I love to sit around the fire pit with my family. So cozy. We had a great time camping near Gimli, Manitoba this summer. ~~~~~~~~~ Crackling campfire. Gooey s'mores. Sticky laughter.
This time around I asked fellow Anita Factor writing group member, Larry, the following two questions: What inspired you to write your first book? I was enrolled in a correspondence writing course at the time. For our third assignment, we were asked to write an article for a children’s magazine. I figured lightning would be… Continue reading A Minute of Time with Larry Verstraete
Larry and I actually met as members of a writing group. Prior to the Anita Factor, we were both involved with Vast Imaginations. After a few years, the two groups amalgamated. When Larry and I first met, he was already an award-winning, established writer of several non-fiction books for children. He joined our writing group… Continue reading A Minute of Time with Larry Verstraete
I love blue jays, they are beautiful birds. I rarely see them though. They are common here in Manitoba where I live, but they seem to rarely appear. I was ecstatic to get these shots!
In July 2016, my family drove from Winnipeg to Bakers Narrows, Manitoba. Bakers Narrows is a small town north of The Pas and somewhere south of Flin Flon. Along the way, I captured some images of town mascots. The white horse at St. Francois Xavier. Created by Winnipeg sculptor George Barone, the statue commemorates an… Continue reading Town Mascots
The flitting wings of butterflies. Assiniboine Park Zoo, butterfly house. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada This was my first time testing my new macro lens. 100mm.
A plant sheep at Nature's Playground in Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
The Golden Boy atop our Manitoba Legislative Building. A sunset reflecting turns the tower a redish colour.
James (see About James) was going to clean up what we thought was a dead baby animal, typical TJ gifts. TJ loves to leave us gifts! However, when James went to pick it up it moved. He came to me and said he thought it was alive and held the little body in his hand.… Continue reading Oh so Teeny Bunny