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¡Yo no hablo español!

By on February 18, 2018

Mexico! The very word conjures up exuberant, joyful people, mariachi bands, hot tamales and colours, lots of colours everywhere. I have not been disappointed. On my rollercoaster trip of a lifetime I find myself living in Ensenada, Baja California, a fairly large coastal city with a population of a little more than half a million. […]

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Fun with Macro!

By on January 20, 2018

So….I got my new macro lens yesterday and I just had to try it out. So much fun! I obviously have a lot to learn and I will need to find a spot with more bugs. The only ones in the Desert Garden at Balboa Park were a few wasps and flies. It was a […]

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

By on December 15, 2017

I learned about this wonderful place when I watched National Geographic’s “Dogtown“. My heart was forever imprinted with the images of Michael Vick’s fighting dogs arriving at Dogtown, particularly the bait dogs. It was heartbreaking. I thought to myself that if I ever got the chance, I would visit the sanctuary and volunteer. I got […]

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Paris……. incroyable!

By on October 13, 2017

It was all I could have hoped for, from the cobblestoned streets to the magnificent Eiffel Tower, from the sidewalk cafes to the hidden Palais Royal. Outdoor markets, boulangeries, des pâtisseries, macarons, fine wines, cheeses, strong coffee …..everything quintessentially Parisienne. With temptation at every turn, I ask you this…how do the French keep in shape? […]

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Tsuu T’ina Nation

By on July 31, 2017

On my return from Banff, where I was taking a photography course with Learn Photography Canada, I decided to stop at the Tsuu T’ina Nation Pow Wow in Bragg Creek. It was spectacular! I wandered around, practicing with my Nikon. I have always admired the First Nations people for their simplicity and wisdom. I appreciate their […]

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Photography 101

By on May 11, 2017

As I am about to embark on the trip of a lifetime……maybe the trip for the balance of my lifetime…..I am attempting to equip myself with some basic tools, as in, how to take a decent photo! If you talked to any of my offspring about my photography skills, they would probably groan and do […]

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