For a day.
When you walk everywhere, you are going slow enough to see things faster. I found this while walking to work at Vancouver and Burdett. At the side of the road in this area, one can frequently find televisions of the cathode-ray tube variety – you know, the big old TVs that are extremely heavy and […]
This duck was left out in the surf after a series of vicious but ultimately failed attacks by an eagle. Ken (pictured here) spotted the duck under water, lifted him up onto his board, and surfed him back to the shore and safety. Photo taken at Cox Bay, Tofino area.
Already an unforgettable trip, and we are only at the midpoint. Highlights so far include a trip to Playa Del Carmen’s main strip, Instituto Acuatico Xel Ha, Mayan ruins at Tulum, snorkelling here above a nationally protected reef habitat, and doing a lot of lounging poolside while learning about blizzards in Victoria.
My Mac Quicksilver G4 tower (I can hear people already going “WTF is that, it’s an apple product that doesn’t start with an “i”?!) turned 10 quietly this summer, running non-stop on original parts. And I mean, really non-stop. The computer has been off only for moves, which all together span maybe 30 hours over […]
With fall arriving soon, light is leaving us earlier. Now it makes more sense to stay in during the evenings and sit in front of a screen, or scribble on a piece of paper, or whatever. As anyone who knows me knows, I am someone who welcomes change. This is as much for my reference […]
“No one is irreplaceable, but he is about as close as they come.” – Former prime minister Brian Mulroney. “As you know, Jack was a musician — he was quite a natural one at that. And we always talked about getting together to jam. But it seemed we were both always too busy. I will […]