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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.

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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THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

I have been observing with interest a rock formation that has been developing in my garden for the past week. It would seem that today it is perhaps complete as it now forms a full circle. The stones from my … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS AT CHRISTMAS TIME

  My aunt Adelaide sent along this poem today and I thought I would share her words of wisdom… a true love story. She is 89 years old. I used to think it will be fun When all my work … Continue reading

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