Travel and photography: my two loves

I’ve been staring at my computer for past forty minutes trying to come up with a witty and interesting post for you to enjoy this beautiful Thursday afternoon. My head is finally clear after a struggle with bronchitis. And…. nothing. My mind is blank. I have nothing at the moment. So, to cheat, I’m going…

Photography: my best pics

Okay, okay. I’m spamming your feeds with photos. But you have no idea how many pictures I’ve collected over the years. Photography was a serious hobby for me between 2010 and 2015. I picked up a new Nikon camera last year – the P900. The plan was to get back into hiking and use it…

Travel: Nature Trails, Jasper, 2015

What can I say about Hinton, Alberta? It’s a beautiful small town about four hours by car from Edmonton. I’ve taken both the bus and the train to Hinton since I don’t drive. The train was a lovely experience – but it took forever to arrive in Hinton. Whenever I visit Hinton, I stay at…

Travel: Ode to Halifax – my 2014 trip, Hurricane Arthur.

Tonight I’m reminded of my trip to Halifax in 2014. It was the week that Hurricane Arthur ripped through the east coast. I had been in Halifax for a few days and was supposed to fly home on the day before the storm hit. My flight was cancelled. Which was probably just as well –…

Advice from my grandmother 2: glitter and pearls

Come my little one, and now, we fast to school will go, To sing, read, write, Then we will all be plucky and clever boys and girls. Oh, how great they will be. Karen Jensen, My Journey, author unknown If you have a Mother humming, while she struggled, Every day would seem glorified. A brave…

Photography: Kelowna, Wine Country

Unfortunately, my camera was near end of life for this trip so the quality isn’t great. I’m excited to take out my new Nikon this year.