Cooper Warmbody

Since my husband passed away just over a year ago, this fellow, this friend Cooper, sometimes known as Dufus, or Fur Face, has been close to hand.  If I make so much as the slightest sniffle, he is up, even from another room, and is at my side as if to say, “I know.  I miss him too.  Pat me.  You’ll feel better.”  It never … Continue reading Cooper Warmbody


Canada, like the rest of the New World, is a country of immigrants. We believe that we gain from our diversity and we continue to welcome immigrants.  It’s part of our heritage.  Morning Star illustrates the history of the land we live in from the artist’s Dene Suline perspective and expresses hope of mutual respect.   Please click on image for a better view.    Alex Janvier’s … Continue reading Heritage

Odd Couple/28-Silent Partnership

This is series on couples – street photography capturing two people –  which for lack of anything more imaginative I have named the Odd Couple series, when in fact they may, or may not be odd.  I’ll leave that to the viewer. For my solo series click here Weeklly photo challenge: partners –  give us subjects that are in tune with one another. Please click on image for … Continue reading Odd Couple/28-Silent Partnership

Visual Quotation 75 – Memories

  I want to hold my memories close,  to keep them frozen in time, but I’m afraid too because … “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”   Lois Lowry, The Giver Please click on the image for a larger view Weekly Photo Challenge: Season Continue reading Visual Quotation 75 – Memories

Visual Quotation 73 – Circle

“A circle is the reflection of eternity. It has no beginning and it has no end … ” – Maynard James Keenan After a very difficult month at the hospital watching over my husband, I am very happy to say that we returned home together on New Year’s Eve.  It is nice to be home to enjoy some ‘us’ time. Weekly photo challenge: Circle Continue reading Visual Quotation 73 – Circle

Composition – from every angle

Weekly photo challenge: From every angle – I found this to be a good reminder.  The first or obvious shot is not always the best shot.  Changing the angle changes the perspective, the background and the composition, any of which can add or detract from the shot.   I went out into my garden and shot a round of images of St. Francis.  I kept post … Continue reading Composition – from every angle