Photo Friday – High Speed

Alice and Cassie cruising at high speed

Alice driving Cassie’s Barbie Jeep at the farm. At high speed. Since it was almost bedtime, they’re cruising in their pyjamas.

Gas-powered RC car

For something a whole lot faster, Norm’s gas-powered RC car. It goes like stink. Nathaniel needs one of these right away.

Photo Friday – Peaceful

Alice - sleeping peacefully on the couch

Alice sleeping peacefully on the couch, Dec. 20, 2006. As some of you know, our family all had a nasty virus from Dec. 13th to … well … we’re mostly over it now.

When this photo was taken, Alice had been running a fever off and on for a few days. The highest we saw was 40.9C — if her fever had been 41C two times in an hour we would have had to rush her to emergency.

She didn’t go to emergency, but our family did go to the South Calgary Urgent Care Centre twice and Dr. Pow twice.

Photo Friday – Sisters

Twisters and Alice

The Twisters and Alice, October 30, 2004. Alice was only 5 weeks old.

Corinna on the left, Christina on the right. 🙂


For some time now, one of Alice’s favourite foods has been blueberries.


For breakfast she often has frozen blueberries (microwaved for 30s) with her Cheerios and milk. She mostly eats the blueberries and the milk.

Corinna makes a smoothy in the morning with frozen blueberries, orange juice, banana and Balkan yogurt. Alice gets half a glass of this and drinks it with a straw (“dwaw”).

When you’re two, it’s kind of hard to say blueberries. Alice calls them “blueies.”

These blueies were fresh, not frozen. Alice had a pile of them for dessert tonight. Once she was asleep, I broke out my strobe, tripod, and a piece of white foamcore. These were shot with my shoot-through umbrella, at full power; the foamcore was used for bounce.

Kind of makes you want blueies, doesn’t it?