Blogs for 2016 to 2005


When I had a film camera, it mostly came out for large events. Now that I have digital camera the camera comes out for smaller events. This is a collection of those smaller events with links to the large events that happen during the month. A decade of them.

2016:
November, 2016
Lots of Rain! The East Side Culture Crawl is a highlight of November, but we also saw the Vancouver Train Expo. I tried to take photos of the supermoon but didn't have much luck.
Alley Studio
Nara With Orange Toque
October, 2016

A trip to Reifel Bird Sanctuary to see the birds, Nara running in Cross Country and Halloween Costumes!


Walking Around The Temple
September, 2016

My cousin David and his lovely fiance Shauna kindly invited us to their marriage! Also this month, went birding at Iona, the kids got haircuts and we went to the Aquarium to the pet the rays!


Grandma And Her Grandchildren
August, 2016

Ah, Summer. Went to Comox to celebrate my Grandfathers birthday.

Sun Burning Off Morning Fog
July, 2016

We went to Comox for the Canada Day weekend. We saw the fireworks in Campbell River and visited a number of beaches. Mark was in town for a weekend. At the end of the month we went to Victoria for a summer vacation.

Also this Month: Shuswap Camping
Lightning Over English Bay
June, 2016

Grandma came over for a weekend to make Jam. Caitlin and family came for a visit. We celibrated Claira's birthday. The kids visited the Granville Island Waterpark and photo day at their Gymnastics classes. I did a birding trip to Iona.
Tree Swallow Chick Begging For Food
May, 2016

I did a few birding trips this month - Colony Farm in Coquitlam, Pitt Addington Marsh to see Osprey and Iona Spit. The kids went to the Play Palace in Kerrisdale and Terra Nova Adventure Playground as well as a trip to the Vancouver Aquarium.
Kamchatka Lily With Pollen
April, 2016

Finn Slough, Crabbing at Sandheads, a birding walk at Iona, Hummingbirds at QE Park and a Cherry Blossom themed photo walk. Also Nara's birthday at Granville Island.
March, 2016

Nara has Spring Break at school so we decided to do some traveling. See Taiwan and Hong Kong 10.
Claira Smiling At The Top Of The Run
February, 2016

Skiing at Cypress. We took the kids skiing for a day morning. It was a ton of work, but there is nothing like a day on the snow. Also James's 5th birthday party, some time at Richmond Nature Park and a photowalk downtown.
Bridge Sticking Through Clouds
January, 2016

Sunrise at Cypress Lookout, both kids go to birthday parties, Christmas lights and Vandusen and a trip to the Vancouver Boatshow.


