Every once in awhile, life smiles at you in an unexpected way. The opening night performance at Music and Beyond this past summer featured Cirque Fantastic, an amazing troupe of artists from Montreal. They performed in front of a classical music […]
For the fourth year in a row, on a rainy September Saturday evening, some 350 women took over the hall at the Carleton Place Community Centre for the Little Black Dress event. Created by the amazing efforts of Carol Dryburgh, President of the Lanark branch of the Canadian Cancer Society, the The Little Black Dress was conceived as a way to bring the ladies of Lanark County together for an evening, united in the fight against cancer. I am very proud to have been a part of this incredible event for all four years, and on this latest evening, some $21,000 was raised to help fund the good fight.
I have always loved baseball – as a player, as a fan, and as a photographer. It was only a couple of years ago that I stopped crouching behind home plate, and I will probably never tire of watching games in person (with or without a camera) or on a glorious HD TV. My son Dave developed a love of the game as well, and it always gave me a special thrill to see him donning the “tools of ignorance” behind the plate. So it gives me great pleasure to see that some of this has rubbed off on Austin, my 12 year old grandson.