The handmaid's tale

July 31, 2016 - During cottage time, Soleil was shedding in great clumps, and so her brush came out and Uncle Dan did the honours: Sh...
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Cottage coda

July 30, 2016 - It's Saturday morning and cottage week is over: everybody's just gone their separate ways. In our case, it meant heading...
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splish, splash

July 29, 2016 - More fun at the lake.
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cottage comings and goings

July 28, 2016 - The dogs up and down the dock: Arwen with her mad diving skilz: Hummingbirds! Reflections of a hummingbird hunt...
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Dog paddle

July 27, 2016 - First, Soleil: Then Arwen: What are the odds for this kind of outcome? Special thanks to Alison Burton for her aw...
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ladies of the lake

July 26, 2016 - Ladies of the lake
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Century

July 25, 2016 - Yesterday, brother-in-law Dan and I set out on a 100 mile ride around the big lakes of Muskoka. It was a challenging rid...
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cottage time

July 24, 2016 - It's that time of the year again; the annual week at the cottage. The dogs have already reacquainted themselves with th...
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closer two/too

July 23, 2016 - Having two dogs, it seems only fair to post this today, to follow up on yesterday's post. What I was attempting to conv...
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closer

July 22, 2016 - Dogs don’t like to be hugged, Or so it is said. The human embrace, so foreign, Suffocates, imprisons, Threatens a re...
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semantics

July 21, 2016 - “She can sit up and beg, and she can give her paw — I don't say she will, but she can.” -Dorothy Parker
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(back) in the swim

July 20, 2016 - Soleil is still under doctor's orders for taking it easy, but at least we're back in the water again, though embarrassin...
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The waiting...

July 19, 2016 - ...is the hardest part.
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Mouse Encounters of the Third Time

July 18, 2016 - If you are a regular reader of this blog, you'll know that a week and a half ago, Soleil hurt her back leg, and she's sl...
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Black Dog

July 17, 2016 - I leaped aside, and fell, and it streamed past me, crushing everything in its path as it swept down to the water and...
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a few more doggie doodles

July 16, 2016 - Sketch of Arwen's first meeting with her friend Maggie, when they were both about 5 months old. Grace, a friend's JRT...
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Nice

July 15, 2016 - It is the unforeseeable that creates the event. (Georges Braque) I want to paint a picture of the Nice that I knew....
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Playing away

July 14, 2016 - The last couple of days, I've been driving out to a cottage nearby, to feed and play with a couple of dogs, in my friend...
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Parched

July 13, 2016 - “It is one of the perils of our so-called civilized age that we do not yet acknowledge enough, or cherish enough, this c...
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breaking the rules

July 12, 2016 - ...in more ways than one. Breaking photographic rules by purposely shooting flowers through an obstruction in order to...
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Hydrotherapy

July 11, 2016 - So, in applying my runner's logic to the vet's directives of two weeks of house arrest and minimal activity for Soleil,...
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Awenda

July 10, 2016 - We all needed a day off yesterday, so we headed out to Georgian Bay and took the dogs for a paddle at the dog beach at A...
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I'm rolling thunder, pouring rain

July 09, 2016 - Picking up where I left off… I dropped Soleil off at the vet’s for 9am. Usually she jumps in and out of the jeep on h...
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Vagaries

July 08, 2016 - Vagary: (n) an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course, or instance: the vagaries of weather; the vagaries o...
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behind the scenes

July 07, 2016 - Some of the test shots from yesterday's efforts
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Now and then (again)

July 06, 2016 - Another now and then. The dogs doing ''The Meerkat'' today, and three years ago. I'll post a few behind the scenes shot...
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we will rock you

July 05, 2016 - I've lived here nearly 7 years now, and this rock has become a focal point: photographing sunrises and early morning mis...
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Now and then

July 04, 2016 - now: three years ago:
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Baby you can drive my car

July 03, 2016 - We had a visit yesterday from Haydn and Aspen, the two chocolate girls I photographed back in February, and their humans...
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water music

July 02, 2016 - w a t e r m u s i c
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Happy Canada Day

July 01, 2016 - Canada celebrates 149 years as a country today. My Dad would have celebrated 76. It's always a bittersweet day for that...
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