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invoke winter … stand by the sea

Rachel Carson: “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” from poet William Stafford: “be a person here. stand by the river, […]

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sweet clarity of winter

sneak peek (it’s now finished) “learning” Maggie and Pearl in the snow, when we used to live on the farm in northern Alberta. “One kind word can warm three winter months.” -Japanese proverb. First snow when we used to live up north.   As family and friends are aware, we no longer live where there […]

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Snow Angel

The canine version of making snow angels, for your viewing pleasure. (Even though the light is flat, sometimes it’s necessary to take the photo to capture the moment.) A spectator but non-participant: ~ ~ ~ Photographs Never Forget! If you would like me to take photographs of the precious moments with your pets, contact me […]

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You know those spring snowfalls where you can watch the thick dark clouds headed your way and you know what they are about to bring? This morning my husband and I watched just such weather coming our way from the West. Sure enough, it began with a bit of snow spitting. After about maybe 10 […]

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Alberta Winter

Sometimes it’s best to let the picture do the talking. I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape – the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter.  Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn’t show.  ~Andrew Wyeth One kind word can warm three winter months. ~Japanese Proverb

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