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New Pattern - 09.23.18

Last night I experimented with a different pattern style.

The light colored wood is white ash. The words scribbled in pencil on the wood are in my grandfather’s hand. 26 more words

Wood Inlay

Birth Day Gratitude

Birthday Thrill

Have you ever seen the Northern Lights ?  They’re mesmerizing — if you’re Canadian, it should be on your bucket list.  Working in northern Alberta, my son awoke on his birthday to a glorious display.   326 more words

Gratitude Journal

Chasing faint memories from a distant past

These days, im spending more time in the past. Not sure if that’s due to reduced anxiety levels I have about the future. As you might have noticed from my blogs, I’m a sucker for nostalgia. 1,121 more words


What a Little Circle Man’s Experience Is

Our harvest of red grapes began today with a few picking bins of Sangiovese. And three days ago I became a grandfather for the second time. 362 more words



While visiting an intimidatingly crowded temple today, one thing that touched me deeply was the sight of so many people – young and old, carrying their children and grandchildren on their shoulders, to protect them from the surrounding chaos and to help them get a glimpse of the deity who was blanketed by the shuffling layers of frenzied crowd. 175 more words

Creative Writing

Time to Play a Deadly Game of "Knuckleball" in Trailer

Ever imagine Home Alone as a bloody violent film? Then imagine no more.

From Michael Peterson comes the upcoming thriller Knuckleball, starring Luca Villacis… 73 more words


Dear Old Dad

I have the last letter Great-Grandfather wrote in my hands. He signs off ‘Your Old Dad’, and that has got me thinking about my own Father, who I have not seen in four years now. 547 more words