This page is at http://www.eos.ubc.ca/%7Efjones/family2015/family15.htm. Similar notes for previous years are at 2007, 2008, 2009, Dec2009, Jan2011, Dec2011, Dec2012, Dec2013, and Dec2014.
No thrilling home rennovations or garden innovations this year, but we had a few good short trips. One very full and satisfying week in New York (February), two great weeks in the Rockies and Calgary (September), and FJ enjoyed a road-trip to Calgary in May, returning over 5 days with Dad.
Patricia: Still has two full time occupations: 1) into the 25th yr (roughly) of running the UBC Friedman Lab; and 2) keeping house/home/family/garden under control. Also, for the first time, participated in a local amateur choir to present Handel's Messiah.
Francis: Still with the Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences Science Education Initiative (EOAS-SEI) and three quarters way through our 2 year UBC grant-funded project, titled "Learning strategies and resources to align face-to-face and Distance Education versions of geoscience courses". A new and related 2 yr project starts May 2016, titled "Development of cost effective strategies for teaching, learning and assessing scientific reasoning abilities in large face-to-face and distance education general science courses."
Colin: In the penultimate year at UBC pursuing a double major in Music (Voice Performance) and Speech Science. Also lots of singing, earlier with UBC's premier choral group, The University Singers, and now as a member of the Vancouver Phoenix Chamber Choir .
Adrian: Recently (September) embarked upon a masters degree in statistics at UBC. Before that, several statistical consulting jobs kept him busy, including co-authorship in a coupld nice papers. Adrian also continues to be active with the European Martial Arts group at the Academie Duello.
August dusk over Vancouver's North Shore mountains from Boundary Bay
A few from September in the Rockies and Calgary.Lots more in Albums at FJ's Flickr site.