Kensington Market – Festival of Lights 2017

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27th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice. A festival filled with music, dancing, and lots of fire! Fire breathing to light the center piece. Gear used, Pentax K-3 with the FA 31mm F1.8 AL Limited. I had brought along other lenses, but things were moving so fast I just stuck with 1 setup. Things happen so fast once the fire dancing …

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5 Years of Marriage!

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Dear Carmen, it’s been 5 years since we shared our vows! Thanks for being the most awesome wife, mother, partner-in-crime! Frisbee, winter camping, frostbite… Moving 4 times and setting up our home during this time. Travelling, riding on bus roofs, roughing & winging it as we go. Getting ready for the biggest change to our lives. Facing the ups & …

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Canoe Trip at Algonquin Park

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The 2nd annual all boys canoe trip! The Crew! A plot of the loop we took over the 3 days. We started the day at Lake Opeongo. Pushed off around 1pm on Friday. Enthusiastic Ryan even under a heavy rainstorm. We were able to see 2 moose(es?) in the marsh area. Getting ready for our first portage at 2.2km to …

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Amber is TWO Year Old!

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It is so much fun to see post from 1 year old and how much has changed. We were living with my parents for 6 months and it was a great time of bonding and exploring for Amber. Going on play dates and making friends. Now learning how to share (working on it…) Showers are fine, but brushing teeth is …

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Taiwan – Yilan County [宜蘭縣]

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After 3 days in the Taichung Area [臺中市], we drove across to the Eastern coast area of the island – Yilan County [宜蘭縣]. Yilan [宜蘭] is famous for its natural hot springs and scenic coastal drive. We headed south from the city and drove along the fishing towns. View from above, such cool overlay of details! Awesome expanding coffee truck. …

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Taiwan – Taichung Area [臺中市]

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Continuing from Cing Jing [清境] up in the mountains. We spent the next few days exploring the area around Taichung City [臺中市]. Driving south on our day trip, we drove along dense bamboo forests. Here they are selling freshly dug-up bamboo shoots. Local train station, so cool! Kiddies hanging out, we were getting a lot of stares from the Uppababy …

SamTaiwan – Taichung Area [臺中市]