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About redcontroversy

I know I'm a stargazing,skywatching,storm loving, sungazing addict. Environmentalist, political blogger, professional photographer, writer, artist...my favourite quote is: "If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive". ~ Eleonora Duse ~ ...my soul is definitely alive.

PRAIRIE PERIL

The hawk and traveler stood still. I suppose the time had come. She slowly vanishes,  until I see no more of her.   I felt like a stranger in a foreign land. So much anguish here. Brilliant red shadows at … Continue reading

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GARDEN HARMONY

My garden started out with good intentions of being a minimalist space, but it has grown into something I can barely contain. From one flower, dozens will emerge. One simple vine has stretched across the whole garden enjoying the adventure … Continue reading

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Low tides on Vancouver Island

Remarkable to see the low tides this morning and pools teeming with life. Of course our local Herons are taking full advantage. Three of the lowest tides in Victoria are expected to be seen over the next three months, during … Continue reading

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BEE MUSIC

My garden is smothered in a lavish aura of deep purple while the lavender sways back and forth with its intoxicating fragrance. I call them my luxurious blooms which have smothered all the boring greenery. Hope and peace have definitely … Continue reading

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THE MIRACLE OF SPRING

There is nothing that makes my heart soar more than watching birds nest in the Spring time. Those moments when you step into the woods and leave everything else behind.Reveling in nature continues to be a miracle. A local artist … Continue reading

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ART AND LOVE MEAN THE SAME THING

It’s no secret I love old things. My place has filled with items I have collected over the years. I always favor the unusual and love to imagine the hidden history behind the objects. Today I discovered two pictures in … Continue reading

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SPRING OR SOMETHING LIKE IT

A chilly peace fills my garden. Bird tracks  and giggles. Winter fractured slowly departing. I feel Spring the time has come. copyright Es-tee Miller “Despite the forecast, live like its Spring“…Lilly Pulitzer

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