These days I have taken to carrying my camera in my handbag where ever I go. My shoulders often hurt from the extra weight I carry all day but thats the price I am willing to pay.
A friend from Pikangikum asked me to visit her 5 month grandchild currently in ICU at the children hospital here in Winnipeg. When I walked into the waiting room, three women from Pikangikum were quietly speaking to each other in Ojibwe. The tone of their voices and distinct facial features brought a longing, unexpected tears [...]
Those of you that have been following this blog since the beginning of time know that I appreciate flowers a lot 🙂 So it was a no brainer when I miraculously (there is no other way to describe such a sudden turn of events) found myself in a relationship four months ago that the [...]
The last time I saw these mountains was three years ago when I spent Christmas in Montana. They never get old for me. Seeing as Banff is a mere two hours away from where I stayed, it's only natural that we went to see the Rockies before heading back to Winnipeg. The trip was quick, but it [...]
Bracketing, were have you been all my life? A kind photographer in Red Lake, showed me how I can take two or three identical pictures, "stack" them in either Lightroom or Photoshop to make one photo that has the perfect composition. Most of these pictures were stacked. I hope next week I can [...]
If you have followed this blog for awhile, these girls must look familiar to you. My friendship with them began 3 years ago when I moved to Pikangikum. The desire to keep to myself in the first few weeks of arriving in a new place is very strong. Especially when I don't know anyone and [...]