Food Vender
Tags: market, street food
Helen Umbrella And Lantern
Tags: lantern, orange sky, silhouette, umbrella
On A Rock
Person: Catherine, Mark, Michael
Location: Go To...
Tags: hiking, rain, rock, summit
Helen Stepping Out
Person: Helen
Lone Oak Tree With ACrow
Tags: Boundary Bay, fog, tree
Sun Burning Off Morning Fog
Altitude: 1078m (3536 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: fog, Mount Washington, sunrise, tree
Small Tree
Tags: garden, VanDusen
Swing Is Awesome
Person: Nara
Blowing Candles
Tags: candlelight
Frosty Deactived Road
Altitude: 197m (646 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: forest, frost, landscape, road
Trillium
Tags: flower, VanDusen
Red Arch Over Snow
Tags: lights, snow, VanDusen
Nara With Pigeons
Person: Nara
Mike At The Track
Person: Michael
Claira At Norquay Water Park
Person: Claira
Altitude: 85m (278 feet)
Location: Go To...
Alley Studio
Tags: alley, balloons, Eastside Culture Crawl, night, Vancouver
Walking Around The Temple
Claira Leaning Against Rody
Person: Claira
Hummingbird Flapping
Species: Selasphorus rufus (rufous hummingbird)
Tags: bird, bird feeder
Grandma And Her Grandchildren
Person: Claira, James, Janet, Marcus, Nara
Top Of Dike
Tags: bright bottom, road
Floating Lights
Tags: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, lantern, pond
Red Orange Green
Tags: fall colour, tree, VanDusen
Look No Chain
Person: Eric, David
Location: Go To...
Tree Swallow Chick Begging For Food
Species: Tachycineta bicolor (Tree Swallow)
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Iona Beach Regional Park, nest box
Barn Swallow Inspecting Nest
Species: Hirundo rustica (Barn Swallow)
Tags: bird, nest, Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Sky Hole in the forest
Tags: HDR
Grandma And Her Great Grandchildren
Person: Claira, Edna, James, Lexi May, Marcus, Nara, Jessica
Annas On Branch
Species: Calypte anna (Anna's Hummingbird)
Tags: bird, Outerbridge Park
Nara Swimming In The Pit
Person: Nara
David And Noelle
Person: David, Noelle
Lobster Mushroom
Species: Hypomyces lactifluorum (Lobster Mushroom)
Tags: mushroom
Upside Down Science World
Tags: bright bottom, kayaking, Vancouver
Nara Eating Her Cake
Person: Nara
Mark On Lake
Tags: lake, monochromatic, skiing, snow
Claira Smiling
Person: Claira
Ferry Off Bainbridge Island
Altitude: 75m (246 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: ferry, high contrast, landscape
Grandma Reading To Four Kids
Person: Claira, James, Janet, Marcus, Nara
Nara With Bare Feet
Person: Nara
Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: beach, Cordova Bay
Nara Marcus And James
Person: James, Marcus, Nara
Harvey Shum Family Portrait On The Beach
Person: Claira, Helen, John, Nara
Altitude: 7m (22 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: beach, Kye Beach, portrait
False Creek Starting To Freeze
Tags: marina, monochromatic, snow, Vancouver
Diana Marcus And Purple Rhodos
Person: Marcus
Serving The Cake
Glowing Off Center
Person: Nara
BC Place With Lights On The Water
Altitude: 3m (9 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: lights, night, reflection, Vancouver
Claira On Pancake Day
Person: Claira
Blues And Purples Mixed
Location: Go To...
Tags: garden
Nara Watching Teacher Curtsey
Person: Nara
Tags: ballet
Claira Smiling At The Top Of The Run
Person: Claira
Koy Under Lily Pads
Altitude: 13m (42 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Koy, pond, rain
Iris In Front Of Blue Lake
Species: Iris pseudacorus (paleyellow iris, yellow flag)
Tags: flower
Finger Painting After Dinner
Person: Noelle
Nordic Trail Gateway
Person: Helen, Mark
Tags: skiing
Nara On Hot Ramp
Person: Nara
Tags: swimming
Claira With Tarantula
Person: Claira
Nara With Orange Toque
Person: Nara
Claira Grinning At Park
Person: Claira
Brown Eyed Susans Undershot
Species: Gaillardia aristata (common gaillardia, brown eyed susan)
Altitude: 4m (13 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: flower, underneath
Justy Sleeping
Grandma And Nara At The Conservatory
Person: Janet, Nara
Tags: face paint
Blanket Full Of Fire
Tags: fire, performance
Fireworks With Olympic Rings
Tags: city, fireworks, Vancouver
Four Grandkids On The Beach
Person: Marcus, James, Claira, Nara
Nara Trying To Escape
Person: Nara
Blue Fireworks Behind Scotiabank
Tags: bank, city, fireworks, Vancouver
A Number Of Sword Ferns
Species: Polystichum munitum (Western Swordfern)
Tags: fern, UBC Botanical Garden
Helen And Amenda Parting Ways
Person: Amenda, Helen
Blue And Wispy
Tags: fireworks
