Searching for Emeralds

In a world of white, surrounded by crystalline diamonds, I long for sun warmed earth and the emergence of living emeralds.

The Most Important Thing to Remember for 2014

I have not set any resolutions this year.  It was finally time to get honest.  How many years have I set the resolution that I want to lose weight or exercise more only to forget it the next time a … Continue reading

Sapphire and Diamonds

Winter in Alberta can be miserable.  Days of bundling up against frigid temperatures, grey gloomy skies and snow that seems to pile, pile and pile up. On the other hand, winter in Alberta can be absolutely stunning.  Glittering diamonds against … Continue reading

Tree Envy {Weeky Photo Challenge – Hues of You}

I am GREEN with envy! That’s correct, I suffer terribly from TREE ENVY!  When we purchased our little maple tree, two years ago, I had lovely visions of RED and ORANGE foliage bringing vibrant fiery autumn colour to my yard. … Continue reading

Putting on your Big Girl Panites Part II – Overcoming my Fear of Heights

Well our family summer vacations never seem to disappoint.  It never fails that at some point in time our adventures will take us high… Sometimes very high… Sometimes very high with only a metal bar to protect you from falling … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge – The Golden Hour (Haiku)

the golden hour bathes the world in a soft light creating beauty

The Weeds of Life

No one ever photographs the weeds in their garden. Why focus in on the dandelions and invading clover when there are lilies and roses to capture? The same can be true of our lives.  It is far too easy to … Continue reading

A Sun in My Garden

  As I wander through the gardens I breathe easy As the sun is both above my head but also at my feet

Longing For Summer – Rock the Shot Photo Submission

I am longing for summer.   I want to bask in the heat of the day and feel the golden rays of the sun warm my very soul. This image is entered into the Rock The Shot Forum (www.rocktheshotforum.com) March … Continue reading

Tulips – A Haiku

orange, yellow, peach petals of vibrant colour wilting far too soon