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Surprised by Joy

‘Surprised by Joy’ is a heart-breaking poem written by William Wordsworth when recalling the grief of his daughter, Catherine’s passing. The poem is written in the form of a sonnet, with the first eight lines describing his initial shock and disbelief, and the last six lines expressing his deep sorrow and regret. “Surprised by Joy”…

The Famous Five

Never explain, never retract, never apologize. Just get the thing done and let them howl.” Nellie McClung Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and Henrietta Muir Edwards are known throughout Canada as the The Famous Five. Together, they fought for the right of women to be recognized as persons in the eyes of…

A Winter Walk on National Hat Day

January 2023 is a great time to start reading! As the new year begins, it’s the perfect opportunity to set yourself up for success and make reading a priority. Reading opens a whole new world of knowledge and engaging stories. It helps us to expand our minds, gain a better understanding of the world around…

A Winter Twilight by Angelina Weld Grimké

Winter is a time for poetry A Winter Twilight” by Angelina Weld Grimké was published in 1923. The poem is about the beauty of a wintry evening and the power of nature. It is a didactic poem that speaks to the mysteries of the natural world and the inevitability of transitions as the scene moves…

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Welcome

Welcome to my Photo Blog!  I have collected many photos over the years – some good, some not so good and some really not so good.  I enjoy photography, especially the automatic point and snap kind, because it captures the essence of a moment in time that we want to remember.  Memories are like old photography paper – they fade and become mellow with time.   I leave the artistry to others, more proficient in the details of the art form.  Welcome to my moments.  Hopefully this will inspire you to leave your footprint in the “pixel sands” of time.

Rebecca

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Welcome to my Photo Blog

Every day we create history, simply by living. Time moves in one direction – ever forward. The only way to stop time – to crystalize a moment is when we take a photo

Do you remember the places, people, or stories behind the pictures? Photos are a record of the lives we live – they are a cultural reflection of our time in history. They are memories of who we are.