Tag Archives: emotions

Scenes on the Seine

Every famous city is known for its iconic symbols, like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Big Ben in London, and the windmills in Amsterdam, but many cities have their iconic waterways too.  In Amsterdam it’s the canals, in London it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Beauty, Blogging, Emotions, Exploring, Famous Landmarks, Happiness, Life Experiences, Memories, Paris, France, Peace and Quiet, Photography, Rivers, Scenery, Summer, Travel, Urban Photography, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Who needs sleep when you’re in Paris?

Let the trip of a lifetime story begin :). After flying overnight from Toronto to Paris, we were tired.  Dragging our luggage to the train station, travelling into the city, and then walking from the Saint-Michel Notre Dame RER station … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Atmosphere, Blogging, Dreams, Emotions, Excitement, Memories, Paris, France, Photography, Travel, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Tenacious Defined

My little old house on the highway is still holding on believe it or not, but during one of our first winter storms this year it took quite a beating in the wind, and everyone who drives by it on … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Blogging, Dundalk, Ontario, Emotions, Famous Landmarks, Memories, Nature, Photography, Rural Photography, Scenery, Snow & Ice, Winter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Thankful

One more sleep until Santa comes!!!  Am I excited about opening presents?  Yes!  Am I looking forward to stuffing myself so full that I can’t move off the couch?  Yes!  But something else that is present every year seems to … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Christmas, Emotions, Family, Happiness, Holidays, Low light photography, Photography, Photography Experiments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Feelings of Awe and Wonder

The tour guide led the way through the doorway, I looked up from adjusting the settings on my camera, stopped in my tracks, and had to catch my jaw before it hit the floor.  This was my reaction to the … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Beauty, Blogging, Books, Dreams, Emotions, Famous Landmarks, Happiness, Ottawa, Ontario, Photography, Reading, Travel, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Thy Dumpster Overfloweth

I did it!!  I made it through dropping my son, Bryan, off at college for the second year, and I didn’t cry near as much this time :).  Don’t get me wrong – it was still really hard, but now … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Children, Emotions, Family, Humour, Kitchener, Ontario, Life Experiences, Love, Photography, School/Education, Urban Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Inspiration??

Have you ever wondered where artists get their inspiration?  The following image (courtesy of Google) is “The Scream”, which is one of the world’s most recognizable works of art created by Norwegian painter, Edvard Munch. “It depicts a man in a … Continue reading

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Posted in Art, Blogging, Emotions, Flowers, Trees & Grass, Hiking, Hope Bay, Ontario, Inspiration, Nature, Photography, Portraits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Ahhh, weddings!!

Where do I begin?  When TBM found out that I was going to be near the 1000 Islands for my niece’s wedding, she challenged me to take 1000 photos over the weekend.  While I didn’t quite make it to 1000, … Continue reading

Posted in 1000 Islands, Blogging, Celebrations, Emotions, Family, Happiness, Kingston, Ontario, Life, Love, Memories, Photography, Portraits, Weddings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 29 Comments

A mixture of good and bad

The last five days have definitely been interesting and certainly not boring.  A real smorgasbord of good and bad that’s for sure.  Remember how happy I was after we finished planting all of our gardens on the long weekend?  Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Anger and Frustrations, Blogging, Casinos, Contrast, Country Living, Dodge Charger, Emotions, Frost, Gardening, Life Experiences, Luck, Photography, Snow & Ice, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Promoting a sense of peace

Work has been crazy busy lately, and I have had a nasty headache for two days, so I thought it would be nice to post a photo tonight that promotes a sense of peace and quiet and restfulness.  Although there … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Blogging, Colours, Curves, Lines & Shapes, Contrast, Emotions, Happiness, Holidays, Isle of Palms, SC, Memories, Nature, Photography, Random Photos, Relaxation, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments