A Winter Dog Walk-About…

Posted by Les Becker on January 12, 2014 in Photography, The Landlady, The Walk-About |
Look at my butt!

There’s something wonderful about winter walks with the dog – especially on a Sunday afternoon, when it seems like no one else in the city is out and about. We almost always go to the same place every time – a field across from a ball diamond just a few blocks from home. We usually […]

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…Of Wheels and Walk-Abouts

Posted by Les Becker on August 10, 2008 in Photography, Real Life, The Walk-About |

So, the Mini-Van Saga is finally over…. and it turned out to be a trilogy, at that. I was originally going to be leasing The Fly-Mobile, so-named because it was The Fly-Girl’s ride, and she wanted to get rid of it. I liked that mini-van. Turns out, the Fly-Girl did, too, and decided to keep […]

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It May Just Be Spring, After All…

Posted by Les Becker on April 28, 2007 in Book Mentions, Photography, Real Life, The Walk-About |

I think it might be, because the smell outside my window smacks unmistakably of what can only be described as “Old Cat-Box”. Nasty analogy, I know, but there you have it. And the weather has finally been fine long enough for me to trust it. This is Canuckia, after all. It could start to blizzard […]


Have You Heard the One About the Brass Monkey…?

Posted by Les Becker on April 1, 2007 in Photography, The Walk-About |

… and the freezing off of certain appendages…? That’s about how cold it was in the Sault yesterday morning. It looked so nice out, that I thought it would be a good time to go out on a Walk-About, and play with the Not-Crappy Cam I now have in place of the Crappy Cam. I […]


Of Walk-Abouts and Great White Sharks…

Posted by Les Becker on February 27, 2007 in Photography, The Walk-About |

It was, ummm…. “suggested” that I go back to my Walk-Abouts. “But I walk everywhere!” sez I. “You walk to get somewhere. You should walk to see something,” sez They. Firmly. “And take pictures.” Aha! I see a way out of this… “I fried my camera.” “You need a camera? You can have my camera. […]


CakeWalk 2005

Posted by Les Becker on November 16, 2005 in Artsy Fartsy, Little Bits of Stupid, Music, The Walk-About, Video... |

Random Song-for-the-Day: “Beverly Hills” – Weezer

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