The Loonie – Happy Birthday

A very happy birthday to our iconic Canadian Loonie!   June 30, 1987, the government replaced the one dollar paper bill with a shiny, gold-coloured, 11 sided coin.  It was a hit with everyone:  taxpayers because it was predicted to save them  $175- $250 million over 20 years, the vending-machine operators who envisioned higher profits and…

A Red Lamp

“Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.” Louis-Ferdinand Celine

A Visit to Peggy’s Cove

“Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining.” Anne Lamott

Sail Away…

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbour.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain

There be Dragon….Boats and Ducks

Capturing moments is not that difficult, but there are two perquisites: 1)      You need to keep your eyes open and 2)      Have a camera ready to go I was taking my new camera out for a spin and was trying to figure out how to use the video options.  I got lucky!  I found the…

Embracing Transitions

…and the time came when the risk it took to remain in a tightly closed bud became infinitely more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin (1903 – 1977)