Claira Tramping Through Daisies
Person: Claira
Tags: Burnaby Lake, costume
American Coot On Rock
Species: Fulica americana (American Coot)
Tags: Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Nara With Gingerbread House
Person: Nara
Tags: Bright Nights
White Flowers With Fern
Tags: garden, plant
Just That Tiring
Person: Justin
Smoking Incense
Tags: incense, temple
Nara And Great Grandparents On Bench
Person: Edna, Nara, Philip
Small Army Of Baby Canada Geese
Species: Branta canadensis (canada goose)
Nara Likes To Fly
Person: Nara
Paper Dragon Lantern
Person: Nara, Helen
Tags: dragon, lantern
Snails Traveling Under Branch
Species: Cepaea nemoralis (grovesnail)
Tags: shallow depth of field, snail
Grandma And Nara With Scoops
Altitude: 6m (19 feet)
Location: Go To...
Cherry Blossoms Over City
Tags: cherry blossoms, city, Vancouver
Red Rock Crab
Species: Cancer productus (red rock crab)
Altitude: 7m (22 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Botanical Beach, tide pool
Justin Watching Fire Performance
Person: Justin
Tags: Granville Island
Blowing Out Birthday Cake
Person: Eric, Gabi, Xander
Tags: birthday cake
Nara With Bubble Gun
Nara And Claira On The Bridge
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 148m (485 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: bridge, holding hands, Swan Lake
Nara Walking On Edge Of Boardwalk
Person: Claira, Nara
Altitude: 6m (19 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Richmond Nature Park
Lightning Over English Bay
Tags: night, Vancouver, weather
Touching Toes With Fingers
Thanksgiving Table
James Leading The Charge Down The Stairs
Person: James, Marcus, Nara
Marcus With Rock On Cheek
Person: Marcus
Nara Standing On The Edge Of Rain Hg
Person: Nara
Tags: water park
Naras Birthday Ice Cream Cake
Tags: birthday cake
Kamchatka Lily With Pollen
Species: Fritillaria camschatcensis (Northern Rice Root, Kamchatka Lily)
Altitude: 2m (6 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Finn Slough, flower
Bumps On ABench
Person: Eric, Gabi, Mark
Helen And Nara Watching River
Person: Nara
Pear Shaped Puffball
Species: Morganella pyriformis (pear-shaped puffball)
Tags: moss, mushroom
Claira And Her Great Grandfather
Person: Claira, Philip
Nara John And Claira In Costumes
Person: Nara, Claira, John
Tags: costume
Kitchen
Nara With Sunflowers Behind
Person: Nara
Cover Shot For Nara
Person: Nara
Nara Throwing Food At Ducks
Altitude: 15m (49 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Stanley Park
Smoke Behind City
Tags: boat, city, light streaks, long exposure, Vancouver
Green Frog Half Submerged
Species: Lithobates clamitans (Green Frog)
Altitude: 1m (3 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Richmond Nature Park
Fern Growing Out Of Mossy Trunk
Species: Polypodium glycyrrhiza (licorice fern)
Altitude: 45m (147 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: fern, moss
Mike In A Chair
Person: David, Michael
Claira Looking Out Of Blind
Person: Claira
Altitude: 9m (29 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: Reifel Bird Sanctuary
Nara Fighting The Nap
Person: Nara
Nara Watching Flames
Person: Nara
Bridge Sticking Through Clouds
Location: Go To...
Tags: cloud, fog, sunrise, Vancouver
Claira Sitting On Her Bike
Person: Claira
Altitude: 207m (679 feet)
Location: Go To...
Lets Go Skiing
Person: Eric, Gabi, Karen, Mark
Claira With Dandelion Seeds Coming Loose
Person: Claira
Altitude: 617m (2024 feet)
Location: Go To...
Nara Silhouetted By Reflection
Person: Nara
Tags: beach, Cordova Bay
Splendid Gabi
Person: Gabi
Riding Past Shangri La
Tags: biking, flare, Vancouver
Turning Fishballs
Tags: market, Richmond Night Market, street food
Woodpecker On Blue Background
Species: Picoides villosus (Hairy Woodpecker)
Altitude: 2m (6 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: bird, tree
Standing In The Sand At Locarno Beach
Altitude: 5m (16 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tulips To Barn
Altitude: 4m (13 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: farm, flowers
Reflected Trees In Bright Spot
Altitude: 94m (308 feet)
Location: Go To...
Tags: fall colour, Nitobe Memorial Garden, reflection
Injecting Baste
Person: Andrea
Tags: barbeque, cooking
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2015:
December, 2015
I got some good winter nights so I tried my hand at star trails photography. Went to Bright Nights at Stanley Park, the Aquarium and the kids did some painting.
American Coot On Rock
Nara Throwing Food At Ducks
November, 2015

