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Delta, British Columbia, Canada
I took very early retirement from teaching in '06 and did some traveling in Europe and the UK before settling down to do some private tutoring. As a voracious reader, I have many books waiting in line for me to read. Tell me I shouldn't read something, and I will. I'm a happy, optimistic person and I love to travel and through that believe that life can be a continuous learning experience. I'm looking forward to traveling more some day. I enjoy walking, cycling, water aerobics & and sports like tennis, volleyball, and fastpitch/baseball. I'm just getting into photography as a hobby and I'm enjoying learning all the bits and bobs of my digital camera. My family is everything to me and I'm delighted to be the mother of two girls and the Gramma of a boy and a girl. I may be a Gramma, but I'm at heart just a girl who wants to have fun.

Monday, December 14, 2015


On the other side of the river in my village of Ladner in British Columbia, Canada, there stands an old warehouse. I can't seem to find any information about it, but I believe it must have had something to do with the fishing industry here decades ago.  I love to photograph it in the sun, rain, fog, mist, morning, or afternoon.  I took a look through my photos and decided to share some of them with you this week.  I don't know why it draws me to it, but it does.  To me it is not only historical, but also artistic.
As you may notice, the photos are all taken from the same spot.  I stand as close to the edge of the wharf on the other side of the river and focus.  It would be so easy to take one step too close and slip off into the cold and almost always muddy water!  But so far so good!

There is another old wooden shed in the middle of the river and I've taken some shots of it, too.
Swans, geese, ducks, and herons hang out near here, too, and I've managed to spot a few of them during my photo safaris.
 Many thanks, as always, to the wonderful Denise Nesbitt (creator of ABC Wednesday) and to our warden Roger (administrator) for their worthy efforts at keeping this winning meme alive for so long.  Also, warm wishes go to the wondrous team of warriors who keep a watchful eye on the blogs and whip over to wield warm-hearted comments.


Berowne said...

Very impressive pix...

Melody Steenkamp said...

Wow !! How wonderful the effects on it due to the weatherconditions.... totaly understand why it attracts you, does me too.. althoug its to far for me to travel to in an instant..;-)

Have a nice abc-day / -week
♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫

Trubes said...

Fabulous photography Leslie,
WORTHY of an award.


ABCW team.

photowannabe said...

I think I would be photographing that all the time too. Beautiful transitions of the seasons. Your view is worth its weight in gold.

ellen b said...

Lovely pictures Leslie. Love the great reflections in the water. Come visit me down in Washington state sometime!

Hildred said...

Photos with reflections are one of my favouites. Yours are lovely, |Leslie.

Carin Diaz said...

Yup, impressive is the word.
I can just dream of a professional camera.

Bikram said...

those are some lovely pics of a warehouse :)


Roger Owen Green said...

Nice shots. Don't fall into the drink!


Joy said...

I like the different moods of your warehouse. You've not put a step wrong:)

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

You are quite the photographer. Your compositions are superb, my dear friend. Blessings!

Reader Wil said...

These photos are all different and all very beautiful, impressive and artistic! Thanks for having us enjoying the various views of the same object.
Have a great week.
Wil, ABCW Team.

carol l mckenna said...

Very creative photography ~ great editing and love the warehouse in all its shades ~ great nature shots too!

Wishing you the magic and love of the season
artmusedog and carol

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Great photos! I like seeing photos of a same place at different times. I find that satisfying somehow.

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

my son found there this is thing as a warehouse party, and I didn't know either.

EG CameraGirl said...

It's a wonderfully photogenic spot! I'd love to live close enough to photograph it often.