Ice Storm

With Christmas only 3 days away, ice is wreaking havoc on many family gatherings.  We were to host 20 for Christmas dinner today and only a couple were able to make it with the dangerous driving conditions in southern Ontario in addition to widespread power outages from the ice storm.  Our own power in Aurora went off at 8:30am and came back online at around 2:30pm.  The 21 pound turkey needed to be cooked so we had to barbecue it.

But while the ice was not a friend to travellers, it was beautiful.




With a professional background and education in enterprise software but a lifelong love of the arts, I published my second novel, "Vision Speak", in 2010. Over the past several years, I've explored photography, film production and screenwriting. Along the way, I've questioned my obsessive pursuits - am I crazy? Perhaps this quotation from Thomas Merton serves as explanation. "Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” I'm still searching... 


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