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Art: If no birds sang

“Use the talents you possess — for the woods would be silent if no birds sang but the best.” ~Henry Jackson Van Dyke    “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” ~Pablo Picasso “One can do such lovely things with so little.” ~Camille Pissarro I have been making […]

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A world where there are Octobers

PREAMBLE: I wrote and put this post together on Thursday, the final day of October, but held it back so I could give the “before/after” post some time to be viewed first. Then serendipity took over. On Friday morning I visited Shawna Lemay’s Calm Things and her Friday post had a similar theme. In fact, […]

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gold in its pocket

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” – Jim Bishop “Pearl” “Austin” I thought it was time Pearl and Austin had some ‘face time’ so here they are in golden autumn splendour — inside a pocket of gold. Both images were taken in the same spot within minutes of one […]

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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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