Five Years Macro Monday

  I have waited five years for this peony to bloom.   All through the long winter, I dream of my garden. On the first day of spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth. I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.* Macro Monday is hosted by Lisa. xo Kath *Helen […]

Wedding Season

  Many couples come to Niagara-on-the-Lake to get married.  On Saturdays I see brides everywhere. I was surprised at how many random bride shots I have like this one. But today I'm going to take bride photos with a purpose.  A friend is getting married this afternoon and I am the pre-wedding photo person, taking […]

being green

remember kermit's song, it's not easy being green.   as some of you know, andy is an environmental planner by profession.  he believes the path we are on is unsustainable and that if our path remains unchanged, it will be a short one.  we already recycle what we are able to and not so long […]


  Happy Love Thursday My duck photo has nothing to do with the post, I just happened to love the twisty way he has his head on. Sometimes I feel like that too. We're having a busy week … last night my wonderful husband showed me how much he loves me by taking me into […]

a single girl

we spent the long weekend up at the cottage.  having a great time with family and friends.   this is jenna, our niece.    my weekend was definitely enriched by spending time with her. she kept me laughing with her lovely personality,  her delightful sense of humour and  her brilliant one-liners. "my monthly expenses are […]

May 2-4

    It is a long weekend.  3 glorious days. We're celebrating the Queen's birthday. This weekend goes by many names:  Victoria Day in honour of Queen Victoria, The Long Weekend in May, and May 2-4 in reference to the boxes of 24 beer that will be consumed. Most importantly it signals the first long […]

electric oil

i drove to montreal yesterday to see the grandsons. on the way i started to feel like i have a touch of flu. aching body, headache.  i need some of dr. thomas' eclectric oil.  or maybe some of doug's egyptian liniment   one side of the bottle says internal,  the other side says external. um, […]

Love Thursday – A Repost

This is a repost, for some reason this photo has been on my mind all week.  I knew I would have to do Love Thursday and wondered if I should let Margie do it, after all, I'm sure she has some wedding photos that would be perfect for Love Thursday.  But I kept thinking about […]