Tennis Anyone

Rogers Cup – Women’s Edition. Montreal, Wednesday, July 30th, 11:00 AM at the Uniprix Stadium, Court Central. Seating: Level 100, Section 107 North, Row C, seats 5 and 6.

Bottled water: $3.75
Hot Dog: $3.50
Watching Local Girl Win: Priceless.

Ana Ivanovic and Petra Kvitova take to the courts. Photos taken with a Samsung phone. I didn’t realize photos were allowed, so the Nikons stayed home, what a shame!

Day 3, second round matches of the Rogers Cup – the top three female players in the world would be in action this muggy and overcast day (Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic, Maria Sharapova).
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Barefoot in the Place

Crosby, Stills & Nash. CSN Summer Tour 2008. Montreal, Tuesday, July 22nd, 8:00 PM at the Place des Arts (Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier). Seating: row S, seats 30 and 32.

Graham Nash, born in 1942, leading member of the Hollies, CSN, CSNY, CN. Not too many fans know that Graham is also a photographer and photography collector. This multi-talented individual acted as front man for the band, singing and playing barefoot to a super enthusiastic crowd.
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Happy Birthday

Sleeping Wolves celebrates its second anniversary today! Time sure goes by fast.
A shout-out: to family, friends, work colleagues, and all the web surfers from around the world who drop by. Thanks for coming!

Nikon D700

A new Nikon, the D700, has been officially announced. The first leaked reports of this new camera were thought by many to be a hoax, elaborately constructed with PhotoShop, but it turns out to be very real.

The D700 is positioned between the D3 and the D300. Like the D3, it has the larger 12.1-megapixel FX-format CMOS sensor and is compatible with many older lenses.

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Sweet Baby James

James Taylor and His Band of Legends. Summer Tour 2008. Montreal, Sunday, July 6th, 7:30 PM at the Bell Centre. Officially part of the Montreal Jazz Festival. Seating: reds, section 120, row EE, seats 5 and 6.

At sixty years old, James Taylor proves that old Pop Stars, like their Rock counterparts, never die. I had been reluctant to see JT, wasn’t really into his music anymore, but boy am I glad that I did go.
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