I love the leisure to just take out the camera, open my eyes, and see something remarkable.

Usually you don’t have to search for it – it’s just there. The only requirement is giving yourself permission to see … instead of remaining mired in plans, projects, time constraints, and other distractions.

Here’s a couple recent shots, starting with a wild rumpus on the sofa. Yes, there are 3 kids there:

3 kids in one

A flower I saw on a lily pad in Abbotsford’s Mill Lake:

lily pad flower

Once upon a time, someone put this board on the tree as a step. Then the tree grew around the board, giving it a wierd sort of second life:

board in a tree