Been a bit slow on the updates lately.  We went up to the in-laws cottage on the Canada Day weekend so Bica got her first real nature adventures.  Here are a bunch of assorted pictures that you can click on to see larger or read the captions.  The one that is somewhat newsworthy is the […]

More Puppy.

Probably the most dramatic thing so far would be the near death experience for the bird.  For those of you who don’t remember what Motley looks like, here’s a picture of her I took for a Christmas card. And here’s what she looks like after her first encounter with a ‘bird dog’: Hopefully it will […]

Life explained

I don’t usually do a cut and paste from another post but this was too good.  Credit where credit is due. A boat docked in a tiny Mexican village. An American tourist complimented the Mexican fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them. “Not very long,” […]


A testimony to the brilliance of a particular speaker is their ability to speak to people outside of their set of beliefs and get a message across despite vast differences in opinion.  As some of you may know, I’m very much an athiest but Barack Obama gave a brilliant speech on his faith and the […]