Thousand Word Thursdays #140

Four baby caterpillars had evolved  into chrysalises recently in our home. So far this week, three have become Monarch butterflies. Thought I would share a few pics of their incredible development. The miracle of life!     © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.

Apple of My Eye!

When my daughter moved to Cedar Springs in the late fall, I was intrigued by her next-door neighbours—an orchard filled with what I believed to be apple trees. After taking a photo of the trees— I vowed to take pics in every season. The photos would make a unique pictorial display for my daughter and… Continue reading Apple of My Eye!

Thousand Word Thursday #134

Well, it’s May and it’s been snowing in my backyard…snowing blossoms from the apple tree, that is! My little dog, Sophie, is puzzled by all the white stuff covering the lawn. I wonder what is going through her mind as she sniffs them all.   © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.

Thousand Word Thursdays #132

Just a quick phone pic on my way into the Chatham courthouse. I was struck by how the bold weeds were free to grow among the beautiful tulips. Like the weeds of society mingling with the good people in the courthouse, until tended by a master gardener.  “Flowers grow out of love and kindness.  … Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #132

Photography Tips for Beginners!

The Rule of Thirds is something my husband and daughter spoke of after taking a photography course together. I wrongly assumed it just meant dividing a photo into thirds. I never realized it meant to visualize four lines dividing the photo into 9 squares, then positioning the focal point near a point of intersection.  On… Continue reading Photography Tips for Beginners!