Tag: wide open spaces

Canada 150 – wide open spaces

I grew up in a house with a field just beyond our backyard, in a town that was seemingly plunked down in the middle of nowhere. It was surrounded by fields, and in one direction, beyond the fields were the Great Sandhills.  I can… Continue Reading “Canada 150 – wide open spaces”

early spring on the prairies

“Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect.” -Francis Parkman   A quick break from New Orleans pics…this… Continue Reading “early spring on the prairies”

favourite prairie landscape

This is what summer in Saskatchewan looks like to me.

side of the road

Some lyrics from one of my favourite songs, “Side of the Road” by one of my favourite bands, Blue Rodeo…and because the pictures remind me of my summer job in university spent walking through farmers’ fields doing a corrosion survey of a pipeline. I… Continue Reading “side of the road”