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Yearly Archives: 2012


My postcards have arrived! Not only did I receive 2 more postcards from two of the participants in the swap but the postcards I ordered with my own images on them just arrived. I’m beyond thrilled at how great they turned out. The first image shows some of the postcards that arrived as a result […]

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Two for One

I couldn’t help myself. I had to do two blog posts today. That last one was so boring long and really it was mostly housekeeping plus a peek at my attempt at art. This one is full of excitement. Remember those images I did of the Trumpeter swans the other day? They turned out to […]

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A letter from me to you

All right. I realize this coming weekend is Thanksgiving for those of you in the USA. I tend to forget unless I’m online where the marketing machine is rampant. You see, here in Canada we had Thanksgiving over a month ago and it’s so far behind us now. I wish to send all of you […]

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I have more photos of the Trumpeter Swans we encountered on Wednesday’s road trip. Today I’ve played around with the images a bit. Normally, other than the occasional adjustment on contrast or perhaps on the brightness, I tend to offer up my images as they are. I’ll explain what I’ve done to the ones I’ve […]

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… found on today’s road trip. “Traveling in the company of those we love is home in motion.” ~ Leigh Hunt I’ll share more of these photos tomorrow and will update you on the watercolour course I’m taking.

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The 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month

In honour of all soldiers & military personnel, past and present, who fought and saw action due to war. Even those who came back home, are forever changed by the experience. Today I particularly honour two of my family members. My mother who served as a Wren (Women’s Royal Naval Service)  and my Uncle Henry Althouse […]

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