Archive for October, 2009
the last hurrah
van dusen gardens, vancouver
Forty percent chance of showers today, they said. I just love it when the weather man is wrong but especially when I am at the Van Dusen Gardens for my monthly shoot. It’s been dreary most of the week so I wasn’t quite expecting the beautiful fall day we had. In my mind I was thinking of photographing the gardens getting ready for their winter sleep but I was in for a treat that I’ll call “the last hurrah“. Enjoy!
As you might know from last year’s post on this day, I’m not really a fan of Hallowe’en. However I do like some aspects of this time of the year like fresh pumpkin pie and mini O’Henry bars. It’s also when we launch our annual Charitable Donations Campaign at work and I have to say that our employees always step up to the plate. This year they had a Pumpkin Carving Workshop and there some very creative ideas. When they were all done, we closed the curtains, lit the pumpkins, and I went to work.
in a hurry
One month ago I moved over from Blogspot to WordPress and launched a new look on my blog. Since then I’ve done more than a dozen posts and on the weekend I upgraded to the latest version of WordPress without incident. So it’s time to share the process I went through and the steps I took to get to this point for anyone who is interested in setting up their own blog. Read More
Whether or not we’d like to admit it, our families have a strong influence on us. I was once told that the things deep in our psyche can go back five generations and that by knowing and understanding them, we can better know and understand ourselves. And while I myself haven’t explored this in any meaningful way, intuitively I feel this to be true. Read More
holding on to autumn