Category Archives: personal

On a personal note…

“If you see the train yard security, tuck the ladders up in closer to the tracks and sit tight.” So said my Pop back in ‘82 as I helped him re-tag tank cars in the Sarnia yard. By day, he … Continue reading

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Pop’s camera bag

Since my Mom passed on my Pop’s camera bag to me, full of his gear, I haven’t been able to open it. That’s a lot of gravity there on the shelf. That bag went everywhere. On boats, on trucks, on … Continue reading

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Birthday Brohemus

Photo: Duncan M. White 46 years ago today, I got a brother. David George White. How fortunate I am… that our adventures continue. DW

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TBT: my original photographer

Takin’ you all the way back to the late ‘80’s for Throw Back Thursday. That’s my Pop, the original photographer. *My* original photographer. Sifting through hundreds of his photos today, we found lots of gems. And yeah, that’s how we … Continue reading

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I remember

Private J. Foster, World War I, 1914-15 Star

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The importance of brothers

Today is David G. White’s birthday. My brother from the very same mother. Brohemus, Brojie, and other variations not shareable in polite company. We’ve been rolling together for 45 years. This is a photo of us taken by our Dad … Continue reading

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1shot #223-photography as a gateway to adventure

Photo: Marc Dease – used with permission, scanned from print I always tell my kids that photography is really just an excuse to meet people. I didn’t invent that: I grew up observing it in action. My Pop started photographing … Continue reading

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So long, Phil

It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that WR’s arts and cultural good guy, Phil Bast passed away last night. I met Phil years ago in my cultural explorations here and always loved catching up with … Continue reading

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Born different

Wore that helmet for years. DW

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Parting really is sweet sorrow

Shakespeare had it right, though I’m no Juliet. Last week, after twelve years of interesting projects, roles, and adventures, BlackBerry and I amicably parted ways. I started in 2002 in the midst of a hiring freeze and was tasked to … Continue reading

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