Category Archives: People


At 5:30 in the morning you can get a seat on the train, sit comfortably and read a book or stare at your phone. Those that stand in a packed train like sardines at 7 am are just starting to wake up. I think I’d rather have a seat and some space for my commute.


Carefully with his bare hands he works his way through each hive frame by frame to see how the bees are doing. Is there pollen? Is there honey for the bees to eat? Are there any eggs? These hives look strong  after a long winter but they are having to work hard to find pollen so the beekeeper, my Brother, helps them out by added some “pollen patties” for them to eat while they wait for more flowers to bloom.

River Watcher


On the same day as yesterdays photo we sat below the Bow Falls and watched the water, the mountains and the people. Although it was busy with tourist behind us it was what was in front of us that made us forget about all those people.

Hanging around


I talked with this person that was hanging around outside my office. He said he would work until late in the evening because it might rain the next day. He can’t work when it rains so he does as much as he can when the sun shines. He washes the windows and washes the panels/siding on the building. Basicly he and one other guy clean the whole outside of the 21 story office tower I work in in about five days. Not too bad.


Cool Down


I have not been down to the river for a while. I am not sure why it surprises me when people swim in the river but it does. The water is so clear you can see the bottom. It is cold but on a hot day it is refreshing. This person rode his bike by me to the river’s edge. He stripped his clothes off and went for a swim.  This day I saw four other swimmers and two surfers. All these people enjoying the river just steps from the office towers of downtown Calgary.