Took the kids for a bike ride at Stanley Park, a trip to the Aquarium and a photo walk to photograph the viaducts before they are torn down
Nara John And Claira In Costumes
October, 2015

Halloween!  Lots of costume events, including our first time trick or treating for candy!  Nara and I visited the Orphium theatre and the kids went for a bike ride at the Flight Path Park in Richomond.  We also went to Victoria where we visited a pumpkin patch and I did some birding.
Claira With Tarantula
September, 2015

Lots of photo walks!  We visited the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park for some pictures with Helen's family.  We went to the Day at the Farm in Delta to dig up some potatoes.  We went to the Renfrew Ravine Moon Festinal to walk in the parade and see the lanterns.
Standing In The Sand At Locarno Beach
August, 2015

The kids visited the Terra Nova Adventure Play Environment, We went to Locarno Beach, I went on a Graffiti photo walk and both kids had photos taken at their Gymnastics classes.
Nara With Bubble Gun
July, 2015

We visited the Granville Island water park before it was closed for water restrictions. We went to Victoria for a summer break. We saw the first set of fireworks!
Also this month: Camping at Manning Park
Claira Sitting On Her Bike
June, 2015

Pond Dipping at VanDusen, A trip to Alice Lake for swimming and a picnic, and a visit to Courtenay to see the great grandparents.
Claira With Dandelion Seeds Coming Loose
May, 2015

Hiking to Yew Lake at Cypress Mountain, A visit to VanDusen, Riding Bikes in the River District, Our new garden plot in the Pine Street Community Garden and Downtown Vancouver buildings as Chess pieces.
Nara With Bare Feet
April, 2015

We went to Victoria for the Easter Long Weekend - I visited Swan Lake and Uplands Park.
Claira On Pancake Day
March, 2015

Riding in the Lower Seymour Conservation Area and a trip to Reifel Bird Sanctuary.
Nara Eating Her Cake
February, 2015

I took pictures out in Burnaby. It was Theresa's Birthday and Nara and I went out for a walk/ride in Southlands.
BC Place With Lights On The Water
January, 2015

A mixed bag of January activity - VanDusen Festival of Lights, and night photography in Vancouver. I bought a new lens and went birding!

2014:
December, 2014
Went to Burnaby Lake to feed the ducks, Terra Nova Adventure Play Area for some playground fun and Dr. Sun Yat Sen Gardens for a Winter Solstice lantern festival.
Also this Month: Christmas 2014!
Grandma And Nara At The Conservatory
Nara And Claira On The Bridge
October, 2014

A trip to Victoria for Thanksgiving.
Also this Month: We went to Japan
In November: We went to Hong Kong with my Parents
Four Grandkids On The Beach
September, 2014

A trip to White Rock to play on the beach, fun at UBC and a bunch of afternoon trips with Nara.
Grandma And Her Great Grandchildren
August, 2014

A trip to Grandma's house and a trip to Comox to see all the family and celibrate my grandfathers 90th birthday.
Claira At Norquay Water Park
July, 2014

Waterparks! We visit both Granville Island and Norquay park. We see the Creatures of the Not So Deep show at Belcarra Park (a favorite last year) visit VanDusen and see the Play Palace.
Blowing Out Birthday Cake
June, 2014

A trip to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary , another on the Stanley Park Train, Nara finished Ballet for the season and Claira had a birthday. Oh, and so did Eric.
Claira Tramping Through Daisies
May, 2014

Forest Fairies Day at Burnaby Lake, a brief trip on the Burnaby Central Railway and a quick trip to the Richmond Nature Park
Grandma Reading To Four Kids
April, 2014

Nara's Birthday, a Trip to Vancouver island for Easter and a Trip to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery.
Nara Walking On Edge Of Boardwalk
March, 2014

A trip to the Richmond Nature Park, the Vancouver Aquarium and NightQuest at the UBC Endowment Lands. Also went to the play gym at False Creek Community Centre.
Nara Watching Teacher Curtsey
February, 2014

Helen's Mom had a birthday, Nara went to skating and Ballet and we had a house party
Claira Looking Out Of Blind
January, 2014

We visited the Vancouver Aqarium, the Reifel Bird Sanctuary and the Vancouver Boat Show.

