Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween!!

Halloween has certainly changed for me over the years.  I was never a huge fan of thinking up complicated costumes and elaborately decorating my house (I’m just not that creative), but when my kids were little, we made sure that … Continue reading

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Settle down Sandy!!

What kind of a name for a hurricane is Sandy?  Sandy is a friendly name, evoking images of sweet, innocent Sandy from the movie, Grease, but this hurricane is anything but friendly! Although we are not going to be hit … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Macro Photography, Photography, Storms, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , | 27 Comments

A Dream Come True!

Last night was amazing!!  Not only did I get to spend time with two very close friends, but I also had the privilege of meeting one of my favourite authors, Deborah Harkness, who wrote A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night. … Continue reading

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Mystery Photo #49

I have a surprise for you today.  I have had a guest mystery photo submission from a friend of mine.  Her name is Cindy as well, and we have been baseball moms together for quite a few years now.  Ever … Continue reading

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Framing the View

Having been sick for almost a week, I have not even had my camera out of the bag, let alone been out taking photos.  As a result, I haven’t been too inspired about my blog.  Last night I started going … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Composition, Exploring, Fall Colours, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Nature, Photography, Rural Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Watch out on the roads!!

An exciting event took place last Friday which has been severely overshadowed by this stupid flu bug running rampant through our house.  My youngest son, Daniel,  got his G1!!! For all of you outside of Ontario, that is his learner’s … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Blogging, Cars, Children, Family, Humour, Life Experiences, Memories, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure???

The expression in my title today means that it is is better to try to avoid problems in the first place, rather than trying to fix them once they arise, and I have always truly believed this when it comes … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Fall Colours, Family, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Illness, Nature, Photography, Rural Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Mystery Photo #48

Having decided to cut down a bit on the frequency of my blog, I have been wondering whether or not to keep up with the weekly mystery photo.  I started this blog to showcase my best photos and share with … Continue reading

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First Try!

On Tuesday when I got home from work, there was a notice from the post office on my door saying that they had tried to deliver a parcel earlier in the day.  I was very excited because I knew it … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Camera Settings, Focus, Macro Photography, Photographic Challenges, Photography, Photography Equipment, Photography Experiments, Photography Techniques | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

Did you miss me?

Yesterday was the first day that I skipped blogging, and it felt really strange.  Did you miss me because I sure missed all of you? LOL Actually, it worked out well for me because Sunday night, when I normally would … Continue reading

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