Vancouver and Lake Louise

At the end of May, I went on a whirlwind trip to Western Canada.  First stop was Vancouver where I fell in love with Stanley Park.  It’s been many years since I’ve been there.  I don’t think I fully appreciated it when I was younger.  Next stop was Calgary and the drive to Lake Louise to visit my son, Jordan, who has been working there, at the Fairmont, since September.  Again, the mountains, forests, crystal clear lakes, and wildlife were all a joy to behold.  Even though Jordan had warned me, it was surprising to still see snow and ice on Lake Louise at the beginning of June.  Definitely a little chillier than Southern Ontario but crisp, clean and beautiful.  I’m so happy that he is treated to such immense beauty every day when he goes to work.

Here’s a few shots from the trip:

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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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