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    December 2, 2012
    clouds ... water, sky, transience, beauty, ever changing, equivalents
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    December 1, 2012
    The old gas pumps in Baljennie, Saskatchewan were photographed circa 1981. Baljennie is the town my wife's paternal family settled in when John Rayner immigrated from England in 1903 and founded 'Bolton Farm'. The farm remains in the Rayner family today.
    Posted In:Contemplations
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    December 1, 2012
    As I get older, family history seems to take on a greater importance. The inset photo shows my paternal grandparents, Christine Bosse (1879-1929) and Joseph Grandmaison (1876-1963), a photo I had never seen before. In fact, there are relatively few photos of my grandmother in existence. I made this photograph of the house my grandparents lived in Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick when I visited in 2009. The house has obviously been upgraded but still stands. Next time I think I will knock on the door and ask the owners if I may quickly look in....
    Posted In:This And That
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    November 30, 2012
    Remember the non-energy efficient windows? They were wonderful canvases to work on! On very cold days, I can still capture frost patterns on one of the bedroom windows. Look especially at sunrise/sunset when the contrast between warm and cool colors is quite evident.
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    November 30, 2012
    I noticed this ruffed grouse on the roadside and stopped to observe it for a while. It eventually flew across to the other side of the road and made me think that it would be interesting to try and capture it in flight. It eventually returned to a tree on the other side of the road after which I readied myself for a shot. As I approached closer to the grouse, it once again left the tree and I quickly followed its motion releasing the shutter a few times. I was happy to find one frame in focus, particularly since I captured the image from close range without remote triggers or sophisticated technology. It's nice to have 'Lady luck' on your side occasionally.
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