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Yearly Archives: 2013

At the Marina

Last month (I told you I’d need to do some catching up) I joined some other Newcomers on a little photo field trip to our local marina. It was a great opportunity to see a few things in a different way and to add to my collection of photos (as if I don’t already have […]

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Dog Views

Did you know? The Australian Shepherd did not originate in Australia. The first ancestors of the breed originated in the mountainous regions of Spain, though they later became known because of their use by sheep herders in Australia. Even though the huge popularity of this breed arose in the USA, the Americans tend to say […]

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Firsts …

Things are looking up! My bucket list first (learning to play piano from scratch): Though I still don’t know all the music notes to read them at a glance, I’m getting there. Better than that, I’m slowly improving with my piano and, with all the daily practice, I’m gaining so much confidence. I can actually […]

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Day Trippin’

In the last post I closed by saying how I was looking forward to meeting up with two fellow Flickr-ites who were taking the ferry across and we were going to do a photography field trip. It was great meeting these ladies for the first time and we fit in from the moment we met […]

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Bubbly

‘bubbles’ (bokeh is really what it is) in my garden … It’s been somewhat busy in the past week. Drove my neighbour and joined him in a local Probus meeting. The guest speaker was a woman who traveled to Machu Picchu and she lost 100 lbs to be able to walk the Inca Trail to […]

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Currently

digging (as in liking): this amazing place where we now live drinking: earlier had a small shot of Sambuca eating: at this moment nothing but made chicken curry and roti for dinner; then nibbled some blueberries I had picked in our yard earlier today listening: to the heavy breathing of the dogs who just came in from their evening […]

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