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Nature Break in Canmore

People sure make different choices when it comes to vacations. Budget, family circumstances and personal interests shape holiday plans. Our family vacations tend to one extreme or the other - we go big or stay home! This spring vacation, we opted to unwind with a nine-day nature break in Canmore, featuring daily photo walks. Our vacation pics reflect the tussle between winter and spring that takes place at this time of year in this part of the world.

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Photo Blogging Challenge – Water (October 2016)

Water! Here in Calgary, we open the nearest tap for instant access to unlimited, safe drinking water at a cost of roughly half a cent per litre. Inexpensive, ready access to clean water is easy to take for granted. And that's reflected in my photos - water as an abundant, natural element. Part of what makes water amazing is that we can observe it all three states - gas, liquid, solid - within the temperature range that humans can tolerate. The fact that October is the month for the water theme means the timing is just right to photograph water in all of those natural states.

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Photo Blogging Challenge – Three (March 2016)

Happy 3rd birthday to PJ's photo blogging challenge! I just read my post from three years ago and noticed a couple of things. For one thing, there are a few people who have posted every month for 36 months and counting. Congratulations! For another, I'm convinced my photographs are better now than they were three years ago. That …

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Photo Blogging Challenge – Winter (February 2015)

Two years into this monthly photo blogging challenge and we still haven't covered all of the seasons - even after everyone shares their winter photographs! I expect that "spring" will eventually come up as a theme (but probably not in 2015). Old Man Winter's preoccupation with eastern North America left the Calgary area enjoying mild …

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