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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

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Thematic Photographic 207

Okay, so it wasn’t taken with a smartphone, as described in the Thematic, but it was too similar to Carmy’s for me to resist sharing. I shot this in the office’s men’s room, where I was not expecting it. Yes, I hoped nobody would walk in while I snapped a pic. I used a pocketable… (read more)

Small Thing or Big?

Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference, especially for parents. I was reminded of that on Sunday when replacing our kitchen faucet, and then again by Canadian technology columnist and broadcast personality Carmi Levy in a Monday blog post. Estimated at 45 minutes, including removal of the old faucet, my job ballooned… (read more)

Thematic Photographic 179 – Glow

Carmi at (link in sidebar) issues a photographic challenge each week, with a theme. This week it is “Glow,” and I happened to have this recent photo I shot downtown while wandering around with my son (click to enlarge the pic).

Eventual DIY

Sometimes I start a project and don’t finish it before getting involved in another, but I really outdid myself on this one. In March 2010, I replaced our kitchen faucet and two bathroom faucets (including the drain plug, which makes it a much more formidable project considering my experience level). The biggest problem with this… (read more)

It’s Snot Rocket Sinus

(Those of you reading “Shootings” will need to wait a little longer for the next chapter.) My six year-old son brings a roll of toilet paper to me and it’s damp. All the way through. My mind immediately traces that toilet paper back to its origin — under the guest bath sink. Fortunate to be… (read more)