Friday, January 4, 2019


19-1-2 kittens... They breed, and I don't know what most of them do.


First footing with this kid and a couple of cameras. It was the perfect way to start the year.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019


Last picture I took this year.


Old boots seeing some miles again. No good reason. No bad reason either.




Hagstrom guitar. I play it terribly, but I play it a little bit less terribly every day.

Wednesday, December 26, 2018


He made himself comfortable on the back deck at around 6am. He's been there ever since. The cat is upset. The raccoon isn't concerned.

Merry Christmas

I took a day off. I might take more days off.


Christmas Eve snowboarding with the kid.


Historical document.


The Fujifilm X100S has some crazy bad lens flare effects. It rarely gets used at night. But it got used tonight.


Christmas Party 2018. Name brand salted almonds. Wild....

Sunday, December 16, 2018


deja vu. deja vu. deja vu. oh no, it's happening again.


The landscape folly distorted, perhaps. Is that the motive? Or the accidental result? I believe the river is man made, a way to handle some aspect of the wetland Vancouver is built upon. It results in an idyllic moment of almost nature, until it's used as a sales feature for yet another high rise housing project. At this stage the apartment may read as folly, but it won't be long until the landscape is subverted by the built, irony noted.


One rack eyelet and a barrel adjuster casting. The eyelet gets cut in half and the barrel adjuster casting gets brazed to it, and then onto the frame. The result; custom shifter cable barrel adjuster stop.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018


It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... (less than 2 weeks to go)


Kent's Kitchen. I've been eating here randomly since 1996. In 20 years a meal has gone from $4.95 to $7.50.


Monday, December 10, 2018


The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. This was the second time I watched it this weekend. The Coen Brothers do very little wrong. Even their movies I hate I find I love upon further review. I hated Llewyn Davis, the first time I saw it. I hate that I kind of liked it the second time I saw it. Buster Scruggs; I liked it the first time, liked it even more the second. There will likely be a third viewing before too long. It's a gooder.


The little car on the right, that's mine. A 1997 Miata with 90,000kms on it. I just sold one. Missed it. Bought another one, in better condition, with less than half the miles. No ABS, or cruise, or leather or power windows, or power mirrors, or bilstein suspension, or BBS wheels, or.... but the new one has 200ml more displacement, 25 or so more horsepower, a better rear dif, and 120,000 fewer kms on it. No rust either. I didn't need the first one. I don't need this one. I've done dumber things. Road trip with Sophie in March will help me decide if this was a good idea. Time will tell. I usually does.


Townes Van Zandt on vinyl. Lovely.


I'm not a fan of HDR. But I didn't see any other way to get what I wanted to see in this photograph. A dollar store in front of a million dollar sunset in a billion dollar city.


Thursday, December 6, 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018


Sunny days in December.


Over a decade, this is the first time someone else has taken the photograph. An accidental dinner of schnitzel, steak, and potatoes. Good food. Amazing people. I'm blessed.



Wednesday, November 28, 2018


I've been reading more lately. It's been good. I am thoroughly amused by the table of contents for Stefan Zweig's The Post Office Girl. I've made good progress on Part One.


Rain yesterday. Sun today. More rain is promised for tomorrow.


"...and the sky opened up..."