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Flatland Cruisers Inc. Car Show

I’m not a car person.  I couldn’t tell a ’52 Chevy from a 67.  However I do like seeing cars that have been restored with such loving care, the adornments and of course listening to the roar of the engines.  The Flatland Cruisers Inc.  – car buffs in Indian Head and Qu’Appelle, with members across the Prairies, hold a car show every year the third week in June.  Their “Show and Shine” attracts all types of vehicles.  I hope you enjoy seeing some of what was on display.  It was quite a show.
Here is  link to the Flatland Cruiser Inc. website and you can find them on Facebook.

www.flatlandcruisers.com

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Instagram

I have begun posting photos on Instagram.  You can follow me at will. 1157 or Wilma Olmsted.


Stone Hall Castle

 

I visited a medieval castle.  Experience no jet lag, was home in time for chores and dinner.  The castle is located in Regina, SK., and is the creation of Jason Hall.  It is wonderful.  From the outside it appears to be a stone house, similar to others along College Ave.  Step in side and you are in a medieval European Castle.  When in Regina, take the tour.  It is well worth it.    http://www.stonehallcastle.com/

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Fall Colors

Fall has such vibrant colors, for the short time the leaves and berries last.  We had high winds yesterday so most of the leaves here are gone.  I did mange to get photos  of some for the short time they were on the trees.  Hope you enjoy seeing them.

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Saskatchewan Cowboy Dressage.

I have taken photos at Saskatchewan Cowboy Dressage events and will be taking more at their Canadian Nationals event in September.  The photos can be viewed and ordered from the following website.

http://scd15.yolasite.com/

The Saskatchewan Cowboy Dressage is on Facebook and their webpage is http://skcowboydressage.com/

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Address change

Please note the e-mail address for Prairie Wind Photography has changed. It is now –

Prairiewindphotography3@gmail.com

Wilma


Greeting cards and signs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. And it is true. I started creating custom greeting cards a while ago. Probably due to need. I needed a card urgently and no stores close. Then it became fun. I could create a card custom-made to the person I was giving it to. For years I have created the Christmas card we send out. People tell me they look forward to a new one each year and keep them. A friend asked for a birthday card with a photo of her husband as a little boy for his mother. A shower card for a daughter from the mother with photos of them together. A card for the mother of the bride. No one thinks of the emotions a mother of the bride goes through the day her daughter gets married. The birthday of an accomplished team roper. These are cards not available in stores. Signs are another that can be custom-made to the person or the occasion. A photo can be used for many things. I hope you enjoy viewing some of the card faces I have created. Now with e-mail instead of having a two fold card with writing inside, the writing is just placed below or beside the photo. Some pretty awesome keepsakes can be created with photos and imagination!  I won’t be putting Hallmark out of business – all can be seen in The Gallery under Greeting cards and signs


Queen City Ex

Earlier this month, the exhibition/fair was in Regina. My friend, PM and I spent a great afternoon walking the midway and riding the ferris wheel. Of course we had to sample some of the food. Somehow it never tastes as good as it smells!!  Here is just a sampling of some of the sights we saw.

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Crocuses 2014

After our long cold winter,  it was delightful to see these brave little flowers poke out of the ground.  They didn’t have an easy time of it.  Spring appeared to have arrive then it snowed, then it rained. But soon the  ground was covered with purple flowers heralding the arrival of nice weather.

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Walking with Dinosaurs

In September of 2013 I visited the Calgary Zoo.  It was awesome even though it was only have open.  The summer flood really took it toll on the zoo.  There were signs posted indicating how high the flood water reached.  It was unbelievable.  Also unbelievable was the work that already had been done to repair the damage.  I walked through the prehistoric part and was impressed at how real everything looked.  A small boy and this Dad were just ahead of me and it was very entertaining just watching him.  To him they were real.  What do you think?

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