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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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Sunday, February 05, 2017

For A Friend Arija

For a dear friend in blogging land.  For you Arija.  I will miss your wonderful blog and your kind and warm comments to me.  You were one of the first bloggers that I met even though you were across the world. I know I am not the only one who will miss you.

Michelle at  Ramblingwoods, Nature Notes has done a lovely tribute to Arija here.  Arija's Blog is here.

9 comments:

KaHolly said...

Very sweet! She would be pleased. XO

Fun60 said...

A beautiful photo and words.

Linda said...

My goodness! I just visited Arija's blog and her story of survival during WW II and then emigrating to Australia is remarkable!

Nora said...

Yes Arija was a force of nature. I will miss her so much. She was so kind to me and we emailed for a long time and I found her on facebook. I did not know how ill she was. I hope others read her blog and her story. I am so glad we found each other on our blogs.

Joyful said...

I didn't have the pleasure of knowing Arija but she sounds like a lovely lady. I'm glad you have heard what happened to her. Sometimes we blog and people we follow disappear and we never know what happened. RIP Arija.

Nora said...

Yes I know what you mean. I found most of my blogging friends on facebook and twitter. Facebook is where we find out when someone is ill or has passed. So many of the bloggers I knew have quit blogging. And many have passed.

Nora said...

Thanks so much KaHolly.

Nora said...

Thanks Fun60.

Nora said...

Thanks so much for all the kind comments here. I have gone to each of your sites to thank you. I really appreciate how many bloggers come to my site and leave me a nice note!

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