The young cyclist.

Phew.. Sifting through a life of clippings, pictures and notes is not an easy task but I have found some fun facts to share. Throughout her life Cathy was a consummate cyclist. She would recall […]

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A Tamdem Ride

Ten…Fifteen…Twenty.. It is unclear how many times I have started this first post since my dear friend, wife and partner for over 50 years rode off this earth on her last ride. Cathy had a […]

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Garden Gifts.

My ongoing attempt to find beauty in all living things was sorely challenged while poking around in my garden. You will recognize this character and its many billion cousins. Holding my camera in one hand […]

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Perspective is everything when attributing labels designating a level of beauty. Wandering in my community garden recently I had occasion to photograph some interesting insects. Most people would agree that while they may not enjoy […]

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Backyard wanderings.

Many shrubs and flowers are doing their part in the great cycle of life. Imagine you are a Bumble bee and looking for a grocery store. (Yeah, yeah I know.. it is bad enough to […]

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Colour Theory Class

Having recently signed up for a class in ‘Colour Theory and Painting Techniques’ given by Mother Nature it was time for our first field trip. While wandering the Meewasin Trail we kept tripping over opportunities […]

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Recent Photos

Recent outings here in the city and on some country roads and right in my back yard has given me some fodder for photos. This batch was taken early in the morning on the irrigation […]

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Flowers, bugs and birds.

A light breeze, (instead of gale force winds), some soft light, recent rain washed flowers and a wandering camera revealed some new insects and some old bird friends. I was surprised to learn that some […]

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Close-up and Personal.

While inspecting my back yard for weeds, a low undulating hum permeated my ears and drew my eyes down to intersect with some flashes of movement in the raspberry patch. It appears that my six […]

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Boarding School

As the roots of this Damndemic (as my friend Al Jardine calls it) spread deeper and deeper into our psyche, people are searching for ways to break up monotony and provide alternative inspirations. To this […]

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