I Miss Summer

I Miss Summer

Summer has left the Canadian prairies, and gone on holiday to the southern hemisphere, blessing its residents with heat and sunshine. This is a reminder for my northern friends of the beauty we can look forward to in another six months or so.

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IMG_2901I’ll be waiting, a little impatiently, until these sights make their appearance once more!

In Remembrance

In Remembrance

7CFB87A3-99F6-4B48-9D92-B755FA905DA6These memorials have been erected in different parts of the city, and commemorate the sacrifices made by the soldiers in the first and second world wars.

This memorial honours Saskatchewan sailors.

The plaque below, to recognize the many war brides that made Canada their home after WWI and WWII.

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The plaque reads: “The Saskatchewan War Brides Association – This plaque is dedicated to honour the war brides of WWI and WWII who married Canadian servicemen in a theatre of war and were brought to Canada by the Canadian government between 1945 and 1947. Approximately 48,000 brides and 22,000 children came from the British Isles and Western Europe to settle in every province of this great country. Many came to Saskatchewan adding to the rich mosaic of Canadian life on the prairies. Vos Salutams”

LEST WE FORGET

The Water’s Edge

The Water’s Edge

An early autumn walk along the water’s edge was calm and serene. The grasses, taller than I, swayed rhythmically in the slightly cool breeze. The sun glinted off the thin layer of frozen water, and the sky, sparsely clouded, showed no sign of the snow forecast for later in the day.
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I took time to photograph the scene, preserving the memory of this day.prickly grass1