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Game Night

March 6th, 2017|Just Thinking|

  March 6, 2017 - Television is an isolating time waster. We plant ourselves in a comfortable seat, all face the same direction, and watch intently. We break the spell only briefly every twenty minutes or so (less if we are streaming video or watching prerecorded shows) for a snack, a bathroom visit, or to [...]

Sleeping Beauty and The Lamp

March 1st, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

March 2, 2017 - Meet Milo and Loki, if you haven’t already. Milo usually wants to get "in" the fireplace and so whenever we light it there is a battle of wills between cat and human until the fireplace finally reaches a temperature that suits him such that he will settle down on his sheepskin [...]

Radio Signals

February 13th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

February 13th, 2017 - My Mom's old transistor radio; it still works well, and it reminds me of how she would travel to Vancouver on the bus to visit us, headphones on, listening to CBC Radio all the way to the Coast. I think it belonged to her father, my Grandpa; she always referred to [...]

Anna’s Hummingbird

February 3rd, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

February 3, 2017 - Vancouver has a population of Anna's Hummingbirds that overwinter here. They are tiny, have high metabolic requirements, and feed is presumably scarce at this time of year, so I try very hard to make sure the feeder is always out, always contains food, and stays thawed out. It's a pretty neat [...]

Opinions vs Fact

January 15th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017, Just Thinking|

January 15, 2016 - All too often when I find myself in a debate about something science based where the other party holds a strongly opposing view that is not based on good science, a stalemate is reached where my opponent flings out that most hated retort “I have a right to my opinion! You [...]