Category Archive for "Photography"

At sunset, a couple sitting on a bench with their dog at their feet, watching the water. They're seen from behind.

Eight Days a Week Times Two

I’m taking a two-week hiatus. No radio show. No news-hounding, at least not like usual. And no blog posts. Continue reading
wood-framed, four-pane window with "Life begins" in script in the upper left pane and "with coffee!" in the lower right pane. Coffee is in capital letters.

Love Letters

It’s been too cold to drag a saw out of the shop and cut wood. Too cold to sand or stain or paint for that matter, even in shop #2 in our basement. But it’s not too cold for stencils.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Winner’s Circle

It’s been nine long/short months since we lost our Dad to complications of Parkinson’s disease. Grief is like that. It’s fast but it’s also slow. I feel it most acutely on weekends because that’s when I’d hit the road to... Continue reading
close-up of fingers on a keyboard

Out of Site

They say necessity is the mother of invention. It’s also the inspiration for buckling down and learning things you never thought you’d need to know.  Continue reading
blue plastic bin with vegetables peeking out including kale, celery, a cucumber, pea shoots and zucchini

Pea-Shoots and Leaves

Advertising works! We received a postcard-ad letting us know that Mama Earth organics is now delivering to our area, and I made my first order in less than 24-hours.  Continue reading

How About Them Apples?

I hate my iPhone and now I know for sure that my iPhone hates me.  Continue reading
my last motorcycle - a beautiful Yamaha V-star 1100

Throwback Thursday – Biker Buddies

We spent some time sorting stuff in the basement last weekend, after the temperature plummeted to -22C after hitting 9C the day before. Bins of papers from The World of Motorcycles Expo are stacked floor to ceiling. As suspected, not... Continue reading

Living on the Edge

Ken says, never apologize for showing emotion. I’m fortunate that he feels that way as tears streamed down my cheeks from about 8:15-8:30 during Friday morning’s show on News/Talk 1290.  Continue reading
Derek stands between two cactuses that are at least 30 feet high each

Throwback Thursday – Wile E. Coyote

Go looking for Saguaro Cactus in Arizona if you ever want to feel tiny and young, Continue reading
More than a foot of snow on the deck rails and top of the covered barbecue. In the background is our cedar hedge, also buried in snow

#$*&^! Winter

Yes, I choose to live in Canada. Canada has winters. Those winters can sometimes be harsh and this has been a particularly rough one. I’ve done the research and Ecuador has my ideal climate. It also has spiders the size... Continue reading