Monthly Archives: February 2015

Obsession

When something captures my imagination, it tends to capture it completely. I’ve been told it is “part of my charm”. Thank heavens Jan sees it that way, because it’s all too easy to see how someone could find it incredibly … Continue reading

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Kids Being Kids

It’s nice to find someplace where kids can still go out and have an innocent game of pickup hockey without structured supervision, full protective gear, and bubble wrap to keep them safe.

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Cold

Washington is wonderful city with a rich heritage of impressive monuments. It’s also a very pedestrian friendly city, at least in the core. This gives you the opportunity to see iconic monuments from a different perspective. So when I visit, … Continue reading

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Over The Moon

On my first evening home after two weeks on the road, I was treated to a stunning view of Venus and Mars huddled beside┬áthe crescent moon in the cold evening sky. And I do mean cold. It’s minus 20 and … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Park

Today may have involved a walk in the park, in the literal sense, but yesterday’s flight was neither a literal nor a metaphorical walk in the park. A simple 90 minute direct flight from Ottawa to Washington turned into a … Continue reading

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Make The Best Of It

When your trip doesn’t work out quite as you’d hoped, you have a simple choice; focus on the inconvenience or embrace the opportunity. This often presents unusual opportunities. So when I found myself in a Miami airport hotel I decided … Continue reading

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Perspective

Palm trees. For me, they conjure up images of relaxing on a tropical beach, or at the very least lounging by the pool. But as you step back you begin to get hints of the true context. As the camera … Continue reading

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