The mysterious stone figures known as inuksuit can be found throughout the circumpolar world. Inukshuk, the singular of inuksuit, means "in the likeness of a human" in the Inuit language. The traditional meaning of the inukshuk is "Someone was here" or "You are on the right path." These sculptural forms are among the oldest and most important objects placed by humans upon the vast Arctic landscape and have become a familiar symbol of the Inuit and of their homeland. An inukshuk can be small or large, a single rock, several rocks balanced on each other, round boulders or flat. Built from whatever stones are at hand, each one is unique. The arrangement of stones indicates the purpose of the marker.
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Sources: Wikkipedia, James Marsh - The Canadian Encyclopedia, Norman Hallendy – Inuksuit: the Silent Messengers
I was experimenting with taking photos of light - in low light. The only light in the room was coming from the gas fireplace and the Christmas tree. I snapped a couple of the fireplace, thinking that they wouldn't be much to see. I was surprised when I transfered the pics to the computer.
The fireplace photo itself isn't great, but what an interesting reflection! The Christmas tree on the fireplace glass, with a reflection of the reflection. The snowflakes in the upper section are actually lights in our front windows, which are coverd with semi-transparent blinds.