Monthly Archives: January 2011

First Studio Session

Two years ago I joined the RA Photo Club. The Nortel Networks Photo Club was decimated from the cuts at Nortel and the company was headed for bankruptcy protection; there were very few people still attending the meetings. I wanted … Continue reading

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Posted Spain and Portugal trip details

I’ve finished writing the story of our trip to Spain, Morocco, Gibraltar and Spain. Our trip journal: Our gallery: The Google Earth file from the trip: Spain 2010.kmz.

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Monthly Museum – Canadian War Museum

Today I continued my monthly museum visits with my first visit to the new Canadian War Museum. I had been to the older museum about a decade ago. The new building, which opened in 2005, is much nicer with more … Continue reading

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Les Petits Ballets Studio shots

Today I was asked to come in to take some promotional photos for Les Petits Ballets. They are preparing for the upcoming presentation of “The Little Princess” at Centrepointe Theatre in May. I was very pleased with the results. Instead … Continue reading

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Astrology is complete and utter nonsense

On the way to work this morning, I listened to a discussion concerning astrology on CBC Radio’s The Current. The first interviewee was Frank Florian from Science Director at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton. He discussed how the astrological … Continue reading

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Auctions I Cannot Afford

I recently came across a space autograph and artifact auction at R.R. Auctions. Over the last week, I’ve been drooling over the items I cannot afford. The auction ended today. The articles were from all of the NASA manned programs – Mercury, … Continue reading

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Crash and Brass

This evening, Rosa and I had tickets to see Canadian Brass at the National Arts Centre. We thought we should have a date night, so we went out for dinner before the performance. We chose Milestones (as if I don’t … Continue reading

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Is this all that a man is?

Today, Rosa, Mama and I picked up my father-in-laws cremated remains. We had ordered a customized urn, and it took many weeks to get the urn back. The urn had a picture of Papa embossed on a raised circle on … Continue reading

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