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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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stains your mouth with morning

Strong Coffee by Anne Higgins Strong coffee smells like a current of warm southerly air in the climate of dawn. Strong coffee gets stronger when poured back through the grounds. Opaque, thick, hot, bitter for waking up, the caffeine pumps through your center, stains your mouth with morning, with going to work, surprises you with […]

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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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Alberta Winter

One thing about living in Alberta, the winters may be cold but the sun shines! I received a lovely note in the mail today. Serge Gouraud had contacted me about a year ago wanting to purchase or license one of my photographs. Today he wanted me to see the launch of his new website, complete […]

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Dog & Pet Photographer :: Grande Prairie and beyond

I had some very willing canine models on Thursday. What a delightful way to spend part of an afternoon. The light was just how I like it too. Seems they were most interested in playtime — look at that snow fly! It’s like watching toddlers at play! = = = Diane specializes in photographing dogs, […]

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