This site is a place for sharing some of my interests,
hobbies, and projects. You may have arrived here seeking one
- Historical research on
a heritage canoe recounts the story of my efforts to trace the history of Dora, a
canoe which belongs to my wife's family. At the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association's 2021 Annual Assembly the canoe was featured in one of the presentations.
- The Gardening
section offers detailed information (photos, plant descriptions and
experiences) gained from over 49 years of gardening at my home in Ottawa,
Ontario, Canada. Because I share my plants with others through cuttings, seeds
and transplants, this section provides an easy way to convey descriptive and
growing information for this area to those who receive plants from me.
- The Photography area will eventually feature a gallery
of my best photographs taken over the past six decades.
- The Writing
area now contains two Remembrance Day stories which were written in the
early 1990s and published in 2018. It will eventually incorporate many
of the articles I have written for newspapers, magazines and personal
- Index of citizens
associations in Ottawa, Ontario is very popular and updated
based on input received from the organizations themselves and other
To pursue any of these topics, you may follow one of the links
above or click on the Interests button in the navigation pane on the
As this personal site continues to evolve, I encourage you to
visit periodically to check on progress and new developments. Civil comments
and feedback are most welcome.