Category Archives: Ruminations

For most of my life I didn’t actually like boats. Maybe it was because my older cousins would take my sister and me out in a small rowboat on the Ottawa River and rock it back and forth until we were petrified.  Looking back I realize that we were never in deep water, but the bottom […]

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When you live a long distance from your grandchildren, they don’t grow up gradually, but rather in spurts and starts between visits.  Each time you see them they’re different than you remember: the baby is suddenly a toddler, the grade-schooler is now a gymnast, or a soccer player, or a skater, and the high-schooler is […]

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I love to travel, especially to distant places where the language, the smells, and the culture are very different from home. And I love to photograph as I go, constantly looking for those unique images that I haven’t captured before. Most international tourists travel in the company of other people.  Whether you’re on a cruise […]

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I love travelling and photographing far away places. As a digital journalist I’m always trying to “capture the moment” in new and unique ways, especially when it involves the culture and daily life of the people I meet along the way. What I’m not so passionate about is focusing my time and creative energy on […]

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Today I turned 70 years old. That’s a big milestone. Okay it’s not a world record or anything, but it’s surely something to be celebrated, because not everybody makes it this far. Every milestone achieved represents another bullet dodged; it’s a feat to be welcomed, not regretted. If you’re really fortunate like me, it’s an […]

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