December 2014 archive

Dec 11 2014

It’s Beginning To Feel Like Christmas

I’ll be honest and start by saying that I’ve never been a big fan of Christmas and all the commercial aspects of it since I grew up. Now that my kids are grown up they’re also getting past it (I think). It is still a time to get together with family and while having extended …

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Dec 09 2014

Heading Back To The Office

Well… I did it. I said yes to another IT contract. When I wrapped up the last one back in March I mentioned that I didn’t have any fixed plan but would consider coming back in the fall. One of the people I was working with reached out to see if I was interested, we …

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Dec 03 2014

Five Days Of Black And White

A friend passed along a challenge on Facebook which was fairly straight forward… publish one B&W photo each day for 5 days. Most people were posting highly enhanced, lovely digital images. Quite a delightful assortment of images. I elected to take a different approach. Here are my 5 B&W photos. These are actually pictures of …

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Dec 02 2014

Clearing My Backlog Part 4 – Instruments

All these music festivals Andrea and I have gone to for the past few years (Shelter Valley Folk Festival in particular) have rekindled an interest in re-learning to play an instrument. In my youth I took lessons on the recorder, then the flute. I played cornet and euphonium in a marching band too. Later in …

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Dec 02 2014

Clearing My Backlog Part 3 – CX Nats

I posted some of these photos to Facebook and some others are online at PedalMag.com… this is just me getting around to having my blog up to date too. The Canadian national cyclo-cross championships held at the Forks in Winnipeg were amazing. The organizers did an outstanding job and deserve full marks. It was a …

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Dec 01 2014

Clearing My Backlog Part 2 – Down Time

As my cycling photography has gotten quiet at the end of the season I’ve been picking what will fill my calendar between this and that. Seems there are lots of options for me to pick from. And I think I’ve chosen well. I still have a few major events to cover in the near future …

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Dec 01 2014

Clearing My Backlog Part 1- A Warm Winter Spot

While I’ve been totally distracted with all the technology issues I’ve fallen behind in my blog… so let me try to start doing a little catchup with this entry. Putting Babe In Storage I had planned on taking my camper to the same place she spent last winter in until a delightful opportunity came along. …

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Dec 01 2014

Blog Migration

As a result of the outage I had and all the DNS configuration changes I had to make I also looked into switching my blog onto something I had more control over… and I’m happy to report that I’m close to finished the move. The original content is now here and I’ve switched to using …

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