Weekly Photo Challenge: Variations on a Theme (Inspired by Magnolias)

Before I moved to the West Coast, the only thing I knew about magnolias was that they were in the title of a very emotional movie called Steel Magnolias.

Then one day I discovered them outside our local library and rushed to take a photo. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

When I think of growth, I think of change – how it broadens our perspective and expands our horizons.

New Year’s Day brought us the first supermoon of 2018, a phenomenon where the moon happens to be full just as it’s orbiting closest to Earth. In July 2014 I photographed a supermoon from the deck of a BC Ferry.

First I watched the sunset. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge – 2017 Favorites

To celebrate the end of the year, The Daily Post has asked us bloggers to share the most meaningful photo(s) we’ve taken in 2017.

This year I spent a lot of time asking my cellphone, “Why can’t you take better pictures?” But sometimes it surprised me by doing a pretty good job, so I’d say my favourite photos of 2017 are these ones. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky

I feel blessed to live on the west coast of Canada, a beautiful spot with beautiful weather (most of the time). Sometimes when many parts of Canada are experiencing freezing temperatures and snow, we Vancouver Islanders are strolling around, barely upgrading our footwear from flip-flops. I exaggerate a bit, but you get the idea.

In that spirit, I often cheekily share a “winter” photo like this from my little corner of the world to brag about our mild temperatures. So, since this week’s photo challenge through the Daily Post is to share something “Cheeky,” here’s my cheeky photo of an “I-bet-our-weather-is-better-than-yours” sunset on Dallas Road in Victoria, BC. Read more