Tag Archives: Canada

Sun, Water, and Sky

In preparation for my not-quite-annual father/sun road-trip (try saying that quickly five times in a row!) I want to finish posting some of the pictures I’ve taken this summer. We didn’t travel much this year, but then we rarely do … Continue reading

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Loons

Oh my – has it really been that long since my last post? I must do something about that. I haven’t been doing much in the way of travel lately, but I have been fortunate enough to visit friends who … Continue reading

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Toronto By Train

It has been quite a while since my last business trip of any kind, but more on that later. Today I’m going to write about my train trip to Toronto. There was a time when I routinely took business trips … Continue reading

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Water

It was gorgeous today. The sun was shining in a clear blue sky, perfect for a walk to check out the melting snow. There is something about running water, especially from melting snow, that brings out the kid in me. … Continue reading

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Winter

I haven’t been traveling at all for a while now. My last trip was early December. It’s one of those “good news – bad news” stories best shared over a drink, so I won’t go into it here. I’m okay … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

The basic idea behind Groundhog Day is that the groundhog’s shadow will determine if we have an early spring or six more weeks of winter. This has always confused me because where I live these are pretty much the same … Continue reading

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Pioneer Days

Sigh. So much for trying to post more often… I spent this weekend driving around a corner of southern Ontario just north of Lake Ontario. We lived here for a few years at the other end of my working life, … Continue reading

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Twisted

I find it fascinating to see how plants can twist themselves into the most amazing shapes simply by following the light, year after year. Sometimes the effect is fairly modest, such as this tree that clearly had to grow at … Continue reading

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The Sky Smiled

We were sitting on the deck, enjoying the lovely weather (and a glass of wine) on our recent trip to Vancouver. I looked up, and noticed a most unusual cloud formation. So of course, I took a picture. And then, … Continue reading

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Alien Landscape

Our Vancouver trip is pretty much over – I’m writing this from the airport waiting for our flight. Over the next few days I want to post a few more pictures from a wonderful visit to a wonderful city. This … Continue reading

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