Hump Month

Hump Month

This weekend I start into month 5 - Hump Month! - of my chemotherapy for amyloidosis. After that, and if everything...

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The Beginning of the End

The Beginning of the End

I have 3 lockers here at the Tower of Power and one of them is filled with nothing but framed prints from the days I did art shows and gallery exhibitions. Hard to believe but it’s close to eight years since I last did a show.

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Chemo 101

Chemo 101

The latest results are in and the news continues to be good. The offending protein levels continue to drop. The change...

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COC Free Concert Series – Peggy Baker Dance Projects

COC Free Concert Series – Peggy Baker Dance Projects

Here, somewhat late, are  images from a performance I photographed March 11 of Peggy Baker Projects. I’ve photographed these performances pretty well every year since I started shooting the Free Concert Series, and Peggy Baker always brings something interesting to the table.

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I’ll stick with the good news…

I’ll stick with the good news…

After a week that included a full-torso rash that had me looking like a cooked lobster (drug allergy,) swollen legs, a sore hip and a complete lack of sleep it’s always nice to get some good news:

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Bad News/Good News

Bad News/Good News

One of the things with the Princess Margaret is that they're very transparent with report results, etc. If you use...

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One month in…

One month in…

It's now been one month since I started chemotherapy for amyloidosis. It's been a learning curve. The program I'm on...

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Sometimes you just can’t catch a break

Sometimes you just can’t catch a break

I’d considered writing some philosophical rumination on the past couple of months’ developments, but that would be completely out of character. The river doesn’t run that deep here at the Tower of Power.

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The Maiden and the Nightingale

The Maiden and the Nightingale

Here are images from a performance I photographed yesterday at the Canadian Opera Company’s Free Concert Series. These are from a wonderful performance by Vanessa Vasquez, Soprano and Miloš Repický, Piano.

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