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Autumn Notes and Big G

Posted by Val Fox on October 4, 2015 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (3)

Since my "great" room window ends at the floor, I had an exceptional view of a black bear that rambled past the glass two days ago. I grabbed my camera, then decided to let him continue undisturbed. They live in the area, and are searching for food.

I see many bird species migrating from north to south. The grass is green again after the summer drought, and the autumn-winter ...
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Posted by Val Fox on May 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (1)


It's been six months since my last post. Last Autumn, people lined up their Jack-o-lanterns in the forest to be reclaimed. The sky grew dark and the mountains seemed to close in. Weeks of rain and power outages were December and January. Oh, and the fog. 


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Songwriter's Message of Hope

Posted by Val Fox on November 22, 2014 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (1)

A Clean Pair of Eyes
by David Gray

lyrics© BMG Rights Management US, LLC

Hear me God, I'm on the level
Mapping silence seeing things
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Logging Trucks and Rain Forest

Posted by Val Fox on November 16, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Winter is cold here on The Island too. It is a damp cold. I'm glad I brought my down-filled jacket. When the wind blows, it knocks out power lines and tree branches litter the autumn ground.

          Logging trucks roar past every day, all day.

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Menacing Mystery Threatens Homor

Posted by Val Fox on October 26, 2014 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (1)


My name is Carmel Mae Whitney. I live at Ridgeway drive, number 4 in the town of Homor Oreos. I, I ..the date is October 29, 2014. I swear the story I will tell you is true. It really did happn tonight when I walked along the path from the park. Th...

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Waking Up on Vancouver Island

Posted by Val Fox on October 19, 2014 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1)

The whole experience of moving away from friends and loved ones is a shock. It's all happening so fast, I hardly have time to process it. I already miss Alberta's vast sky and it's wonderous sunsets.



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Begin A New Life Chapter

Posted by Val Fox on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Navigating through major life changes can be frightening, especially when an unknown future beckons and we grieve for lost dreams. I have begun such a journey.

   Author Jeanette Winterson writes that when going through change, it's easy to interpret our fear and sorrow as something totally painful and negative. The lack of sleep. trembling hands and basketball slamming in our gut plead for the familiar, demand...

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Summer Celebrations Underway

Posted by Val Fox on July 28, 2014 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)

It's that time of year when pow wow enthusiasts load vehicles and travel to various celebrations hosted by First Nations communities throughout North America. The following photos were taken July 20 at the Kainai Nation annual summer pow wow and rodeo here in southern Alberta.


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Gardening is Therapy

Posted by Val Fox on July 20, 2014 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)




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Experiment With Genres

Posted by Val Fox on July 2, 2014 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (2)

     Hi everyone! Welcome to the first Wednesday of every month where writers of all levels gather for a virtual blog hop to share our doubts and triumphs with one another. This monthly event is hosted by author Alex J. Cavanaugh and his talented team of co-hosts. I'll post the link to his site at the end of today's brief message. Please feel free to share your thoughts.

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Southern Alberta Rains

Posted by Val Fox on June 19, 2014 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

June rains have once again risen to flood level in many
Southern Alberta areas.

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Alberta Spring Photos

Posted by Val Fox on May 26, 2014 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)


                A warm, spring wind blows the snow off the nearby Rocky Mountains.

                Today's photo dedicated to a dear sister, Bernadette Fox, who left her earthly

                life on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Thank you fo...

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