Just a stone’s throw away…

When you have lived in one place for twenty years, you sometimes can forget that you have aspects to your neighourhood that are truly interesting or unusual. On the weekend, we had friends over for brunch and a walk in a local marsh. They were impressed by this gorgeous area that is nestled between our home and the […]

Reflecting a different point of view

A few weeks back, I got stuck in traffic in front of the Art Gallery of Ontario. The AGO is on a very busy street in Toronto and I picked the middle of the day, on a Saturday to visit the area. It turned out, though, that it gave me an inspiration. At one point, after about 5 minutes […]

Remembering to slow down

As this crazy, busy week comes to an end, I realized I had not taken a single picture for fun. There were events at work to document, but there is nothing to document life. It seems that empty nest or not, there is always too much to do. I don’t want photography to become a chore, […]

Disproportionately happy

It seems ridiculous to say, but I’m going to say it anyway. I am incredibly pleased. The reason this is ridiculous to say is that something happened that is small, yet made me want to jump up and down and I kind of, sort of, did. I spoke in an earlier blog about entering photo contests. […]

Goodbye to the flowers

Earth laughs in flowers – Ralph Waldo Emerson As the leaves fall and the temperature drops, photography involving flowers is pretty much over for now. There are some indoor spaces that will continue to bloom, but the abundance of flowers that I had at the ready will not be around again until next April or May. […]