Category Archives: Personal

Moon Rise over South Sound, Grand Cayman

A friend was looking for a photo of the moon rising that actually shows the detail and making the moon look really big.  So I Photo-shopped this for her.  Its a real moon rise from my back deck and the reflection is actually that of the moon.  The moon itself is a separate image dropped […]

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Five and a half years… What a difference!

This may be a bit confusing.  The images show the difference in our back yard over the last 5 & 1/2 years.  The first image was taken on April 30, 2011.  The second image was made on September 17 2016. Camera position is the same for both.  In the first photo there are no plants […]

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Tree House Building in Canada

Every summer I vacation with my family at our cottage in Northern Ontario…. completely off the grid.  Two solar panels, four batteries, outhouse, no internet no phone.  Over the past two summers, among other things, I’ve been building a tree house… with a little help from the kids.  Next summer…. STAINING!

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Tanya’s Kitchen 2015 Calendar

Now that the year is half over I can share some of Tanya’s yummy Caribbean dishes.  Roasted Tarragon Fish, Fudgy Espresso Brownies, Quinoa Salad with Arugala & Fig Dressing, Lemon Pound Cake, Lime Cilantro Shrimp Tacos, Zucchini Blueberry Bread, Spicy 5 Bean Salad, and other delicious recipes are included on the calendar available at all […]

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Killing Time in Little Cayman

Re-purposing plastic drinking bottles in Little Cayman.  Rather than sending them to the landfill, I use the bottoms as planters and Save the tops for a vertical garden.  All of these plants, duppy bush, sea-prape, red birch, century plant, and leaf of life, are indigenous to this island and can survive for long periods without […]

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