Tag: quotes

Kaanapali Beach Reminiscing

I’ve collected quotes for as long as I can remember, and this is one of my favourites.  (I came across it again the other day and thought I’d share it with some of my favourite pictures from Kaanapali Beach in March – watching the… Continue Reading “Kaanapali Beach Reminiscing”

Monday Quotes

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.  – Lao Tzu The prairie skies can always make you see more than… Continue Reading “Monday Quotes”

“what we do see depends mainly on what we look for”

“What we do see depends mainly on what we look for…In the same field the farmer will notice the crop, the geologists the fossils, botanists the flowers, artists the colouring, sportmen the cover for the game. Though we may all look at the same… Continue Reading ““what we do see depends mainly on what we look for””

March is a weird month

March is that weird month when the sidewalks are treacherously icy on the morning walk to work and on the walk home you have to avoid all the puddles and slush. You don’t dare stand or walk on the edge of the sidewalk unless… Continue Reading “March is a weird month”

Oh Canada

I’m a big fan of the Olympics and a bit sad that they are pretty much over. I could wait to post this after the Canada-Sweden men’s hockey gold medal game, but regardless if Canada wins or not, I’ve enjoyed watching all the Canadian… Continue Reading “Oh Canada”

Taking A Moment

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ― Henry Miller These are two of my favourite pictures from my trip to the Great Bear Rainforest last June. I’ve posted… Continue Reading “Taking A Moment”

a good book

A good book is a good book, wherever you are reading it, but a good book enjoyed while sitting outside is one of my favourite things.  These are pics taken during a trip to Cypress Hills this past summer when I was taking a… Continue Reading “a good book”

My Favourite Places – Mackenzie Beach

“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. I have heard them all, and of the three elemental voices, that of ocean is… Continue Reading “My Favourite Places – Mackenzie Beach”

learning and being taught

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught. Winston Churchill I like looking up quotes, especially when I’m avoiding doing something (I have a photo project on the go that is giving me some frustration) and I laughed… Continue Reading “learning and being taught”

innocence

If you’ve read my blog for awhile you’ll know I have a soft spot for bears (while at the time being deathly afraid of them).  Of the bear pictures I’ve taken this one is my favourite just because I love the expression of innocence. … Continue Reading “innocence”