Month: November 2015

You’re There, I’m Here – #1

My friend Donnie suggested an idea for a collaborative project where we each take a photograph outdoors on the same day. The purpose is to showcase the contrast in our surroundings — with perhaps an emphasis on the season — as we are 16,504 kilometres apart. This post is the first from our project series called, You’re There, I’m Here. Adelaide: Late-spring grapes begin to grow from a vine that is over a 100 years old.* Lexington: Late-autumn leaves were aglow in a backyard. Donnie’s post is here. *My family and I have been at this property for only 18 months and it was our neighbour that informed us about the age of the vine. The grapevine is planted right on the boundary between our home and the neighbour’s. Years back, when there were plans to put up the adjoining fence, our neighbour didn’t want to see the vine destroyed as a result. He arranged for the fence to be erected on his side of the boundary — for the love of preserving the vine. My husband …