Thursday, 1 February 2018

2017 AA Champs!

After a tough season in the AAA Potter Division, the Oak Park Varsity Raiders football team ended up taking the AA Vidruk Division title in a strange set-up that I still don't fully understand.  I give kudos to the Kelvin Clippers and Brandon Vincent Massey Vikings who fought hard to make it to the semi-final and final games.

Always looking forward - here's to the 2018 season back in AAA!  GO RAIDERS!

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Winnipeg 2016 HS Football

It's not just family photos that have been keeping me busy.  

I also became a football mum for the first time this year!  I generally make no secret of the fact that hockey is my favourite sport to watch, but I would gladly watch my son and his teammates play football any day of the week!  These boys have worked hard all season long, and it's been a privilege to be witness them grow as players and young men.  

It's also been great to reconnect with the parents of some of my son's teammates whom I've known since they were all in preschool together, and to meet new people as well.  

One way or another, our season ends on Wednesday and no matter the outcome of the big game - I couldn't be more proud of these kids!  Proudly a member of the OP Raider Nation!


Winnipeg Autumn Family Photos

September and October are always popular months for photos, and this year was no exception.  Although the weather was particularly unpredictable and overall pretty rainy, I was still lucky enough to catch some time with these four families!

Some of them you'll recognize from previous photos, and a couple of them are new to the Zaniac family.

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Winnipeg Party Photos

You might recognize this beautiful family from a previous wedding.  Barb is an incredible teacher at the school my son attended during his elementary years, and now she's someone I consider a beautiful, wonderful friend.   Her son was married to his sweetheart earlier this autumn and I was lucky enough to be included in the pre-wedding festivities.

Spending time with this family is truly a gift.  They are kind, welcoming and hilarious!

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Rainbows and Love and Friendship - Oh My!

July 9, 2016 marked the first ever Pride march in Steinbach, Manitoba.  This was an event surrounded by no small amount of controversy, but that's not what I want to focus on here.

It was a privilege to participate in this event and witness the coming together of humans from all walks of life and many different beliefs in a celebration of love, friendship, community and togetherness.

When I say that Zaniac Photo is For Every Family - I mean it.  <3

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Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Winnipeg Graduation Photos

High School graduation is such an exciting time.  You've worked hard for at least 13 years to accomplish this goal - and you deserve to be celebrated!

With that in mind, I'd like to congratulate Shay on her hard work and perseverance and wish her the best in this next stage of her life!

You are a courageous and beautiful young woman and you will no doubt do big things in your life!

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Assiniboine Park Zoo January 2016

What to do on the last day of winter break?  Hit the Zoo of course!

I think the last time we went to the Zoo might have been during winter break the year before, so it seemed fitting.

The polar bears surprisingly weren't terribly active while we were there, but we got a chance to see plenty of other animals.

I think this is probably my favourite series of shots from that day:

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