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Eating Our Way Through Victoria... Pumpkin Time!

Hello Dear Reader!

Well, we’ve had a few culinary adventures to share with you this month.

Before we get to that, however, earlier this month Marcia went out to dinner with the folks she works with at a restaurant downtown. She ordered the equivalent salad to the one we’d […]

He Says, She Says... The Masks We Wear

Hello, Dear Reader:

Well, today is Hallowe’en, in this part of the world at least. For children and adults alike it’s an opportunity to dress up in costume, to put on a mask and to go out ‘trick or treating’. It can be fun or frightening, or maybe a little of […]

Photo of the Month - Triptychs and Lightroom

Hi Folks:

It’s Hallowe’en, but I don’t have any really good pumpkin images to share this month… In going through my images for this past month I was drawn to an image I made of an old bicycle down in the Rockland area of Victoria, in part because it reminded me […]

Being Green - Getting 'Buy-In'

Hi Folks:

Friday once again, and time for this week’s ‘Being Green‘ post. The title for this post is ‘Getting Buy-In‘, and since developing a sustainability strategy affects everyone in your home or business and extends out to include suppliers and clients as well, I thought I’d toss out a few […]

He Says, She Says... "Only"

Hi Folks:

It’s Monday, not Sunday (again), and this week’s ‘He Says, She Says…‘ post is going to be mostly a ‘He Says’, but as always Marcia gets the last word. It’s a day late mostly because I’ve been avoiding writing it, but one can only put off such things for […]

Being Green - Pursuing Perfection?

Hi Folks:

Friday once again, and time for this week’s ‘Being Green‘ post. I wasn’t going to write about this, but the biggest ‘green’ news of late seems to be the class action suit filed in the US against the USGBC and their LEED certification; after reading the articles and comments […]

He Says, She Says... Are You a Seeker or a Finder?

Hello, Dear Reader:

Happy Monday!

This week’s ‘He Says, She Says…‘ post was inspired by a quote we came across recently from Andrew Cohen, who is the Founder and Editor in Chief of EnlightenNext:

Are You a Seeker or a Finder?

“Are you a seeker or a finder? This […]

Being Green - Living Buildings

Hi Folks:

Friday once again, so T.G.I.F. to all of you! Actually, Marcia and I believe it’s important to give thanks every day, but that’s another topic entirely.

So, the big news this week is…

“The International Living Building Institute celebrates the world’s first Living Buildings.” (cue […]

He Says, She Says... Giving Thanks

Hello, Dear Reader!

This past weekend was ‘Thanksgiving’ here in Canada; it’s really no surprise that Thanksgiving comes in the fall because this is when the earth is most fully offering up her bounty. Here on the west coast this can mean everything from an abundant vegetable harvest to wineries starting […]

Match Total Exposures in Lightroom

Hi Folks:

There was a video tutorial recently on The Digital Photography Connection on using the Match Total Exposures tool in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. It’s something I’d not used before, and if you haven’t either, I’d suggest you begin by watching their tutorial. I’ll wait…

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