No one’s gonna break my stride

This blog post doesn’t have to do with photography but I will place a few pictures I have been working on lately but I wanted to write something that I have been pondering lately.

Daisies in Bloom

I work as a dispatcher/office clerk during the day. Some days it gets to be very busy, so much so that the day flies by before I know it. Some days are slow. My main job is to be at the ready to answer the phone. Secondary work is do some accounting, put stats together, and any other office items my boss and/or I can think up. I like to be kept busy but just some days there is nothing much to do but just answer the phone. On days like that the silence is deafening and every little sound the building or the people in the building make I can hear loud and clear. One of the sounds are the sound of footsteps. I can distinguish most of the different footsteps that are coming towards Continue reading

Delving into Dalvay

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You will notice that I have been lax at writing on this blog these past weeks. I have been away on a little trip to Prince Edward Island (PEI). I took many pictures of this island of beauty. There are many things to write about this province in Canada but I wanted to write first about the place we stayed at in the National Park. The place is called Dalvay-By-The-Sea National Historic Site. You may recognize it as The White Sands Hotel in the popular Anne of Green Gables series starring Megan Follows.

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As soon as I stepped into the Hotel I was transported back to the 19th Century. The walls were made of pure wood. The big fireplace was lit and warm and inviting on the rainy day we arrived. The hotel staff were so pleasant and helpful. We were made to feel like royalty. Our room was on the top floor of the 3 story building. We first had to descend on the lovely wooden stairs with wooden railings.

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We were brought to Room 21. The room had 3 windows in the front which overlooked the lake (the lake of shining waters as I like to call it) and beyond, the ocean. It had a smaller window on the side which overlooked the side of the house. We had to climb a couple of steps to get to the king size bed which we had to literally stretch our legs to climb up on top as the mattresses were very large. We were able to look outside at night as we drifted off to sleep and welcome the sun in the morning as we awoke.

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We decided to eat in the half circle shaped dining room which overlooked the ample gardens and lawns as well as the lake. The decision was made to have the lobster for our evening meal. The chef had decorated our plate with a very tasty delight to our eyes. I say decorated, as the food was laid out on the plate Continue reading