Reflections On Earth Day

We were invited to a visit of our local recycling center (KARC) through the Canadian Association Of Girls In Science (CAGIS) the other day. I am assuming this was organized with Earth Day in mind which took place the day before. It was impressive to see the prolific amounts of garbage being processes as recyclables... Continue Reading →

Guided Photo Walk At Little Cat

Today was a wonderful day for a guided photo walk with local photographer Rob Mooy. Spring has finally come to Canada, too - it was about time. Two enjoyable hours spent outdoors at Little Cataraqui Conservation Area, in Kingston, Ontario.  

Day One Of New Beginnings

It is officially here. SPRING! The little shoots awakening are big enough to catch with my macro extension tubes. It is finally happening So now my neighbours can expect me to be crawling around on all fours in the muck, documenting the growth of these little colourful things peeking out of the ground. Watch out... Continue Reading →

Moving Forward In Great Strides

While the hubby thinks a hobby only needs to be for my personal enjoyment, I feel that my images should get out there and be seen. I'm taking steps to make that happen more and more. This blog was the first step. I have also finally started framing images that I particularly like and donated... Continue Reading →

Still Waiting For Spring

I am so ready to take pictures of blossoms and tender greens pushing out of the ground. The only thing that gets close to that idea though is my tiny sunflower sprouting in my indoor container. It is waiting for warmer weather - just like me. Can you see how desperate I'm getting? I was... Continue Reading →

Sunny Stroll In Downtown Kingston

It is finally not only sunny, but also warm! That is, warm by Canadian standards. I think it was only 3C but it felt lovely and I'm starting to believe that spring is actually here. In town for some errands this morning, I had made sure to bring my camera. While I was trying to... Continue Reading →

Pioneer Spirit In Black And White

Today, I set out to write more about spring activities. But looking through my pictures, I obviously fell in love with the textures of the old buildings at O'Hara's Mill Homestead in Madoc, Ontario. The black and white pictures really bring the grain of the weathered and aged wood and bricks alive. Admittedly, these pictures... Continue Reading →

Kingston, Ontario

March Break - I have even heard it being called 'Midwinter Break' - is finally here and even though for us it is a 'staycation' we are lucky because we have very welcome guests with us.  So what do you do with guests - you try to show them how nice Kingston is and you... Continue Reading →

A Spring Day In The Sugarbush

I am thankful for spending a gorgeous day out in the sugar bush, helping to collect maple sap and watching how it is boiled down into maple syrup in the sugar shack. It takes a lot of work - 40 l of sap only make one liter of maple syrup! Sugar maple trees get tapped... Continue Reading →

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