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

Rewards of an Annual Retreat on Island Lake

For the past several years I have had the honour of joining fifteen to twenty inspiring women at Island Lake a few hours northeast of here. Golfing at the course … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 22 Comments

A Year on the Boreal Landscape: The Book. Finally.

I haven’t been around much, I know. In fact I haven’t been seriously photographing much; haven’t even been out walking much compared to usual. I’m all wrapped up in my … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · 26 Comments

A Walk in Winter Woods

I took a long walk in the woods the other day. The sun was shining with an irresistible invitation. Unseasonably warm weather made gloves optional (of course I brought them … Continue reading

February 19, 2012 · 17 Comments

Landscapes of a Calendar Year on the Hills

January 1 as the beginning of the calendar year seems to have been an arbitrary decision. Adopted before the acceptance of the Gregorian calendar, it seems to have been chosen … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · 19 Comments

Back Alley Walk ~ Jasper, Alberta

The town of Jasper is world famous as a tourist resort. It is a special town. An 1813 fur-trade outpost became a railway siding in 1911, four years after Jasper … Continue reading

November 13, 2011 · 20 Comments

The MUSHroom

Maybe it was the word itself: mush-room.Hardly appealing.My early lust for language must have taken immediate offence. Mush: what you might have to eat if your mum couldn’t cook, or … Continue reading

July 23, 2011 · 40 Comments

Pursuing Light’s Pigments

“There are two kinds of light – the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.” ~James Thurber Prickly Rose – Early Morning – After Rain. July 7, 2011. 6:50 … Continue reading

July 15, 2011 · 26 Comments