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“Someday we will look back on this moment and it will forever remind us to never take the little things for granted. It will remind us to hug with all our hearts, to pause to appreciate holding someone’s hand, and to live in the moments that we are surrounded by others.” – Laura Jones In the past few days I have found myself spending an inordinate amount of time going through recent… Read More

“A garden should make you feel you’ve entered privileged space — a place not just set apart but reverberant — and it seems to me that, to achieve this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing landscape, turn its prose into something nearer poetry.” ― Michael Pollan Many years ago, my mother brought me some columbine seed from her home in Vernon, BC. She referred to them as… Read More

“God give me work, till my life shall end And life, till my work is done.” – Winifred Holtby Today we celebrate my mother-in-law’s 90th birthday. Friends and family will gather, recalling fond memories centred around this incredible lady. She has witnessed more changes than many of us could imagine. Born in Altona, Ontario, once a thriving farm community, now just a handful of buildings, sitting on expropriated land, a shadow of… Read More

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson The barn is long gone, but the memory of this view remains etched upon my memories. It stood for many years on the farm where my wife grew up…. Read More

I titled this photo as I did for a few reasons. This is the last photo I ever took of my father before he passed away in 1979. He was determined to take a few last casts before he got in the car after a great family vacation on Moore Lake. He asked if I would come with him and take a picture. I complained about the mosquitoes and not wanting to… Read More