Category Archives: Colour

Sweetest Place Ever to Get Married

In all of my previous visits to the Skagit Valley, I have never taken the time to stop at Christianson’s Nursery (it’s the donkeys to the west and the decrepit barn to the east, and […]

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“Fence-iful” Flowers

I had an interview in the Vancouver area towards the end of May and wasn’t going to go all that way for all work and no play, not with one of my favourite destinations less […]

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No More Brown and Grey, Please!

You would think I would be happy about a warm and early spring, but the reality is that with only a skiff (or two?) of snow since mid-January, my colour-loving soul has had to endure […]

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Light for Dark December II

December is a season of light for a many people: Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Light of the World Jewish people celebrate Hanukkah, known as the Festival of Lights, which observes the lighting […]

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Light for Dark December I

Last winter, instead of going carousing with the rest of my classmates on the evening after our first quarter final exams in the Environmental Science program at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC, I went […]

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Rain on Fire

Since I knew I would be working till 10:15 pm on Summer Solstice, I decided to celebrate the longest day of the year a day early, which for me simply means being outdoors until dark, […]

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In the Pink

Typical Grace…nothing for a month and then two posts in the same evening!  My computer died last month and it’s an onerous thing to rebuild a new computer with all your programs, files, preferences and […]

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The Best Camera is the One You Have…

As I drove down the gravel hill towards Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park west of Calgary, a clump of yellow flowers caught my eye. ‘Were those lady’s slippers?!’ I asked myself incredulously. ‘No’, I dismissed my […]

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Tiptoeing Through My Tulip Memories

During March and April when I’m too broke to travel, it often feels like torture that I once “liked” the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival page on Facebook, with all their reminders that more colourful places […]

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Dreaming of Colour

Ugh…it has been snowing lazily all day, the sky a murky mass weighing on my spirit, all colour blotted by its bland whiteness.  Worst of all, it’s been like this all week, defying the saying […]

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