Today’s vocabulary words:
Awakening – coming into existence or awareness.
Requiescence – a state of rest or repose; peace, quiet.
Astaak is the native name for the point on which I built my home. It means “the sun comes out.” It overlooks Abbecombec, which is the native word for a wide curving bay and also the name of the village below my home along whose beaches I stroll almost daily. Continue reading
I’ve never studied yoga or meditation, but I believe I read somewhere that in order to achieve inner peace one must create the right atmosphere. I think perhaps I’ve managed to do that by finding my special Aerie on Astaak and spending a lot of time walking along the beaches and marshes below. Continue reading
This day was kind of…shall we say…freaking spectacular!
From dawn to morning to afternoon to dusk to past twilight the sky kept drawing me out to take pictures…so many pictures.
So I made a video…like I do. Continue reading
Morning and evening in Clam Bay.
I once again took all my images and put them in a slideshow. Editing is hard!
The music selection doesn’t have anything to do with the imagery, I just hadn’t listened to Elvis Costello in a long time. Continue reading
A Saturnalian Rhapsody
Saturday at my home in Nova Scotia. Continue reading
Another in my ongoing series of photographic explorations of the pristine area of coastal Nova Scotia where I am now lucky enough to own a home and spend part of the year just wandering about and taking photos to attempt in my futile attempt to share it’s breathtaking beauty with others. Continue reading
Shooting sunsets is hard. They keep changing! You think you’ve got a great shot, then the colors and shapes all change in an instant, and you have to, just have to, take another one…and another one. Continue reading
I’m coming to this post via a sort of backwards completion process. Only the reverse of that. LOL.
Backwards completion is the method of visualizing your end point or goal and then figuring out how to get there. I did the opposite to come to the insight I hope to share in this post and this video compilation of images. One step in front of the other until I realized where I was. Continue reading
Building Eagle’s Nest
I thought it’d be interesting to show the progress on the new house construction on Astaak Point in a video intercut with the highlights of our day’s explorations around the neighborhood. This is the result.