Spooky spinsters

Tuesday, December 30, 2008


Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft. ~Sven Nykvist


Monday, December 29, 2008


Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
~Maori Proverb

Shells on ice

Sunday, December 28, 2008


I found these remnants of spring basking in the winter sun on a patch of bubbly ice on Christmas day... thought they looked like a lovely decoration of sorts. Mother Nature likes to play with the seasons like that!

The Ice Princess

Saturday, December 27, 2008


Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail.

Currently showing: Elvis On Ice!

Friday, December 26, 2008


...how we have fun on Christmas Day in Montreal! Wooo!

A bit o'warmth for the Christmas chillies

Thursday, December 25, 2008


And now for a short break from the winter ice and snow... a glimpse of the Pacific coast for your viewing pleasure!

Hope you all had a beautiful and perfect Christmas, and that you can all enjoy some time off with your loved ones.

More winter pics coming up soon!

Happy Yule to everyone

Sunday, December 21, 2008


He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
~Roy L. Smith

Round and round it goes...

Thursday, December 18, 2008


Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities.
~Marcus Terentius Varro, De Re Rustica

Holiday twinkles

Wednesday, December 17, 2008


Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
~Norman Vincent Peale

The dark sister

Tuesday, December 16, 2008


Moonlight is sculpture. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne

Tired of the snow yet?

Monday, December 15, 2008


If you live here, you better not be... this was only the *first* snowfall of the season! LOL! It's mostly all melted away now, replaced with dismal ice and slush... but not for long, I suspect!


Sunday, December 14, 2008


I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape - the loneliness of it, the dead feeling of winter. Something waits beneath it, the whole story doesn't show.
~Andrew Wyeth

More icy beauty...

Friday, December 12, 2008


Another view of the portrait Mother Nature left behind two days ago.

Winter has finally descended upon us...

Thursday, December 11, 2008


Here's what the first storm of the winter left behind, to soften the blow... is this a beautiful work of art or what!

Starlings on the pier

Sunday, December 7, 2008

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Just another fond memory of a January afternoon stroll on the Brighton Pier, UK.

January skies at dusk

Friday, December 5, 2008

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Another one of my favorites from the Brighton Pier, UK.

More Brighton beach, UK

Wednesday, December 3, 2008


...perhaps a better representation of the weather AND the "crowded at the seams" country! LOL

Brighton Beach, revisited

Monday, December 1, 2008

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Just had an urge to sift through some UK pics from last January...
This is one of my favorites of Brighton Beach at sunset, as seen from the famous Pier.