Life

nostalgia

I’m writing up ads for Dad’s old film cameras and getting strangely emotional. This one especially, the Canon AE-1, holds a lot of memories for me. I had automatic film cameras growing up, basic things so we could document our silly games. But this one was the first Real Camera I ever used.

I borrowed it for high school photo class and suddenly the world looked different. The distance provided by the lens allowed me to see things in a different light. This camera signalled the official start point of an obsession. It’s a little hard to let it go, but hopefully, it will spark something in its next owner too.

I can sleep in October… or maybe November

Much has been happening. I’ve been coming and going so often I feel dizzy! So, until I carve out time later this week (I hope), have a photo from my visit to Kamloops in August (a month ago!). The one clearer evening without much forest fire smoke, and the moon shining through it all.

8 July

Zeke is a giant bouncing ball of energy. Making beer is time-consuming. It’s pretty hot today.

July 5 part 2

It’s a rare day when she sits still long enough for me to get a mostly clear shot. (mostly – she couldn’t resist grooming me). Marty is featured in more photos mostly because he sits still better and follows me around a lot, unlike Tobers who hides somewhere to sleep. She’s always happy for the attention, she’s just a blur while she’s with you <3

sunbeam fluff

Well, June certainly flew by! It feels like it started just yesterday, but suddenly it’s July 4th already.

Some of the things I’ve been doing:

  • enjoying the sunshine
  • coaxing the garden
  • writing fiction
  • working
  • hosting visitors
  • creating an embroidery pattern and art line (!!!) that will be released this week
  • taking care of myself

June was both wonderful and quite difficult at the same time. Here’s hoping that July repeats only the best parts of June ;)