Canadian pride may not rest on our sleeves, but it resides deeply in our hearts. Steve Miller
Early spring crocuses
Lady Slippers in Manitoba
Manitoba flax field
When I lived in Australia I paid over a hundred dollars for a flower tour that featured wild orchids. I never felt more Canadian than when I lived away. Since my return to Canada, I have grown in appreciation for our native flowers.
Wild orchids near Canmore Ab
Black bear in meadow near Waterton Ab
Another canola field with Rocky Mountain backdrop
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin
Wishing each of you a wonderful summer and many chances to get out and enjoy the beauty of our country in your own area.
All photos by Jocelyn, who enjoys flowers wherever she goes! The writing is taking a back seat at the moment.