2000 - 2020

My crazy nieces. Above: Jill acting tough. Right: Amandine acting.

My crazy nieces. Above: Jill acting tough. Right: Amandine acting.

Above: Nephew Max with dapper Scottish hat. Right: Max being strangled by sister, at Heritage Park, Calgary.

Above: Nephew Max with dapper Scottish hat. Right: Max being strangled by sister, at Heritage Park, Calgary.

In Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, at my brother Allan's wedding to Sin-lin — who is from Mauritius, studied in Paris, and got to know my brother through Ruby.

In Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, at my brother Allan's wedding to Sin-lin — who is from Mauritius, studied in Paris, and got to know my brother through Ruby.

Clark as 'Plasterman' on the Inner Harbour, Victoria.

Clark as 'Plasterman' on the Inner Harbour, Victoria.

With Mom and Grandma Young in Carlyle, not long before she passed away.

With Mom and Grandma Young in Carlyle, not long before she passed away.

Dad and I at the Victoria Golf Club.

Dad and I at the Victoria Golf Club.

Wilhelm, Kent, and Rshmi at Thorsten's in New Westminster.

Wilhelm, Kent, and Rshmi at Thorsten's in New Westminster.

Greg and Rshmi.

Greg and Rshmi.

Greg and Ruby leaning out of our Havana casa, 2004.

Greg and Ruby leaning out of our Havana casa, 2004.

With Greg in the old town of Havana, 2004.

With Greg in the old town of Havana, 2004.

With Ian and Marina's son Max, in St. Petersburg, 2005.

With Ian and Marina's son Max, in St. Petersburg, 2005.

Marina and Max, 2005.

Marina and Max, 2005.

Sharon & Christine at Sharon's apartment in Vancouver.

Sharon & Christine at Sharon's apartment in Vancouver.

Christine & Sharon at our apartment.

Christine & Sharon at our apartment.

At a hockey game in Victoria with Clark's son Daniel.

At a hockey game in Victoria with Clark's son Daniel.

Ian on our balcony.

Ian on our balcony.

Since 2003 I've been learning Spanish and Italian, which is a great excuse to travel. In the photo above I'm swapping English for Spanish in La Peñita de Jaltemba, Mexico, in 2003.

Since 2003 I've been learning Spanish and Italian, which is a great excuse to travel. In the photo above I'm swapping English for Spanish in La Peñita de Jaltemba, Mexico, in 2003.

One of our Spanish tutors in Vedado, Cuba, where we rented a room for several weeks in 2014.

One of our Spanish tutors in Vedado, Cuba, where we rented a room for several weeks in 2014.

Carmen tutored me in Vancouver, where we got to be friends with her and Roderigo. We visited her twice in Buenos Aires.

Carmen tutored me in Vancouver, where we got to be friends with her and Roderigo. We visited her twice in Buenos Aires.

In 2006 with Roderigo at the University of Buenos Aires — trying to follow German philosophy in Spanish!

In 2006 with Roderigo at the University of Buenos Aires — trying to follow German philosophy in Spanish!

Carmen with her daughter Sophie, 2011 (Caballito, Buenos Aires).

Carmen with her daughter Sophie, 2011 (Caballito, Buenos Aires).

Marking papers at the Gumboot Cafe in Robert's Creek (Sunshine Coast, B.C.) with Wilhelm and Kent (who has a cabin there).

Marking papers at the Gumboot Cafe in Robert's Creek (Sunshine Coast, B.C.) with Wilhelm and Kent (who has a cabin there).

With Ruby in the old town of Lyon, 2015.

With Ruby in the old town of Lyon, 2015.

We saw Nina Zilli in Crema (east of Milan) at the opening concert for her 2015  Frasi & Fumo  tour. The shots I took of that night are blurry, so these two from the Web will have to do.

We saw Nina Zilli in Crema (east of Milan) at the opening concert for her 2015 Frasi & Fumo tour. The shots I took of that night are blurry, so these two from the Web will have to do.

Saint Patrick's Day 2016 in Galway, Ireland. At Dun Aengus, a pre-historic fort in the Aran Islands.

Saint Patrick's Day 2016 in Galway, Ireland. At Dun Aengus, a pre-historic fort in the Aran Islands.