During Renaissance times, poesy rings in sterling silver were worn as engagement rings, then replaced in gold upon marriage.
Salmon Arm of Shuswap Lake, below Hwy 1 from Sicamous. It was near here that I had to hide in the log boom.
The Majestic Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC.
At the centre of the Shuswap – Cinnemousun Narrows
Saw this cute little Wandering Garter snake at Fish Creek Provincial Park. Ben freaked out. Ben is a wuss.
Salmon Arm wharf in the early spring is a good place to meditate while looking out at the lake.
This is part of the SABNES trail between Raven subdivision (centre) and downtown Salmon Arm in the autumn. CN Rail line visible on the right. The tracks curl around the bay. Bastion Mountain is straight ahead.
Grand, elegant and effortlessly dazzling, the Orpheum has entranced millions of show-goers since opening in The domed auditorium features exquisite décor and sweeping staircases, with seats. Home to the internationally renown Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
This is the atrium at the real Salmon Arm Secondary, on the right at the back is the science wing. Quite a leap, eh?
Graces for charity. Jewellery designed by Carole Kent-Kirckof as a fund raiser for the Rochester Minnesota Women's Shelter.
In pictures: Olympic flame is lit
Dancers on the banks of the stadium at the Olympic torch lighting ceremony. Looks a lot like our family reunions.