Fruit Wars

While in art school at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery during this March Break, the instuctor had the kids make cards for a memory game.  For his cards, Piers decided to draw this:   It’s a tank that shoots apples.  I love it.  Even better, the sound effect (this is Piers, after all) is “pom! pom! […]

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Weather and Reality

Last week I finished up an eight-week weather course through the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron.  It laid down the basics of ‘why weather happens’ and then delved into the specifics of pressure systems, the reading and interpretation of surface analysis charts, and – most importantly to sailors – how to interpret and then forecast weather […]

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