Wordless Wednesday: Sunset on Mount Tolmie

In the District of Saanich, part of Greater Victoria, it’s common to find people at the top of Mount Tolmie, waiting for the sunset. You can easily reach this local mountain by driving up a windy road called Mayfair Drive or by climbing gravel trails. I remember climbing those trails when I lived nearby on the University of Victoria campus. But on this particular evening, my husband and I drove up to the summit. Read more

Wordless Wednesday: Sunset at Sidney Pier

Since the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenges have ended, I’ve become lazy about posting, but I’m back! I just needed a new challenge to keep me inspired.

This is my very first “Wordless Wednesday” post, where I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. I hope you enjoy this one of Sidney Pier at sunset. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fluid (Sounds and Textures of the Salish Sea)

My soul is full of longing
for the secret of the sea,
and the heart of the great ocean
sends a thrilling pulse through me.
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed I share many photos of the ocean. Most of them are wide shots of shoreline and sky. It’s just so awe-inspiring to drink in the vastness of the scenery. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.

― Miriam Adeney

I’ve moved a lot during my life, so my place in the world is made up of all the people and places I’ve loved over the years. At the same time, it’s also the place where I am at the moment. Read more