On a late winter day heavy with cloud cover, you can still have a glorious day at Kitsilano beach. The definition of “glorious” simply changes with the season.
Moments before I took this photo, a man in a wet suit had been swimming a few yards from the man on the rock. The moment after, the little girl fell splat on the muddy sand and began to cry sharply and urgently. Their outing was over, but mine had just begun.