Winter biking

I’ve been year round cycle commuting for 5 years now and of course the winter season is the most challenging. Studded snow tires certainly help, but this year I rode a fat bike for a few days, What a game changer. Seriously considering adding a new bike to the stable.

Christmas 2016

We had a great day with the family starting with Brunch and culminating with the traditional turkey dinner. Lots of action with Parker & Easton (4) and Clark & Dane (2), they really bring something special to the day. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”6″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_slideshow” gallery_width=”500″ gallery_height=”400″ cycle_effect=”fade” cycle_interval=”5″ show_thumbnail_link=”1″ thumbnail_link_text=”[Show picture list]” order_by=”imagedate” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Maui revisited

Some of the photos from the helicopter tour over Maui. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”4″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”100″ thumbnail_height=”75″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show as slideshow]” order_by=”imagedate” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


This morning I’m serving at my church,Springschurch, by doing the TV audio. It’s an early start at 7am and we’ll be finished 3rd service around 2pm.  This is my position with the sound board and TV monitors in a room up behind the stage.  It’s just me and the equipment. As I’m mixing the band Read More …

The reality of parenting

Came across this great post. Laughed out loud a couple of times. So much truth And much of it applies to grandparenting as well except they go home after a while. And while we’re responsible when the Grandkids are with us, the ultimate responsibility goes home to the parents too.


Took a Mother’s Day road trip to Narcisse to see the snakes, us and hundreds of other folks!  The parking lot was jammed and people were parking on both elides of the highway for at least 1/4km in each direction from the enterance.  It was a pleasant walk around the area between the various snake Read More …


Spending the day walking The Strip in Las Vegas on the Saturday before the Information on Demand conference. Flights down were good and a $30 taxi ride from the airport to the Mandalay Bay, which looks like walking distance from the airport and I’m here. Room is great and after picking up my registration materials Read More …