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Creative evening

Last night I indulged my creative side which does not get out much.  I took a ceramic spoon making class with the darling Mary Loria through Poppet Creative Studio.  It was a great night to meet new people in my neighbourhood and play with clay.  Poppet Studio is right in my hood and I will […]

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Waiting for the day.

(Her eyes are closed in defiance of my asking to take her picture.  She is aware of her digital self propagating the internet universe. I secretly smile as she scowls.) My eldest is on the verge of puberty … well, she is waiting daily for it.  I am grateful for the modern day school system […]

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A last look at New Zealand

It is not often that I manage to getaway, especially somewhere as wonderful as New Zealand.  When travelling to foreign lands or even local lands for that matter, what strikes me the most, as a visual person, is patterns.  These are what I base my memories on, the images that I see repeated.  On this […]

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A moment of freedom

  Freedom for my kids is so much more restricted than what I experienced as a kid.  I remember spending hours at play with the kids on my block.  We ruled the alleyway and the block-sized blackberry patch at the end of our street.  I grew up on Renfrew Street in East Van, yet from […]

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Christmas in New Zealand Part 1

It is taking me a while to post any photos from my adventures down under.  I am sitting in my memories. This trip was the summer I didn’t have.  With moving from Vancouver to Victoria, and a busy season photographing wonderful families both new and old, time for relaxing in the sun with my family […]

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