christmas

Merry Octopus!

December 17th, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

Do you have some Christmas ornaments that have sentimental value? I have a few, and this is one of my very favourites. Years ago, at UBC, our lab had a Secret Santa gift exchange. I opened my gift and found an angler fish dangling a candy cane, and this little guy. Both are handmade gems [...]

Merry Christmas

December 24th, 2017|Just Thinking|

Our neighbourhood becomes parking chaos at this time of year; we live two blocks away from the Capilano Suspension Bridge and they put on one heck of an amazing light display in the forest and on the bridge across the river. People come from all across the Lower Mainland to see it. And even though [...]

Caught in the Act

December 11th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

I had never heard of Elf on the Shelf until last Christmas when I was having a conversation with the manager of the engineering group. I have no idea how it came up, he was probably talking about his young son and how Elf on the Shelf was getting a little R-Rated around his house [...]