2013:
December, 2013
We went to the Bright Nights light show at Stanely Park and rode the Christmas train. We visited the play gym and Mount Pleasant Community Centre (twice!)
Also this month - Christmas 2013!
Nara With Gingerbread House
Nara Swimming In The Pit
November, 2013

We went to Victoria for the Labour day long weekend. We also went to two autumn festival events - the lantern festival at Renfrew Ravine and the by donation day at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden.
Reflected Trees In Bright Spot
October, 2013

We went to Victoria for the Thanksgiving long weekend. We also went to the Nitobe Gardens for the fall colours and I have pictures of the kids in their Halloween costumes.
Koy Under Lily Pads
September, 2013

We went to Victoria for the Labour day long weekend. We also went to two autumn festival events - the lantern festival at Renfrew Ravine and the by donation day at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden.
Harvey Shum Family Portrait On The Beach
August, 2013

My grandparents celebrated their 70th wedding aniversery this year! We went up to Comox to help them celebrate. We also visited the local waterpark.
Claira Grinning At Park
July, 2013

Ah, Summer - so many things to do. We went to Granville Island for Canada Day, went to coquitlam for Haley's birthday, went to Belcarra Beach to see the wildlife and went to Yaletown for Gabi's birthday.
Green Frog Half Submerged
June, 2013

Two water trips - we went to the Vancouver Aquarium and we went to the Richmond Nature Park to see frogs.
Grandma And Nara With Scoops
May, 2013

We went to Victoria for Mothers day and visited the beach. Also this month - a trip to Nitobe Memorial Garden to see the spring flowers.
Naras Birthday Ice Cream Cake
April, 2013

Nara has turned 3! We had a birthday party at our house with lots of guests and then another birthday part at Grandma's house. Helen, Claira and I also went for a walk at Boundary Bay and I took photos of Claira at swimming class.
Claira And Her Great Grandfather
March, 2013

We visited Comox for the weekend. Nara and Claira got to see their Great Grandparents and Nara helped bring in the eggs from the laying chickens.
Also this month: Our 8th trip to Hong Kong.
Claira Smiling
February, 2013

Another walk at Boundary Bay, a visit to the Stanley Park Nature House, Chinese new years at Granville Island and the Dr. Sun Yat Sen 48en and a birthday at Granville Island's Kid's Zone.
Lone Oak Tree With ACrow
January, 2013

I went for a walk in Boundary Bay. Nara and I went to Visit the Vancouver Aquarium. My Dad was in town and he volunteered to take photos of us swimming.

2012:
December, 2012
Christmas time! We visited the Christmas lights at Stanley Park and went to Victoria to spend some time with family.
Annas On Branch
Claira Leaning Against Rody
November, 2012

Family time - Helen has her birthday. Nara and I went for a walk at Deep Cove - nothing beats throwing rocks at the ocean!
James Leading The Charge Down The Stairs
October, 2012

We went to Victoria for Thanksgiving weekend. We also went to Sonia and Kevin's wedding.
Serving The Cake
September, 2012

Amenda and Balanh get married! We also had a picnic at QE park and went to Crescent beach to hang out with my sister and Nara's cousins.
Blue And Wispy
August, 2012

Saw the fireworks, went to the Powell Street Festival, went to the water park - the list just goes and goes.
Justin Watching Fire Performance
July, 2012

Having had a new child (see last month) we had lots of visitors. Nara and her cousins went down to the water park at Granville Island and we went to the Lantern Festival at Trout Lake. We also stopped by Whytecliff park for a morning.
Small Army Of Baby Canada Geese
June, 2012

We went to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary with my sister and her family. Oh, and we added another to our family.
Iris In Front Of Blue Lake
May, 2012

Nara and I went for a walk around Trout Lake.
Also this Month: May Long Weekend in Whistler.
Nara Silhouetted By Reflection
April, 2012

A little time in the park and a trip to Victoria for the Easter Long Weekend. We also visit Tulip Town south of the border.
David And Noelle
March, 2012

Gabi and Eric throw a house warming. Nara visits the Playground and we visit Lexi-May - my newest first cousin once removed.
Nara Watching Flames
February, 2012

Illuminate Yaletown and James's first birthday party.
Paper Dragon Lantern
January, 2012

A trip out to the Riefle Bird Sanctuary and a trip down to China Town for Chinese New Years.

