Spring colours continue

bee, flower, macro, Abbotsford, spring

Just over a month ago, I posted some pictures of spring colours. Spring typically comes early and tarries a while here in the Fraser Valley. As I continue to experiment with close-up (macro) photography, I haven’t had to wander far to see a variety of colours over the past month. So, here is edition number […]

Wandering the wetlands

wooden fence, perspective, moss, fishtrap creek, discovery trail, abbotsford

As I’ve shared elsewhere, I call Abbotsford home. It truly is a beautiful and diverse city nestled in the heart of the Fraser Valley. You’ll find an urban core, acres and acres of farmland, and miles of trails. Discovery Trail meanders around Fishtrap Creek, a wonderful wetlands area in the middle of the city. Our Mother’s […]

Listen, really listen

sea to sky gondola, trail, place to listen

Those of you who know me would readily agree that I enjoy talking. I talk. I talk, a lot! In fact, as memory serves, one of my wife’s family member’s first impression of me was this very thing. Some research indicates that men speak approximately 7000 words per day (women up to 3 times this […]

UBC: A visual perspective

UBC, sculpture, sign, entrance, university boulevard

As mentioned in a previous post, the Regent College Pastor’s Conference allowed me some time to wander about the University of British Columbia campus. I found the many different sights and perspectives inspiring. Having wandered about one day without my camera, today I journeyed with camera in hand. A changing perspective. Perspective is an interesting […]

It’s time to begin

bridge, sea to sky gondola, trail

Last Friday morning I received the following text from a co-worker: “How is your sabbatical going?” I laughed. My sabbatical had officially started about 2 hours earlier. I responded with a well-reasoned, deeply theological response: “Flying by!” A week into my sabbatical, I’d give the same answer. Time is flying by, but it has been […]