Reflections on Ourselves

January 12th, 2019|119 Photographs in 2019|

Our resentments are merely a reflection of our own expectations. Bitterness. Resentment. Bitterness is a product of anger and disappointment, and resentment is often a result of unachieved expectation. Both take more energy than they are worth. And both give nothing back; they just drown us in our own poison. About thirty years ago, two [...]

Winter Harvest

January 5th, 2019|119 Photographs in 2019|

Who, in Canada, picks January? Oh, wait.... I do! I've been meaning to pull up the last of my carrots, but I just haven't managed to get around to it, and when I have had's been raining. So, January 5th....seems like a good time to pull up the last of the vegetable garden [...]

A New Year Unfolds

January 1st, 2019|119 Photographs in 2019|

Happy New Year, and welcome to my annual tradition. Every year I try to take a photo of a cherry blossom. Here in Vancouver I amuse myself, and irritate my best friend, by showing how January 1st can often be considered spring ;) Welcome to 2019 and may it unfold in a wondrous manner. 119 [...]

….and finally…..

December 27th, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

I suck at pool.... so I'm often happy when I am finally put out of my misery and the games are over and done with. In the middle of one of my many lost games this afternoon I realized that this was probably a suitable setup for the final shot of the year, the category [...]

Sweeping up the loose ends

December 26th, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

As the year comes skidding towards its end I only had a few photos left to take to finish up the 118 Photos in 2018 scavenger hunt. On Christmas Eve day we had a few things to run out and do and we ended up both on Granville Island and in Gastown. On Granville Island [...]


December 22nd, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

I have simply never acquired a taste for black coffee. I love the smell of coffee, I love the ritual of making a cup of coffee, and I can’t imagine a morning without coffee. But I also find it bitter without cream to smooth it out and a bit of honey to take away the [...]

A blank puzzle and a sharp pencil

December 21st, 2018|118 Photos in 2018|

I have fond memories of crossword puzzles. My Granny always seemed to have a crossword on the go, and so did Mom. Dad did them too. When I worked in the hair salon on Saturdays I always worked on the hardest puzzle of the week with Lorraine. I haven’t done crosswords in years…perhaps I should [...]