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Ellipsis for Nicole

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Sadly, today is the last day of the Grad Show for the Fine Artists at University of British Columbia Okanagan.  I say sadly, because I didn't get a chance to stop by until yesterday, and I wish I could have told you about it sooner.  I think you'd really enjoy it.  I've been to three or four of these shows and I have to say this is easily my favourite.  It could be because there are quite a few photographers in this graduating class, but I also think it's because I found these works so accessible compared to some of instillations in previous shows.  Yes I do think art should make you think, but I don't think it should make you think "WTF?" too often.  But maybe that's just me.  My apologies to artists whose works I did not post, I just couldn't take photos of everything and I know I missed capturing some great talent.  
My main reason for posting here today, was so my daughter could see what her classmates have been up to this year.  This is the …

Wordless Wednesday on Kuipers Peak

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Walking in Spring

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I just didn't have it in me to walk up the hill to Mission Ridge yesterday afternoon.  I know it's better for me - that uphill is a good cardio workout - but it was a low energy day.  In fact I had not one, but two naps yesterday morning.  I was reading a book at breakfast and I could barely keep my eyes open so I lay down on the couch for a while.  When I woke up I grabbed my book again, and again I found myself drifting off so I had another little nap.  When I rose from that nap, I felt infinitely better  ...but I digress.  So instead of walking the dogs up to the top of the ridge, we walked up the new leg of Gordon Drive.  We crossed the street slipped through the black metal gate and into the woods, following the rocky path along Bellevue Creek that ends at the pond near Wally's farm.  Golden wood, charred remains, buds and blossoms inspired me to take a few shots with my iPhone.  Here's what turned out.