Category Archives: winter


Meeting the Queen

(of Maligne, that is). Just one more winter post, since it feels like February today for the first time since January, and I’ve really been wanting to share my “icewalk” experience at the bottom of […]

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White and Blue

Hmmm…it’s the first day of spring and I’m finally getting around to posting some winter photos!  I actually wrote much of this post in early January, and I’m not sure what great interruption distracted me […]

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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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When Life Gives You Lemons…

…make lemonade.  Or photos, if the lemons take the form of snow in May. Hmmm…maybe it’s my fault we are still getting snow in May.  I didn’t take my DSLR out to capture the beauty […]

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Iced Blossoms

It should come as no surprise that the biggest draw for me in the ice-crusted garden was the peach tree with its promising pink blossoms.  I’d admired them the day I arrived, but of all […]

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Icy Spring Morning

I went to visit my sister in Texas earlier this month, and on my third morning there, she woke me up without me asking her to.  An ice storm had blown through between the time […]

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Kaleidoscope Snowflakes

I was always fascinated by kaleidoscopes as a child, those cardboard tubes containing three reflective surfaces, a peep hole on one end, and a rotating segment on the other end, which encases bits of multi-coloured […]

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Gem in the Jewel Box

Despite living less than two and a half hours from the Lake O’Hara region of Yoho National Park, BC for most of my adult life, the hassle of having to book a reservation three months […]

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Better Days

This week’s blog includes more photos of the grain elevators in Mossleigh, Alberta, southeast of Calgary.  These elevators, and the railroad tracks that run beside them, have definitely seen better days.  Pigeons come and go […]

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Quintessential Prairie

Last Sunday, I went for a photo tour southeast of Calgary.  I grew up on the prairies, and when I was in grade school, a poem called “If You’ve Ever Lived on the Prairies” by […]

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