Category Archives: people

High Notes Avante

J. and I attended ‘These Are Their Stories’. Grammy-award winning singer/guitarist Dan Hill was one of the speakers and performers for mental health. Dan spoke about his mother and siblings, who struggle(d) with Bipolar Disorder. One in five are affected … Continue reading

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Arts Therapy

Collaborative mural we women did in Women’s Wellness Arts Therapy group. Profound comment by one participant, Lisa: “Science makes living possible; the arts makes living worthwhile.”   These two pieces were done by Lisa in about an hour. It’s hard … Continue reading

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In loving memory of Kusum

My beautiful friend Kusum Bhatia passed away in a tragic house fire on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018. She is survived be her dear husband Ravi and her loving son Roche. Kusum has been a wonderful friend these past 6 years, … Continue reading

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Muskokas

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Bunch of pics…it’s been awhile

Haven’t been posting for quite some time. Here are some pics for posterity (including one by PetSmart and two from the media). This is reaching back a ways, but a good friend from high school played on Team Canada Women’s … Continue reading

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RIP Uncle Tony

My Uncle Tony by marriage is a proud 3rd-generation Chinese-Canadian who passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018. He is survived by my aunt Wei and his daughter Lian. His funeral and life commemoration was on Saturday, June 9, 2018 … Continue reading

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Navigating Socially – Yikes

I have moved this post to its own page, ‘Then and Now’, coming soon.

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The Season’s-a-changin’

Been awhile since my last post – like many Canadians, I have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Don’t know how to take interesting landscape photos when the surroundings start looking bare and stark. You may not see much from me until … Continue reading

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Summer’s Feast – Part 2

Summer’s quickly coming to an end. Days are shorter, and the weather is definitely chillier. Just learning to shoot pictures here and there, wherever I can grab some light and good vibrations. I’ve only been at this since July, and … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Here: Elmvale Zoo

Recently visited Elmvale Zoo, out near Wasaga Beach, Ontario. Felt really sorry for this lot of animals, who are mostly penned up and have never known what it’s like to fly or run. Quite small spaces for some really large … Continue reading

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Summer’s Feast – Part 1

Food, flowers, felines (and maybe some structures and street art, too)…                                                                          

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To All the Flowers I’ve Loved Before…

A familiar theme: flowers. Can you blame me? So naturally captivating! I’m worried I’m going to run out of subjects soon. Not because there aren’t great things out there to photograph, but with my social anxiety, it’s not always easy … Continue reading

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Expressive Clouds and Sunsets

This is all a jumble, but the theme is re-examining the ordinary.  And in the case of the sunsets, I tried to capture the glory of it, but it’s never quite the same in pictures.                 … Continue reading

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Entering the Car Era

Living in a car-obsessed culture, how can I not feature some cool rides? Yes, that includes the wonderful public bus. When I returned to Toronto from my time in Asia, India and Europe, I was suffering from post-traumatic stress, anxiety … Continue reading

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More Lines and Shapes

       

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