2011:
December, 2011
A Trip over to Victoria for Christmas including a walk around Goldstream Provincial Park.
Helen And Nara Watching River
Nara With Pigeons
November, 2011

Two brief trips down to Granville Island.
Nara Marcus And James
October, 2011

The Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden is one of my favorites in the city.  We also went to Victoria for the Thankgiving weekend, visited the Williams and had some fun in the park.
Nara With Sunflowers Behind
September, 2011

We went to Seattle for an extended shopping trip.  We visited La Conner for Breakfast and spent some time at the Woodland Park Zoo.
Nara Standing On The Edge Of Rain Hg
August, 2011

A bunch of little trips - Alice Lake, Queens Park, QE Park and Kits Community Centre.
Nara And Great Grandparents On Bench
July, 2011

A trip up to Courtenay to visit the Grandparents and a Sunday afternoon at the Williams Household.
Swing Is Awesome
June, 2011

Various city parks around town to visit Playgrounds.
Cover Shot For Nara
April, 2011

A Hanami at QE Park, a trip to VanDusen to enjoy the Cherry Blossoms and Photo Session at QE for our thank you cards.
Nara Likes To Fly
March, 2011

A Trip to VanDusen Gardens, a Trip to the Dr. Sun Yat Sen Gardens and Marcus has a birthday!
Nara On Hot Ramp
February, 2011

Nara is learning how to crawl and we got to the pool.

2010:
December, 2010
Nara and I hang out for a few photos.
Also this month: Christmas 2010.
Glowing Off Center
Nara Trying To Escape
November, 2010

Helen got a new camera for her birthday so we head to Van Dusen.
Touching Toes With Fingers
October, 2010

Nara Discoveres her feet and we head over to Vancouver Island for Thanksgiving.
Red Rock Crab
August, 2010

Life with a new Baby - a trip to Botanical beach and four generations of women in one photo.
July, 2010

A big family party up in Comox.
June, 2010

Two dinners - one for Nara and the other for Eric and Andrea.
April, 2010

A trip to VanDusen before Helen had our first child - last moments of freedom!
February, 2010

Vancouver is hosting the 2010 Olympics and parts of the city have been transformed for the party.

2009:
December, 2009
It's Christmas so I spent some time around the Comox Valley. We visited Elk Falls and went bird watching.
Frosty Deactived Road
November, 2009

We went for a sunset walk around Vancouver's Chinatown and took a weekend trip down to Seattle where we explored Pike Place Market, Snoqualmie Falls and Discovery Park.
October, 2009

David, Dominique and Noelle hosted us for Thanksgiving dinner. We also went over to Vancouver Island and visited Reifel Island.
September, 2009

We visited the Richmond Night Market and went for a walk in the Pacific Spirit Park.

Also this month: We visited Wells Gray Provincial Park and A Second Camping trip in the Okanagan.
August, 2009

The tail end of the fireworks and a a few little trips - Yew Lake at Cypress Mountain and Gary Point in Steveston..

July, 2009

My first time at the Trout Lake Lantern Festival. Lots of people make lanterns and walk around a lake in East Vancouver.

Also this month: Hiking the Cape Scott Trail .

June, 2009

Andrea celebrates her birthday by throwing a pig roast. Step by step photos of roasting the pig included!


May, 2009

My first ever Critical Mass ride. We biked through the city, over the Granville and Burrard street bridges and up Main street.

Also this month: May Long Weekend in Bowser

April, 2009

It's cherry blossom season!  We "Biked the Blossoms" around Vancouver to celebrate.

February, 2009

Illuminate Yaletown is a new "festival" (or sales event) in Vancouver. They had fire artists, building fronts lit up, ice sculptures and other installations around "light".

Also this month: A Fourth Trip to Japan
January, 2009

Some pictures of Graffiti, a walk around Stanley Park (in the snow) and the Festival of Lights at VanDusen gardens.

Also this month: Hong Kong for Chinese New Years

2008:
December, 2008
Snow in Vancouver,  a little walk around Cumberland on Vancouver Island and a happy new years party!
False Creek Starting To Freeze
November, 2008

Fall colours at Van Dusen Gardens.

Also this month:  A two week trip in Hong Kong .
October, 2008

We go for a mushroom forage on Vancouver Island. Also went to the parade of lost souls, and watched a bit of fireworks.

September, 2008

My Grandparents 65 wedding Anniversary.



August, 2008

Eric and Gabi get Married!

Also this month:  Went for a hike up to Elfin Lakes and in Marriott Meadows as well a soak in Meager Creek Hot Springs .

