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Bicycle Day

April 19th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

"Bicycle Day is April 19, commemorating April 19, 1943, when Dr. Albert Hofmann first took LSD intentionally. Three days earlier, he had absorbed a small amount of the drug either through his fingertips or by accidentally ingesting it. On Bicycle Day, he took 250 µg of LSD intentionally and, fearing he had made himself ill, [...]

Cotton swab, or Q-tip? (288/365)

October 15th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

October 15, 2015 - It's funny how we use brand names instead of item descriptor, maybe we do it more here in Canada, I'm not sure. Examples include: - Q-tips rather than cotton swabs - Bandaids instead of bandages - Kleenex not tissue - Tupperware rather than plastic storage container - Scotch tape, Duct tape.... [...]

Thursday Thinker (281/365)

October 8th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

October 8, 2015 - End of a long and emotional day, my brother and I spent most of it writing Dad's obituary. That was difficult. Distilling the essence of a person into a few short sentences for posting in various newspapers in three different cities....that's not easy. And so at the end of the day, [...]