Category Archives: Photo Challenges

Lofty Heights

In an earlier post I briefly introduced the Meteora in Greece. Located about a 4-hour drive north of Athens, Meteora is a stunningly beautiful area of giant rock pillars.  I read somewhere that the word itself means “lofty” or “elevated”, … Continue reading

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Church Doors – Greek Style

All the gates and doors I am featuring in this week’s Thursday Doors were from two churches I found in Athens. The first one had a charming little outbuilding at the rear of the property.  I have no idea what … Continue reading

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I Love November

For the first time in two years, Gilles and I are on vacation, and this month’s Changing Seasons post is being sent to you while I’m on the road. Greetings from Greece! I could fill this entire post with the … Continue reading

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Stop The Train

The handful of you who read my blog Following A Bold Plan, will recognize this building as the Witch’s Hat in Uxbridge, which sits along the Trans-Canada Trail. The Witch’s Hat was built in 1904 as a train station to … Continue reading

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Leaving a Legacy

A couple of weeks ago, while Helen and I were out exploring the home of Lucy Maud Montgomery, we also discovered an interesting structure a few kilometres down the road. The Thomas Foster Memorial is located beside a cemetery, and … Continue reading

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Lucy’s House

I’m going out on a limb here to suggest that the book Anne of Green Gables, and its author Lucy Maud Montgomery, are Canada’s most recognized literary exports … they are most certainly in the top five. Even in my youth, … Continue reading

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Gateways To The Lake

Along the southern shore of Lake Simcoe runs a small country-like road with a single lane in both directions – shared by pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.  On a warm summer day, it’s a busy place. Travelling down this road, one … Continue reading

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September, And It’s Hot

Don’t let the summer weather fool you.  The calendar says it’s September. It’s been hot, and it feels odd to have July-like temperatures in early autumn when the leaves are turning yellow and red. My photo library continues to fill … Continue reading

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Consider Yourself Warned

My meager offering for today’s Thursday Doors is a single gate I found leading to a property backing onto an urban trail I was traveling a few weeks ago. It ticked all the right buttons – a door (of sorts), … Continue reading

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August In The Rearview Mirror

What happened to August?  One minute it was July and then in the blink of an eye, I found myself staring down the last handful of days in August.  I’m not ready for summer to be over so quickly. This … Continue reading

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