Ocean Haiku II

September 18, 2017 § Leave a comment

Summer wine but gone

September winds filling sails

Fall coming on fast

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Ocean Haiku

September 17, 2017 § Leave a comment

Whitecaps scent the beach

The gull’s call drowned by the surf

Sea spray on my hand

Prince Haiku

May 1, 2016 § Leave a comment

Sky Dancer

Royal blue and red

Dancing in the purple light

Just to get through life.

Another Rainy Day in Vancouver

December 6, 2015 § Leave a comment

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Early December

When memories mix with hope

Is when it rains most.

 

Stanley Park Seawall IV

October 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

The seawall winds it’s way around the entire perimeter of Stanley Park so you are always by the water.

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In the water are otters and the statue, “Girl in a swimsuit.”

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And as you turn the west corner you come across the noon cannon all fenced up to protect it, from the otters, I guess.  Each day at noon the cannon does fire.

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Stanley Park Seawall III

October 5, 2014 § Leave a comment

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Above is a section of the 22 kilometer long Stanley Park Seawall.  Construction of it began in 1917 and was declared officially completed in 1980 but since then it has been extended outside of the park.  Much of the work done on it in its first 35 years of construction was overseen by master stone mason James Cunningham.

In the above photo I brought out the blue coloring of the rock to show you that Cunningham went to great lengths to use rock from the same source.  The below image uses the rocks coloring to match it to the blue night sky and as contrast to the red of the lunar eclipse.  Both the moon and the planet, Venus, if I remember correctly, are from a different photograph of mine.

Stairway Eclipse

Stanley Park Seawall II

September 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

Fishing along the Stanley Park Seawall is an on-going pleasure.  Here are three images taken at different times of different people.

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Fishing B&W

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