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Hi my name is Nora and Welcome to my blog world. This is a nature and birding photo blog about Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. I am trying to be a birder and I take photos of the birds and scenery I find. I hope you enjoy your time here and please come back again. PHOTOS WILL ENLARGE IF CLICKED. The photos are slide show enabled if you click on them. If you click on the top lighthouse photo it always takes you to the most recent summary list of my postings.

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Sad News



I was so sad to hear the news of the passing of my blog friend, Tina and her husband in an accident.  She was a wonderful photographer.  I will miss her. Tina was known as EG Camera Girl. Her Blog is here East Gwillimbury Camera Girl. She was a long time blogger and her amazing photos will be missed.

26 comments:

KaHolly said...

So very sad!

Joyful said...

This is very sad. I didn't really know her but have visited her blog many times over the past years that I've been blogging. Hugs.xx

eileeninmd said...

It was sad to hear about Tina and her husband! She will be missed.

Fun60 said...

That is very sad news. I have followed her blog for some time and am grateful to you for letting me know.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

:(

I visited her every post

Nora said...

I looked at my first few posts on this blog in 2008 and Tina always posted a nice comment on here from 2008 and on.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

She was such a good blogger and left such kind and encouraging comments. She will be missed so much. I felt as if I'd lost a personal friend.

Arija said...

Thank you for letting us know. Tina will certainly be sorely missed by me. Not only her photography but also the link to Canada, a land I dearly love. I have followed Tina's blog for many years.

Lori Skoog said...

So tragic. Very sorry for the loss of your blogging friend.

Pat Tillett said...

Oh no! That is so sad...

Betsy Adams said...

Yes, Tina will be missed. She and I were blogging buddies for years --and then I caught up with her on Facebook... Such a fantastic photographer..... God Bless her family and loved one...

Hugs,
Betsy

Denise inVA said...

It's such a terrible tragedy isn't it Nora? Could hardly believe it when I heard.

Nora said...

Yes I feel the same way. I felt like I wanted to do something to remember Tina always. I was very shocked at the news and it made me realize that over many years of blogging and reading friends blogs each day, that we develop a relationship and we know them just as well as if we saw them each day. It is a special group we have here.

Cranberry Morning said...

Yes, how many of us were touched by Tina's beautiful photography. It is still hard to believe that she is gone.

Stewart M said...

This is all a bit of a sick really - found out through FB. A strange set of emotions for somebody I had never met, but though that I knew just a little.

Stewart M - Melbourne

Rajesh said...

This is very sad.

Nora said...

yes, she was my fellow Canadian blogger. She was an inspiration to me. I feel lost.

Nora said...

Yes the whole thing was tragic, it was more than the loss it was how the loss
happened.

Nora said...

Thanks Pat.

Nora said...

Thanks Betsy. I can't seem to understand why.

Nora said...

I know what you mean. I could not believe it either.

Nora said...

Her last blog published and we were all reading it, she was gone.

Nora said...

Yes it is a trigger for all those emotions of loss. But more than that it is a loss of what more she had to give.

Nora said...

yes we are all sad together in blog land.

Jenn said...

Oh my. I read about this in our local news and had no idea it was her. Such a tragedy... I am stunned. I will miss her beautiful photos and the way she so freely shared her talents and love for nature. What a enormous loss.

Nora said...

Hi Jenn, yes it was a shock. It has been some time and I am still upset. I look at my Facebook and there is Tina with her lovely comments and then I go to my album and there she has written encouragement and then I look at My Youtube and she was the one who wrote encouragement there. She has written comments on my various blogs for ten years. She was my Canadian girl and I thought we would meet. I guess we will meet on the other side now.

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