Category Archives: travel

Flight Path

There are many paths we take in life, but flying over Kauai, Hawaii last year, impressed my senses beyond belief. The feel of being in a helicopter is like experiencing a slow-motion journey comparable to that of a bird’s flight. … Continue reading

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Shades of Warmth

Photo taken on beach in Kauai, Hawaii. Footsteps back in time Memories of total warmth No thoughts of winter   Ailsa’s Travel Theme: Warm

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Travel Theme: Fragile

  Aging gracefully Surrendering to seasons Fragile moments sigh   Photos taken in Northern Ontario parks. Ailsa’s Theme

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Pic and a Word Challenge #114: Isolation

  Revelation gels Solidifying belief Oneness in nature Interconnection unfolds Isolation vanishes   Patrick’s Challenge  

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Travel Theme: Frozen

“The magical way the wintertime warms you up is through its frozen beauties!” (Mehmet Murat ildan) Frozen landscape of Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada.   Frozen Athabasca Falls, Alberta.   Inner, frozen caverns of Athabasca Falls.   Spring buds frozen by … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Branches

Botanical gardens in Edmonton, Alberta.   Glorious branches in Kauai, Hawaii.   Reflection of branches in a pond in Sudbury, Ontario.   A lonely, red maple tree on the edge of Lake Huron.     Ailsa’s Challenge  

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Bricks or Stones

Memories of Ottawa, 2016   View of Canada’s Parliament Buildings from across the Ottawa River.   Designed, brick enclosure around a pond next to the lofty pillars from the above image.   Bonsai tree with large, cut stones in the … Continue reading

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Seven Day Challenge: Day 6

  Challenge Rules: Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.   (Instead, I offer an open invitation to any photographer who would like to join in.)

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: In The Distance

Kilauea Point Lighthouse, Kauai, Hawaii   Looking down the beach into the distance next to where we stayed in Kapaa, Kauai.   Gazing at the distant clouds while enjoying a refreshing drink.   Cee’s Challenge

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Road to Solitude

(Photo taken my daughter in Banff, Alberta a few years ago. ) One steadfast resolve Searching for quiet spaces Where mind can feel peace Moment found in calming lake Leaving is such sweet sorrow     (I indulged in borrowing … Continue reading

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K’lee & Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: Looking Down

Two rock formations captured while looking down. First, a gorge at Athabasca Falls, Alberta. Second, a weathered rock slab. The crack peaked my curiosity. Waterfalls as seen from a helicopter ride into a remote area of Kauai, Hawaii. Next, sparkly … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black& White Photo Challenge: Candid Shots of People or Animals

“I’d rather play with sand than be the flower girl.”   Newly married couple walking away with the photographer for more photos. My daughter finally took her shoes off.   Imu ceremony at Smith’s Family Luau, Kauai.  A must experience! … Continue reading

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Cee’s Black/White Photo Challenge:Texture

The Indian Banyan Tree intrigued me each time I saw one in Hawaii.  Unusually gnarly, each one had its own majestic presence and quite photogenic.   The mountainous, northern coastline of Kauai is a textural wonderland in B/W. The last … Continue reading

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TJ’s Household Haiku #13: Window & Heart

  Exotic window Reflecting back heart’s desires Ocean spirit laughs     TJ’s Challenge *So happy to be able to present photographs of a recent trip to Kauai, Hawaii. 🙂

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Garden Isle Wonders

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing…”  (Angel Kilby) *Just returned from my daughter’s beachside wedding in Kauai, Hawaii. Incredible journey of seeing the amazing beauty of another side of the world.     Plant … Continue reading

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