There are many things in New West I wish I was writing about right now, but instead I am busy enjoying life.
I just attended a High School Reunion (my own),
|Amongst the things I am too old for, we can add my Grad Jacket and nightclubs.|
…and spent some family time in the Kootenays.
I also got in a great bike ride and a short hike.
|Somewhere off in the background, the ancestral Johnstone Family Home.
In the foreground, a suffering bastard feeling the Kootenay heat.
The hike also provided an opportunity to add to my long list of animal photography failures, as we ran into a rather large and surprisingly cinnamon-coloured Black Bear. Lucky he was too engaged in berry and shoot gorging to bother us too much as we wandered away nosily, but not before I was able to embarrass the makers of Canon cameras and lenses with this pathetic effort:
|I am really not very good at this.|