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Van Isle 360

Yet again, I’ve slipped in keeping posts current. In the next few days I hope to post at least two short ones to show you a few things I’ve been up to. Back on June 9th we got together at the home of one of our neighbours, along with several others they had invited, to […]

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There is only now

“The present moment is the substance with which the future is made. Therefore, the best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. What else can you do?”  -Thich Nhat Hanh I took oodles of photos this spring during the herring spawn seen from the beach below our […]

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to make an end is to make a beginning

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding I didn’t want the New Year to begin without a positive and shining greeting to you for the new year — thank you to all […]

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Needing very little

{This is the “Silent Sound”. Clicking on her name will tell you more about her.} Yesterday:  The waves were thick and wild. Made two different batches of spiced nuts (Giada’s Spiced Cocktail nuts and Susan’s Sweet & Spicy Rosemary nuts) — I recommend them both but Giada’s are definitely only for those of us who […]

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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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