It's one of those rare things in life--you wake up early in the morning before the rooster crows, make your way to the shore, bait and drop your traps and begin collecting them--taking your fresh catch home for an evening steam. I do a lot of work with story in my job and life--and I've always considered myself a writer first and visual expressionist second--and recently started learning how to take better photos by looking for photos that have story attached to them. And then weaving them all together to create overall story. I love this approach--it forces you to curate a little more, and you can also find more heart in your photos. Think about how often you could use photo essays…and you're probably already capturing beginning-to-end family and vacation moments. Maybe you … Continue reading
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Subtitle: "or why milkshakes make me cry" When I lived in Russia off and on from 2005-2009, I looked forward to glimmers of light in between … Continue reading
I'm back in Canada after five weeks of travelling that flew by. At one point I was flying to Russia and it seemed like the next day that I was … Continue reading
These past two weeks have been full of travel. And I've changed time zones so much that my endocrine system has yet to catch up. I have breakfast … Continue reading
I love Velveeta, but I feel really guilty eating it. Part of the reason is that it has a lot of modified ingredients, it certainly isn't "clean." … Continue reading
What is better than guacamole on a hot summer evening? This chipotle corn and black bean guacamole. I don't know about you, but when I … Continue reading
Happy Victoria Day today for those of us in Canada. If you've been paying close attention, you may have noticed a new menu at the top for … Continue reading