Then and Now: Julie and Inanimate People

Date September 8, 2008

Something about international travel brings out the “I want to hang out with non-people” in Julie. Apparently: Then (circa 2003, Krakow, Poland): And Now (circa 2008, Ottawa, Canada):

No, My Head Is Not Quite THAT Big

Date September 4, 2008

These were a couple of pictures we took in Ottawa. We were waiting for the light show to begin, so were sitting on the grass and passing the time. We decided to try the one-handed-at-arms-length couple’s shot. I stuck my hand out with camera, Julie leaned in close, and I clicked the picture: Yikes! Sure, [...]

Family Vacation Part 3: Spiders, Bears, and Characters

Date August 23, 2008

We spent a serious day of moseying around the area of our hotel on Sunday. Probably one of my favorite pictures from the trip was a hastily snatched moment of full family cooperation around a dancing bear statue in a courtyard we stumbled upon: We also encountered a massive spider outside the art museum (click [...]

Family Vacation Part 2: Canadian Parliament

Date August 22, 2008

This post is heavy on the pictures, light on the text. But, we spent a good chunk of time on the grounds of Canada’s parliament: It was a block away from our hotel, so we wandered down on Sunday morning to watch the daily reenactment of the changing of the royal guard. Which wound up [...]

Family Vacation Part 1: Travelling Wilson Style

Date August 21, 2008

Our Big Summer Odyssey this year was in our Honda Odyssey and took us up to Ottawa for a couple of days and then on to Rangeley, Maine, for a week. I drove back with the family as far as Providence, RI, on Monday and then flew back to return to work. Julie and the [...]