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Wild Rose | Quill and Quire

Sharon Butala's seventh novel – and first work of fiction since the 2002 story collection Real Life – is the kind of near-perfect book that proclaims the full expression of a writer's artist

Bull Bison in the North Dakota Badlands White Settlers, Lewis And Clark, Heart Beat, North Dakota, Bison, White Light, Buffalo, Bones, Surface

Bull Bison in the North Dakota Badlands

In the Badlands of western North Dakota I saw a colony of prairie dogs beside the highway and decided to take a hike across the prairie through their "town". My presence frightened the barking rodents, so I was unable to get a good photo of them. However, about a quarter-mile from the highway I topped a small rise and saw this maginificant bull bison. I quickly took this photo and backed away. If he had come my way there would have been nowhere for me to hide except down a prairie dog hole…

The first European woman to enter western Canada, Scottish teenager Isobel Gunn was only 15 when she disguised herself as a man, traveled to the Canadian. Wilderness Tattoo, Wilderness Quotes, Wilderness Survival, Canadian Painters, Canadian Artists, Red River Valley, Farm Layout, Old Fort, Alpine Lake

View of the two Company Forts on the level prairie at Pembina on the Red River.../ Vue des deux forts de la Compagnie construits dans la prairie à Pembina, sur la rivière Rouge...

Title / Titre : View of the two Company Forts on the level prairie at Pembina on the Red River, and surprise by the savages at nightfall of May 25, 1822 / Vue des deux forts de la Compagnie construits dans la prairie à Pembina, sur la rivière Rouge, et surpris par les Indiens à la tombée de la nuit le 25 mai 1822 Creator(s) / Créateur(s) : Peter Rindisbacher Date(s) : 1822 Reference No. / Numéro de référence : MIKAN 2835805, 2895391…

"She could not live like this, although what precisely she meant, wasn’t clear even to her. No, she told herself. She must find a way out of this boarding house, and then, out of this town. She must. She would."  Photograph: "Catholic Mission Spirit River" by sprarchives is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Boarding House, Catholic, Photograph, Spirit, River, Building, Photography, Buildings, Photographs

Catholic Mission Spirit River

The Catholic Mission, Spirit River: L-R the third church, the second church and the first mission church- c. 1928 www.albertaonrecord.ca/is-gpr-1308202

Church in Ladysmith, QC. Taken with an old camera. First Photograph, Window, Bedroom, Rose, Pink, Windows, Roses, Dorm Room, Bedrooms

Old church

Church in Ladysmith, QC. Taken with an old camera. Kodak Signet 35, 40mm f3.5, Ilford XP2. (20061229-1P_019)

"The West was full of young men without women; if she couldn’t support herself by honourable means, she would be a bought-and-paid for bride, slave labour on some homestead, or else she would fall and become a putain."  Photograph: "Lake Saskatoon Village" by sprarchives is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Young Men, Homesteading, How To Become, Photograph, Bride, Fall, Women, Photography, Wedding Bride

"The West was full of young men without women; if she couldn’t support herself by honourable means, she would be a bought-and-paid for bride, slave labour on some homestead, or else she would fall and become a putain." Photograph: "Lake Saskatoon Village" by sprarchives is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

"So their first summer on the prairie went, work and more work, although neither of them flagged for longer than a second, in love with this strange new landscape and each other, and the promise of a prosperous future if they could just accomplish all that lay before them."  Photograph: "Old Settlers" by Glen Pope is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 One Summer, Photograph, Landscape, Future, Rose, Outdoor Decor, Photography, Future Tense, Pink

"So their first summer on the prairie went, work and more work, although neither of them flagged for longer than a second, in love with this strange new landscape and each other, and the promise of a prosperous future if they could just accomplish all that lay before them." Photograph: "Old Settlers" by Glen Pope is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

"'It is like a sea; it is like there is no land, only sky…' But she wasn’t afraid so much as fascinated and awed, and dropped her hand and stepped ahead of her husband, not stopping, as if she planned to go on forever until she had seen everything there was to see."  Photograph: Prairie Walk (2) by Nicholas A. Tonelli is licensed under CC BY 2.0. A Sea, 2 In, To Go, Photograph, Husband, Sky, Mountains, How To Plan, Film

"'It is like a sea; it is like there is no land, only sky…' But she wasn’t afraid so much as fascinated and awed, and dropped her hand and stepped ahead of her husband, not stopping, as if she planned to go on forever until she had seen everything there was to see." Photograph: Prairie Walk (2) by Nicholas A. Tonelli is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

"The first night she hardly noticed he was gone, and even though she had expected him back before the moon rose, she slept soundly." Photograph: "Old Settler House revisited" by Ben licensed under CC BY-NC Moon Rise, First Night, Photograph, Sleep, Cabin, House Styles, Rose, Decor, Photography

"The first night she hardly noticed he was gone, and even though she had expected him back before the moon rose, she slept soundly." Photograph: "Old Settler House revisited" by Ben licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0.