Do you see enough?

I try to take a 360-degree approach when I’m out exploring and taking pictures. I take some shots of what I see, then turn and turn and turn, making sure I don’t miss anything. Some places draw me back for more. Dorothy, the Atlas Mine and Rawley are my Alberta favourites. I’m keeping a mental… Continue reading Do you see enough?

The summer of ’99: a Jeep, Ricky Martin, movies and drive-in theatres

Let’s hit rewind on my life. We’re going all the way back to 1999. My best friend’s name was Jacqui. She had a navy blue Jeep and we bounced around Kamloops with Ricky Martin’s Livin’ La Vida Loca blasting from the stereo. We were young, heading for our 30s and making sure we sucked the… Continue reading The summer of ’99: a Jeep, Ricky Martin, movies and drive-in theatres

The stories behind the buildings of Tranquille

I love a good story. Tim McLeod, development manager of Tranquille Farm Fresh, tells one. Or two. As a pickup truck pulled our wagon around the old streets of the Tranquille settlement, McLeod took the scattered threads of the area’s history and wove them into a colourful quilt. There’s the one about how Tranquille got… Continue reading The stories behind the buildings of Tranquille