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But Is It Art?

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These are the new garbage chutes, waiting to be installed in my condo building. It has the potential for modern art, what?

World AIDS Day 2021

It hasn’t gone away. I hadn’t visited the AIDS Memorial in Barbara Hall Park for quite a while. After last week’s brief and beautiful snowfall, I went out to capture some shots and ended up spending some time in the Memorial. It is remarkable, and saddening, to look at all the names of those who have died of AIDS over the years. The late 80s and early 90s, especially, took… 

My Mantra

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Just be a good humanBe humble, be kindLove who you canHelp where you canGive what you can

Favourite Singers

These are singers whose voices move, soothe and inspire me. Some of the artists I’ve listed with their band’s name; this is in addition to their solo efforts. The “choice cuts” for each vocalist represent either my favourite songs by these artists, or a track highlighting their incredible style, range or crafting of the song. And now, on to the list… Karen Carpenter Starting with the best… Karen Carpenter, a… 

On PrEP

For much of this year I’d been seeing posters in the subway platforms and cars depicting a healthy-looking, hot guy (or guys) staring dreamily into the camera with captions reading I’m on PrEP, or Ask your doctor about PrEP or some such verbiage involving something called “PrEP”. I had no idea exactly what PrEP is, other than it obviously being a product strategically aimed at a gay male audience, so a little Googling was in order. I found out… 

Do’s and Don’ts When Encountering Service Dogs

For a while now I’ve had it in mind to create a post talking about the “do’s and don’ts” when we see a service/working dog in our daily travels. I have a personal connection with this topic as my very good friend is visually impaired and has used service dogs for most of her life. A service dog is a lifeline to a blind or disabled person; I can attest to… 

Let The Ramblings Begin

Thanks for joining me and welcome to my blog. This is my first attempt at a dedicated blog so it will be a learning experience for me. I’m going to try to discuss things on my mind that I feel worthy of a post, so here goes…! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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