Tag Archives: happiness

Spring Says, “I’m Here” – Winter Says, “Not Quite Yet”

The swimming pool where I destress after work is closed for its annual yearly maintenance, so by Sunday I was in need of some exercise and connecting with nature. Saturday evening the ground was covered with a thin layer of fresh … Continue reading

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My Favorite Benches

Ailsa from Where’s My Backpack weekly theme is benches. My favorite benches: I am a book junkie and the library is one of my favorite places to visit on my lunch hour. This bench is featured in a small garden … Continue reading

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Reflection – One Hundred Posts

When I began blogging in the latter part of August 2012, I did so with two goals in mind. The first was to chronicle my journey of walking the El Camino and describe for my family and friends that journey. … Continue reading

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Above The Clouds – Wild Weekly Photo Challenge # 27

I have a huge fascination for clouds and cloud formations. When I fly, as often as possible, I choose the window seat so I can plaster my nose or camera lens against the plane window and watch the clouds and sometimes … Continue reading

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The Beauty of the Iris – Color and Overlooked

Let the following pictures show the beauty of the iris by focusing on the beards, falls and color. Let’s Be Wild photo challenge # 26 is “overlooked” and the Daily Press weekly photo challenge is “color”. These pictures showcase both challenges and … Continue reading

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Jake’s Photo Challenge – Entrance

Jake at Jakesprinter Sunday Post has chosen “entrance” for his weekly photo challenge. Using nature as a catalyst, my photos of “entrance” feature wood and rock.

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Do You See What I See ?

‘The imagination is the spur of delights … all depends upon it, it is the mainspring of everything; now, is it not by means of the imagination one knows joy? Is it not of the imagination that the sharpest pleasures … Continue reading

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All About Lines – Rail Lines

In response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, this past Saturday I was once again walking along the rail lines. This time, the rail line was along the Bull River in the East Kootenays.

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Moments In Time – # 43

We have all experienced those “moments in time” where we see a picture, hear a song or a phrase is read and we are taken back to a moment in time to a place, a person or an activity that … Continue reading

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Fun Foto Challenge – Circles and Curves

The amazing architecture of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain is all about curves and will also apply to Cee’s next fun foto challenge of lines. Enjoy the beauty of this magnificent structure. Read about my visit to Bilbao here.

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