July, 2008

A walk around VanDusen and Eric's Stag.

Also this month:  Added a trip to Costa Rica .
June, 2008

A nice Kayak trip out in False Creek.

Also this month: An overnight kayaking trip to Granite Falls .

May, 2008

A trip to Victoria, including two visits to Markets, a trip to the Abkhazi Garden and a little walk around Mount Doug.

Also this month:  A May Long Weekend trip to Oregon .

March, 2008

A walk around Deas Island in Richmond and cross country ski trip to Silver Star.

February, 2008

A couple of little trips - some birds down at the seawall, skiing at cypress and a walk around burns bog.

Also this month: Added in a Trip to Vietnam , from Nov 2008.
January, 2008

A walk around the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden during the winter solstice lantern festival.

Also this month: Added in a Second Trip to Hong Kong , from Nov 2008.

2007:
December, 2007

A walked around the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden during the winter solstice lantern festival.

October, 2007

A little walk in Lighthouse park, David celebrates his wedding, some flowers and an evening at the Parade of Lost Souls.

September, 2007

A day out at the Richmond Night Market.

Also this month: Apple Festival on Salt Spring

August, 2007

A trip to Ontario and a short walk in the park.

Also this month: Hiking to Rainbow Lake and
  Fall Camping Trip in the Okanagan
July, 2007

Tide pools in Stanley Park and Canada day fireworks

Also this month: Seattle and Rainier
June, 2007

We went to VanDusen's Private Garden Tour.

Also this month: Kayaking in Desolation Sound
May, 2007

A trip to VanDusen, Chinatown Night Market and Boundary Bay.


Also this month: A Long Weekend in Gabriola
April, 2007

A Hanami, another house party and a trip to UBC. It sure is nice in spring.


Also this month: Pictures from December 2006 trip to India
March, 2007

I finally got around to a house warming party.  Thanks everyone!


Also this month: Pictures from November 2006 trip to New Zealand
February, 2007

Mark, Helen and I spent a day cross country skiing at Manning Park.

2006:
October, 2006

Perhaps I'll move into the house I bought a long time ago.
September, 2006

Walking around VanDusen Garden with Mom.

Also this month: Camping at Manning Park
Also this month: Hiking the Lions
August, 2006

Fireworks at the Celebration of Light.

Also this month: Joffre Lakes Camping
Also this month: Garibaldi Lake, Panorama Ridge Camping
July, 2006

A trip out to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary

Also this month: Penticton Long Weekend
Also this month: Winter Harbour to Brooks Peninsula
June, 2006

Biking Around Stanley Park with Chris and a walk at the Pitt Marshes in Maple Ridge.
May, 2006

A visit to Barnston Island in the Fraser river. This is small farming community.  Also went Kayaking in Deep Cove.

Also this month: May Long Weekend
April, 2006

Go see some flowers!  I went to the Bradner Flower Show, the Tulip Festival and the UBC Botanical Gardens.  I also went to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary.

Also this month: Two Hot Springs
March, 2006

A weekend visit to family in Courtnay

Also this Month:  Tofino BB
February, 2006

A day in South Richmond.

January, 2006

A day of cross country skiing, Dinner with the impressive views at Cloud 9 Restaurant and the Chinese New Years Day Parade.


2005:
December, 2005

Helen and I go out for a little Snowshoeing.

Also this Month:  Christmas 2005
November, 2005

The shorter days may not do well for long hikes, but they do make for nice strolls and moody walks in the forest.

Also this Month: Dominican Republic
October, 2005

Eric and Gabi put on Thanksgiving
September, 2005

We poke around the Taiwanese cultural festival.

Also this Month: Whistler - Flute Summit
August, 2005

August is always a busy month, but there are still days available for hikes in Stanley park.

Also this Month: My First Trip to Europe
May, 2005

I build a lamp, attend a rally and go out to Manning park for a day.
April, 2005

A brief walk out in Deep Cove as well as birthday parties.

Also this Month: Baden Powell Trail
March, 2005

I just received my D2X and discovered the freedom of shooting without cost - seeing images on my web site without having to wait for the turn around of a lab.  This month included biking, birthdays and a trip to Vancouver Island.

Also this Month: Lindeman Lake