On and Over the Hills

"Go as far as you can see; when you get there you'll be able to see farther." ~ Thomas Carlyle

A New View

A New View, originally uploaded by MissusK (Cindy).

Clearcutting has opened up vistas in Alberta’s Swan Hills that have never been seen before. Why does it feel opportunistic to photograph them?

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4 comments on “A New View

  1. amiindieyet
    August 17, 2010

    This is absolutely beautiful. I’d love to wake to such a view.

    • missusk76
      August 18, 2010

      Thank you amiindieyet, but it’s a little windy up there – your tent might blow away! 🙂

  2. flandrumhill
    August 19, 2010

    That’s how I felt when trees were cleared in one section of our subdivision to make way for new homes. Suddenly, the ocean was visible where it had never been before. The view is beautiful but always bittersweet.

    • missusk76
      August 19, 2010

      Oh, Amy Lynn, that’s just the same scenario. I’m thrilled to be able to see the lay of the land, something that was never possible before except by air, but it makes me so sad that I can. Such conflicting feelings.

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