Tag Archives: 2012

Here we go again! National Geographic Photo Contest: Take 2

I have a photo entered in the National Geographic Photo Contest this year. It is titled, “Camping under a midnight prairie sky” and is from camping days of the summer past.  This was on a trip to a little creek wilderness on Karen‘s family farm, not too far from home.  For camping, an exotic locale really isn’t needed.  A dark sky and good company will suffice pretty much anywhere.

It is a long shot that my image will be noticed amid the masses who have already submitted, …

Zombies Fire Dance?

And here I thought zombies and fire didn’t get along.

Yesterday was Winnipeg’s annual zombie walk, where the undead get together to enjoy some zombie culture.  Kicking things off at The Forks were the Undead Fire Performers who got the crowd fired up before taking to the streets.

Vancouver 2012

For the second spring in a row, I found myself in Vancouver this year.  Last year it was a week long layover on my way to Bangkok; this year it was for a bit of yogic study: I did a Yin yoga teacher training with Paul and Suzee Grilley (at Semperviva on Granville Island – tucked away on the pier by the house boats).  It was an intensive time of study but downtime was spent wandering the city with old friends, new friends, or just by myself.  Most of the time, I could be found by the…