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Socializing – aka drinking – at a London England sidewalk cafe and pub

london england sidewalk cafe and pub drinking
Back to 2016 for this moment in time at a London, England sidewalk cafe and pub. It caught me by surprise to see drinking allowed on the curbs and will admit I was jealous because it looked so social and inviting… why can’t we do this? Just stare at this picture for a bit and take in all the different conversations and mental thoughts happening all at once.

Johnny Reid My Kind Of Christmas Tour In St. Catharines

johnny reid my kind of christmas tour st catharines
Fantastic performance by Johnny Reid this past week in St. Catharines, singing only Christmas songs from his ‘My Kind of Christmas’ tour. This was my first introduction to Johnny Reid and will say he did not disappoint. More than any singer I’ve seen – ok similar to Sarah McLachlan – he has a way of involving the audience that makes you feel part of the show. Guess it helps there were a cozy 3,500 people in the arena 🙂

Screaming through the corner aboard Tantrum, Six Flags Darien Lake

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Fans enjoying the 2019 opening weekend of Six Flags Darien Lake aboard Tantrum, one of their newer roller coasters.

Gooooal! End-zone celebration of Toronto FC goal vs. Sporting KC at BMO Field

toronto fc vs sporting kc bmo field goal fans
This is how you celebrate a goal at a soccer match… with smoke bombs, drums, oversized flags, and lots of cheering! Hamilton scored the tying goal for Toronto FC at 90+5 minutes of the game on June 7, 2019.  Find the guy in the red/white/black shirt holding a smoker stick 🙂

Notre Dame Cathedral Commencement of Mass: In memory of April 15, 2019 fire

notre dame cathedral commencement of mass paris
Watching yesterday’s fire at Notre Dame Cathedral was gut wrenching and brought back memories of our visit in 2015. This is the start of Mass… really like the contrast between the procession, the tourists, the smoke from the incense and the natural light coming in through the windows. Regardless of your faith, this Cathedral is stunning and the heart and soul of Paris and France.

Clarkson Cup Pre-Game Warm-up featuring Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montreal.

clarkson cup calgary inferno les canadiennes de montreal
This is Clarkson Cup pre-game warm-up for the Calgary Inferno (red jerseys) and Les Canadiennes de Montreal (white jerseys) at the Coca-Cola Coliseum in Toronto yesterday. A one game winner takes all featuring the best female hockey players in the world. Calgary went on to win the Cup with a spirited 5-2 victory in which both teams demonstrated incredible skill. The women’s game is so fluid and fast paced, making it a ton of fun to watch!

Hanalei Pier Beach Jam!

hanalei beach party pier kauai hawaii
This was over the top for a northern canuck not used to life at the beach. Cars, people, surfboards, bikes everywhere. And while this picture has everything frozen in time, you need to imagine it all moving in slow motion. Hanalei Beach and Pier are almost at the end of the road in Northern Kauai, and a favorite stop for tourists (like us!). Beautiful beach worth the visit, particularly if you love people watching 🙂

Blue Jays vs. Yankees, Bottom of 3rd, Montgomery Pitching

toronto blue jays new york yankees baseball game
This one was not pretty 😦   Bottom of 3rd and the Toronto Blue Jays already down by 2 runs.  New York was on fire with multiple home runs throughout the game, while the Jays bats were very quiet.  Still, a great day at the ballpark with the family!

Anaeho’omalu Beach Perfect Sunset

anaehoomalu beach sunset big island hawaii
Thinking this is my favorite photo from trip to Hawaii. It was our last night; we walked the lagoons behind the hotel and along Anaeho’omalu Beach watching the sun bring end to the day. As the saying goes… picture perfect!

Tommy And Mary Let It Rip On Streets Of London

tommy and mary live band streets london england
What you can’t see here is the group of 30+ people behind me, watching Tommy and Mary lose themselves in their music on the streets of London, England (look at window of the bus to see a few of those people reflected). Pure emotion, amazing chemistry, incredible drumming, and loud… very loud.