Our 12-year-old Rory has “graduated” from elementary school (Grade 7 here in BC) and will be going on to High School next year. We are extraordinarily proud of him (Honour Roll Student four years in a row!) and wanted to do something special for his last day.… Read the rest
I am almost completely incompetent when it comes to using tools or mechanical things. They are skills I never learned and don’t innately have. So when Melissa suggested we use the old wood we have in the yard to build a bench out of cinder blocks, I knew it would be a challenge.… Read the rest
I saw this tweet this morning:
— Open Culture (@openculture) May 30, 2018
I don’t usually let deer get this close to my motorcycle but I’ll make an exception for these three…
It’s completely ridiculous but today, I’m a little sad and wistful.
After I moved to Nashville, TN from Vancouver, I found a nice little apartment. But it had no furniture. So, for the first time in my life, I went furniture shopping on my own.… Read the rest
It starts off pretty good but you can quickly see how Sam is going to blow the landing. At least Zane got his feet in first. 🙂
I was dreading taking the Olympus M1 to Australia with me instead of my beloved Nikon d600. I’ve never used the M1 on a regular basis and I’m unfamiliar with its controls. I know the D600 like the back of my hand and it’s a big, comfortable camera for me.… Read the rest
Melissa and I were married back on December 2nd in Canada but we’ll always think of the Australian ceremony we had in front of so many new (to me!) family and friends as our “real” wedding day!
This country is spectacularly beautiful.
For the first time in my life, I was on a beach and swimming in the ocean on Christmas Eve. 🙂