More time behind than ahead

June 15th, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

I had a couple of meetings out at UBC yesterday; I’m putting on a week-long workshop and needed to sort out some tank space, get keys and have my Faculty ID card programmed for some building and room access, and get the associated paperwork out of the way. I got about half of my tasks [...]

2017 – Hit the Eject Button

December 30th, 2017|Just Thinking|

Year’s end. It’s that time again. Some years I hate the end of the year, other years I’m happy to look back over it. This year seems to fall in the former category rather than the latter. It’s not that anything particularly bad happened in my life this year, in fact I’d say that life [...]

The little things that make you happy

June 10th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

Sometimes you purchase something you absolutely know you will never use...but you need to have it anyway.... Sometimes you just have to indulge yourself with things that simply make you happy when you look at them, when you touch them, when you think how far we have come since they were brought into manufacture. Like [...]

The Stupidity of Science

January 22nd, 2016|Just Thinking|

I always find it interesting how there seems to be a societal expectation that if you get a PhD you will either become a University professor, or live in the world of research for the rest of your life. I’ve been asked why I continue to want to work for the government, all things considered. [...]

What are you waiting for?

June 12th, 2015|Just Thinking|

The imagery is all sports related, but the words are of relevance to life in general. What are your goals and dreams? Do you even know? Have you made the time to identify what you want to do and when you'd like to do it by? What are you doing about those goals? Are you [...]