Category Archives: Things to See

Viva Las Vegas

My good friend Don and his fiancé Ke invited Rosa and me to their wedding in Las Vegas. Rosa was not able to go due to work commitments. I almost did not go either. Three days before my flight, I hurt … Continue reading

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I am the zoo

I am the zoo. I’ve been working at the Museum Transportasi at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah in Jakarta, Indonesia for the last week. Every day there are scores of people visiting the museum, and every day someone wants to take a … Continue reading

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NAC open house

Rosa, Mama, and I went to the National Arts Centre open house this afternoon. I have often wanted to see the backstage area, so I was excited to go. It did not disappoint. All of the dressing rooms, both huge … Continue reading

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2012 Capital Pride Parade

Rosa, Mama and I went to watch the 2012 Capital Pride Parade this afternoon. It’s good to see the support the community has in Ottawa.

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2012 Lumière Festival

This evening Rosa, Mama and I went to the Ottawa Lumière Festival in New Edinburgh. Once the sun had set, the site was magical. People were dancing with light sticks, making lanterns, drinking coffee and basically just relaxing in the warm summer … Continue reading

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2012 Venus Transit

Today was my last day in Kansas City. Today was also the extremely rare Venus transit of the Sun. I had been planning to find someplace in Kansas City to buy welders glass #14 so that I could take pictures, … Continue reading

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Kansas City Royals vs Oakland Athletics

Today, my last Sunday in Kansas, I went with my co-workers to see a Major League Baseball (MLB) game. The Kansas City Royals were hosting the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium. We arrived around noon. The tickets, way up in the nosebleed … Continue reading

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Memorial Day in Kansas City

Today was Memorial Day in the US. Along with three co-workers, I went to downtown Kansas City to listen to the free concert (“Celebration at the Station“) and watch the fireworks. The concert was at Union Station and was presented by the … Continue reading

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Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

I’m in Kansas City (actually, Overland Park / Lenexa) for a 16-day business trip. We are doing field trials of a new solution for one of our most important customers. Today, my first Saturday in Kansas, I visited the Kansas … Continue reading

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2012 Tulip Festival

Today, Rosa, Lemin, and I went to see the tulips at the Tulip Festival. The weather was great. We wondered around the Byward Market, taking photos in front of the flower displays. At one location, Lemin wanted to take a … Continue reading

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