All photos:  (c) Elena Galey-Pride

Blog:  Ink Blots on Winestains


Top Ten Winter Wonders of Niagara

Niagara offers so many marvels, spectacles and surprises in the colder months that it’s no wonder we call it winter wonder-filled! Whether you’re just looking for a new way to brighten the short days this season brings, or you’re a true winter warrior, Niagara Canada is the destination for you! (A blog post I authored for the Tourism Partnership of Niagara.)

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"None of us comes fully equipped."

Maria Popova curates Brain Pickings, and has an incredible knack for sharing just what I need to read, just when I need to read it. On November 9, this was her headline: Carl Sagan on Moving Beyond Us vs. Them, Bridging Conviction with Compassion, and Meeting Ignorance with Kindness.

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Inspiring art

This week, Nadine Dennis and I touched on the possibility of her again painting one of my photographs. That got me thinking about the last time Nadine and I had a painter/photographer collaboration.

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"We stand up."

Further to my "Choose kindness" post of yesterday, here are a number of hopeful, helpful and challenging posts that buoyed my spirit today.

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Choose kindness

I know that last Friday (Nov. 4) was officially "Random Acts of Kindness" Day where I live, but somehow, when I awoke with a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach today, I knew that it is on this day, and the immediate days ahead, that showing kindness in unexpected ways to unknown people will mean more than ever before.

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