Wordless Wednesday: Sunset on Mount Tolmie

In the District of Saanich, part of Greater Victoria, it’s common to find people at the top of Mount Tolmie, waiting for the sunset. You can easily reach this local mountain by driving up a windy road called Mayfair Drive or by climbing gravel trails. I remember climbing those trails when I lived nearby on the University of Victoria campus. But on this particular evening, my husband and I drove up to the summit. Read more

Wordless Wednesday: Sunset at Sidney Pier

Since the Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenges have ended, I’ve become lazy about posting, but I’m back! I just needed a new challenge to keep me inspired.

This is my very first “Wordless Wednesday” post, where I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. I hope you enjoy this one of Sidney Pier at sunset. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge – 2017 Favorites

To celebrate the end of the year, The Daily Post has asked us bloggers to share the most meaningful photo(s) we’ve taken in 2017.

This year I spent a lot of time asking my cellphone, “Why can’t you take better pictures?” But sometimes it surprised me by doing a pretty good job, so I’d say my favourite photos of 2017 are these ones. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky

I feel blessed to live on the west coast of Canada, a beautiful spot with beautiful weather (most of the time). Sometimes when many parts of Canada are experiencing freezing temperatures and snow, we Vancouver Islanders are strolling around, barely upgrading our footwear from flip-flops. I exaggerate a bit, but you get the idea.

In that spirit, I often cheekily share a “winter” photo like this from my little corner of the world to brag about our mild temperatures. So, since this week’s photo challenge through the Daily Post is to share something “Cheeky,” here’s my cheeky photo of an “I-bet-our-weather-is-better-than-yours” sunset on Dallas Road in Victoria, BC. Read more