Monthly Archives: October 2011

And I Love Her…


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Ottawa Zombiewalk 2011

Today, Rosa and I attended the annual Zombie Walk downtown. It started in the east and ended up on the front lawn of Parliament Hill. We arrived late, so that limited me to only the Hill for taking photos. I … Continue reading

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To The Woman…

To the dark-haired woman that blew by me on Cresthaven Drive this morning in your SUV, Get Bent! You are going to kill some child in my neighbourhood. I think this is the second time you’ve passed me at high-speed … Continue reading

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I am the 0.7%

I have been following the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protest in New York. I am generally supportive of their aims – to bring awareness of the increasing inequality in America. Additionally, I feel there is a great deal of pent up anger … Continue reading

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Created Ottawa Photoworks Logo

I have been spending a long time thinking about a logo for my photography business (Ottawa PhotoWorks). I wanted to make sure it was easy to reproduce and easy to see even at small sizes. I think PhotoWorks has a … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

This evening Rosa and I went to see the National Arts Centre Orchestra (NACO). The opening piece was Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme by Tallis. It was absolutely enchanting. Very peaceful and yet memorable. I liked it so much … Continue reading

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On the Passing of Steve Jobs

I am sad to hear about the passing of Steve Jobs. But it was not unexpected news. After seeing how thin and weak he appeared at the Apple 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), I had told my co-workers and friends that he would … Continue reading

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Blood donation

Today I donated blood for the first time. I have wanted to give blood for a long time. Every month or so, Canadian Blood Services (CBS) would hold a donation clinic at the cafeteria at work. Nothing happens without being … Continue reading

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2011 Celebration weekend

I was working as an assistant clerk again on the weekend, this time with Roger Falconer, for the CASC-OR Celebration Weekend at Mosport. I met Roger Saturday morning on mock grid. The other assistants and the group leads (chief course … Continue reading

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