I'd like to announce the final top ten photos (out of 65 entries) have been chosen by the four judges in ~darkernights 'Trees Contest'
It's time for the public to vote, so head on over and cast a vote for your pick.. good luck to the finalists.
On a personal note, I'm back to 100% health now and went on my first photo shoot in 10 days just yesterday morning .. unfortunately a spectacular sunrise turned into nothing as storm clouds rolled over it, but it sure felt good to be out hiking again!
Also I'm getting excited about my daughter coming for a 10-day visit starting next week! She lives with her mom in Sioux Lookout which is 400km away, so when she comes to visit, it's a huge deal for me
Forest fire season is almost upon me ..only another month before I return to work. I have to perform my annual fitness testing in three weeks, so I'm getting a bit nervous about that. This will be my 17th season fighting fire, and as always I look forward to the adventure and comradery.
There's a bunch of new features for ya there,,enjoy! ..and as always..
Be good to yourselves and one another,
If you missed my previous journals or are a new watcher and you want to know more about what makes me tick, I was chosen as !absinthebride
's featured artist for February.. read my interview here: Interview with Skinner
~~My favorite painting EVER
</b>Daddy's little girl
The first painting ever done of my daughter.
It touches me like no other piece I've ever laid eyes on, and pretty much makes my heart swell. I wish you all could find such a piece of art if you haven't..whether it's someone elses work or your own, so that you may appreciate the true power it has when you look at it.
Karen based her work on my photograph Walk in Fields of Gold
I am forever in your debt. ... thank you Karen
Don't forget to use these great links once and awhile!:RANDOM DEVIANT
~tynaSA new and formidable talent on the dA scene.updated periodically
~~~~YagaKincredible manips.. wonderful and moody artwork.
~~~!mnogueira seriously talented landscape photog.
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