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Five Elements Theory in Chinese Philosophy

Element of Metal– metal sculpture of a loving embrace with nature at Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton, Alberta. “The way that light hits objects…is one of the more important things that sculpture and photography share.” (Rashid Johnson) Element of Fiery Sky … 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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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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Pic and a Word Challenge #113: Smoke

  Day of misty bliss Smoky peaks luring me in Freeing mind to see Revelation of old ones Planting seeds, watching, waiting   Patrick’s Challenge  

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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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Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Peek

  A peek at the darker side of prosperous Ottawa. These two photos were taken almost consecutively. A person on the phone obstructed my view and it appears as if the camera’s eye is peeking around his form.  Then, I … Continue reading

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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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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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Travel Theme: Behind

On the road to Jasper, Alberta. Our first amazing view from behind the trees and hills. “Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.” Nathaniel Hawthorne   Wow! Just had to stop on the highway to take a photo … Continue reading

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Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge #130: Spin and Water

Mountains draw me near Heart’s desire flows like water Spinning on my toes   A travel opportunity took shape to encounter the Rocky Mountains via Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada – not seen in four decades. Fear of flight overcome … Continue reading

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