Old lighthouse…

…on Lake Superior’s Grand Island near Munising, MI. Credit: NOAA. Photograph was taken by NOAA – Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory and can be found here. CC BY-SA 2.0 Advertisements

Sitting in the bus…

…outside the Sheraton Centre Hotel in downtown Toronto waiting for the show to get on the road.

Burleigh Falls…

“I think about you. But I don’t say it anymore.” ― Marguerite Duras, Hiroshima Mon Amour Photography by Rick Harris Image found here. Some rights reserved

Toronto…

might be a good place to visit… Image found here.

Artist to Appreciate: Steven Rhude

Originally posted on O' Canada:
Steven Rhude, “On the Edge” ~ Nova Scotia artist Steven Rhude is most often characterized as a realist painter, akin to Alex Colville and Christopher Pratt (both also from the Maritimes).  However, Rhude’s representational style is decidedly more nuanced.  A close examination of his works reveals an underlying splatter technique…

Lake Louise …

… Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada Bluer than Helen’s eyes she lies Under the blue cloud-drifting skies; A daughter fair of light and air Harriet Monroe Image source

Tiny finch…

…related with breast of purest red. In resemblance to the robin. Cheerful in appearance. Fearless in hunger for daily bread. Outwitting all sparrows gathered. Well fed brave in the fight sharp in wit, Red breasted little poll hard to outwit. by Lorraine Rohtmets Image source

Christmas heights…

…Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada…Andy Clark/Corbis It looks beautiful but no way will you get me walking across that bridge…my experiences with Kane’s Bridge across the Yarra River at Fairfield has almost scarred me for life but I still have enough bravado in me to cross it IF I have to! 🙂

Boathouses…

…on Lake Panache, Greater Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Ice palace…

Quebec Winter Carnival, Ice Palace of Bonhomme Carnaval, Quebec City, Canada

Spirit Island…

… Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada Sometimes, no words are needed…