In about 1997, just after transferring to CFB Trenton, Ontario, we went to visit family in Havelock and stayed in a cabin (translation: shack) on our family waterfront (translation: swamp) property.
The kids adored the place and we all spent a lot of time fishing, boating, exploring and enjoying evening… Continue reading
Two days ago, I got ‘THE LETTER’ – the one from my employer, the federal Government of Canada, informing me that since my disability has now reached the two year mark, I must now make a tough decision.
Do I return to work?
Do I opt to take… Continue reading
I recently downloaded Lightroom 5 Beta to try Lightroom for the very first time. Lately I’ve been experimenting more and more with my photos and I’m amazed at what can be done with Lightroom and select free presets.
Yesterday, I had fun researching free presets and spent last evening and… Continue reading
Here’s another notification I recently received from Change.org. This one is very near and dear to my heart because I live in British Columbia, Canada. This is one of the best salmon fishing areas in the world – or at least it was until overfishing depleted our stocks so drastically.… Continue reading
Usually when Mark sends me emails with items of interest, they’re humorous – but this one is just plain sad and disturbing.
Mark sent me an email with pictures and links to this news story about two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon today. Many spectators were… Continue reading
Each one of our pets has earned a place in this collage of pet antics for the following reasons (clockwise from top left).
Frankie never fails to make himself at home as can be seen in this picture. Usually he lays along… Continue reading
This is only one of a few shots I got of a truly beautiful sunrise over Mt. Cheam this past week or so.
For this shot, I used the sharpen feature, cropped the image and finally used the ‘watercolor pencil’ filter.
I love the result. It has the feeling of a hand-colored sketch.
Ever since the big trades this past off-season, there’s been an inordinate amount of buzz about the prospects of the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays.
Can they do it again? Can they repeat the World Series wins of the 1992 and 1993 seasons with this new, highly touted roster of players?… Continue reading