The Deep Dark Woods -A Photo Essay On Grief

Nature is neither cruel nor kind. It is utterly indifferent to suffering In the Pagan traditions, there is a right of passage called The Dark Night Of The Soul.  It is a time that we take to confront the dark aspects of our selves, many times propelled by a difficult period in our lives.  I’m…

Cabin Living – Labour Day Weekend Photo Essay.

Labour Day Weekend. That time when Summer is slowly letting go and Autumn is soon arriving.  The first day of school. The end of hot afternoons at the lake and the familiar scent of campfire. The new moon has appeared tonight and the sun has set the sky ablaze, indigo and crimson as we inch closer…

France, Spain and Italy – Our Honeymoon In Photos

  Paris exists to remind you that dreams are real.. It’s Sunday. The last day of June.  The sun is high in a clear blue sky.  After the oppressive 35 degree heat in Italy 2 days ago,  21 degrees had me pulling out a light jacket to wear when we stepped out for lunch.  We’re…

Italy – A Photo Essay

I can’t remember the last time I was wide awake at 5am.  It’s light out and the city is quiet. The bridge void of the usual commuters heading downtown.  We arrived in Vancouver late Saturday night after an aborted landing; what a strange sensation to be seconds away from touching down and suddenly be propelled…

A Sunday Stroll Through Olympic Village – A Photo Essay

I’m sitting on my balcony looking out over what my fiancee and I call the “Vancouver Riviera”.  Cars crossing the bridge into Downtown, the marina with a yacht that dwarfs the rest of the boats docked there. The water sparkling in the sunshine. Water taxi’s and party boats heading in after a day cruising the…

A Log Cabin On The Sunshine Coast – A Photo Essay

This weekend we celebrated our 4 year Anniversary and rented a log cabin in HalfMoon Bay.  The Sunshine Coast is technically part of the mainland but because of the terrain, a road has never been built.  We boarded the ferry to Langdale/Sunshine Coast at 11:55am.  It’s a short ride, only 40 minutes long compared to…

In An Atmospheric Mood

at·mos·pher·ic ˌatməsˈfirik,ˌatməsˈferik/ adjective  1. Relating to the atmosphere of the earth or (occasionally) another planet. “atmospheric conditions such as fog, snow, rain” 2.  Creating a distinctive mood, typically of romance, mystery, or nostalgia.“atmospheric lighting” This will be a bit of a ramble about what’s been inspiring me lately.  Perhaps it’s the beginning of the new…