Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for August 5th, 2014

Share Your World – 2014 Week 31

What can you always be found with? Lip balm. In every pocket of every shirt, coat, or pair of jeans. A drawer in every room has a lip balm. Huh. A fond memory just popped up. My first date with The One was spent hiking the trails at Rondeau Provincial Park. What should have/would have taken a reasonable courting couple three or four months, we managed in three or four hours that afternoon. Before […]

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My Photography Studio

Here’s my functional if not your typical photo studio. It is sitting on a glass-topped coffee table. When I take my photos, I sit on the floor with legs outstretched under the table – not typical by any means, but easy on my back and I am as stable as I’m going to be. I can hold the camera resting it on the floor of the box if I need […]

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One Word Photo Challenge Chartreuse (yellow-green)

Pyromorphite Crystals from the Society Girl Mine, BC, Canada 2.5 x 1.7 x 1.0 cm Pyromorphite is a secondary lead mineral found in the oxidised zones of lead deposits. Typically coloured green, yellowish, brownish, greyish or white in barrel-shaped hexagonal prisms, in clusters or as druses on matrix. Compared to other countries, Canada doesn’t have as much to show for it in terms of splashy minerals. That’s why I’m particularly smitten by these vividly […]

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