The Rest


October 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

During the ’80s, as AIDS was decimating the gay & lesbian communities of Toronto, I volunteered with various community organizations. Some raised funds to fight the disease and others [keep reading]

To My Nieces & Nephews

September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

An Open Letter To My Nieces & Nephews: It’s been ten days since Dad (Grandpa to you) passed. Five since the funeral. You are each returning to your adult lives- partners, children, school, [keep reading]


September 13, 2016 // 1 Comment

James Cameron Lyttle – June 13, 1927 – Sept. 12, 2016 Dad passed quietly a few minutes to midnight Monday evening local time. He was surrounded by family and passed peacefully at the age of [keep reading]

Poverty Redux

August 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve made mention here (and more so on my Facebook profile) of my financial struggles. Not that I believe I should have to justify or defend my current state of poverty, but perhaps my story [keep reading]


August 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

I learned photography by shooting black+white film; looking at a scene and re-seeing it in shades of grey. Highlights, shadows, contrast. Although I now shoot in full-colour with digital equipment, I [keep reading]

Happy B-day To Me

July 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

I was born at about 4:25pm on July 25, 1958 at Scarborough General. There is an oft-told family story that I was 2 weeks overdue (like a library book?) in what was, at the time, an unusually hot [keep reading]
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