We visited the Isreal booth.

Mike and I went over to the Fusion Festival today in Holland Park in Surrey. It was a nice event! Not too crowded and the temperature was just right – a little cloudy and cool.

The photo above is my favourite portrait I’ve taken in a very long time. We found him at the Israel booth.

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Clearly, our visit to the race track has affected me. I’ve been talking about it whenever I can squeeze it into a conversation and can’t wait to go  back.

Friendly horse at the track

Part of the reason for my enjoyment was the laid back atmosphere. The people with the horses were happy to have kids pet some of the horses – but I don’t think any of them were race horses. I think these horses had jobs around the track. They seemed to be the guides or the sweepers when walking the race horses back to the barns. I’m not sure. Luckily, we were able to get as close as we wanted to this friendly horse.

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Winning 5 bucks

by Carol Browne on July 13, 2014 · 0 comments

in Festivities

This is us just about to win five dollars:

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Wieners and their owners

by Carol Browne on July 12, 2014 · 1 comment

in Family and Buddies, Festivities

After birthday pancakes (Rooty Tutti Fresh and Fruity! WEWT!) and while I waited for Mike to get his hair cut, I googled events for Vancouver on July the 12th. I had done this before, but nothing exciting or fun enough appeared on the google when I looked before today. Today, however? WIENER DOG RACES appeared on my iPhone and I could not contain myself. Excitedly I told Mike about it and his response? “Oh yah. I heard about that. I forgot it was happening.”

WHAT? How does one forget about tiny legged dogs running at the horse race track? I have no idea.
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Blisters on the balls of my feet.

July 9, 2014

Another portfolio show IN. THE. BAG. This was a good one, and dare I say it, I think my coworker and I are getting BETTER at these things. HUZZAH! We discovered an ice caddy today – you can rent them from the same place you rent tables and stuff – and it comes filled with […]

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A Backyard Tea Party

July 6, 2014

Poor Abby. How did this happen to a nice dog like this?  How did she end up with a Cabbage Patch Doll hat on her head that my grandma knit for our baby dolls in the ’80s? Let me tell you. Alysia came over yesterday afternoon and brought Abby, the best behaved dog in the […]

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Rest day.

June 29, 2014

World Cup Soccer had a Rest Day last Friday – which worked out perfectly for us, we were too busy shopping to watch any soccer that day. Today was my Rest Day. I did a little laundry and a little sewing and lots of resting. I’ve got a busy week ahead – one day of […]

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Surprise! More soccer!

June 26, 2014

Whitecaps played last night against the Montreal Impact. We were there! It was a good sized crowd and I learned a few things at this game. 1) Our seats made my photos perfect for tilt-shifting.

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The great photo edit of 2014

May 4, 2014

I’ve been busy going through the photos I took during the month of April. *PHEW* There were nearly 1000 photos to sort through, taken at 2 different events. I realize this is a drop in the bucket compared to many wedding photographers, but for me? It was a fun way to spend an afternoon and […]

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Woohoo! The weekend has begun!

April 17, 2014

Before I tell you what we’re up to tonight, I have to tell you that the Easter Egg Hunt at the office went well, despite the fact that it was OVER in 5 minutes. My coworker, Olga, found it fair and square in 5 minutes. HA! Some hide-r I am. So, I picked up a […]

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