Monday, April 27, 2009

Blog Guelph: VW-Busman


bugs on the horizon, originally uploaded by vw-busman.

We're breaking with tradition this week to feature a festival of photos by our dear friend VW-Busman ~ Chris Iwanowski.

Very, very sadly, Chris is gravely ill with late stage melanoma. Our community is rallying to support Chris, his lovely wife Julia and their two youngsters with love in all its forms as he navigates the last leg of his earthly journey.

Chris was my first Flickr contact when I started Blog Guelph an eon ago. He initiated the first Guelph Flickr club meeting at the Albion in August 2005 and our first public photo exhibition at the Red Brick Cafe in the spring of 2006. This is the first of 2,307 photo's Chris posted to his photostream back in August 2005 - which hints at the root of his cyber handle - vw-busman.

As you view the festival of photos this week, let your heart open to the joy and sorrow and all that lies between in the miracle of life. As you will note, Chris' love is large. Now it is our turn to love large back.

Sue Richards

2 comments:

Downtown Lynn said...

I love you Sue

Brandy said...

Thank you for this Sue. As one of the many people who care about Chris I think this is a beautiful tribute.

For more great Guelph photos, try these links:

Downtown Guelph, University of Guelph, The Guelph Hillside Festival or The Guelph Lake Conservation Area.

On the other hand, you may be curious about what the City of Guelph looked like last October or maybe Spring.

Indeed you may be the type that would love to wade through our deep and refreshing archives. There are over 5,000 terrific Guelph photos, taken by a growing tribe of fantastic photographers, currently available for your viewing pleasure. Check out the Blog Guelph archives located 'back up there' and appropriately titled: Blog Guelph Archives.