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 →

SPRING!

Well, at least for today. There's more snow in the forecast. But in the meantime, what a wonderful morning spent on Lake Ontario. We were sitting outside -YES OUTSIDE - enjoying coffee and conversation at the Juniper Cafe. Sitting on a bench against the limestone walls, no wind and the beautiful sun it was really... Continue Reading →

Details Of A Spring Afternoon

Returning to my theme of 'details transport the mood'. What a wonderful spring-like afternoon this was. And who would've thought, after the icy morning and downpouring rain in the middle of the day!Originally, I was going to experiment with my fish-eye conversion lens, but it turns out that it produces mostly really crappy pictures (I'll... Continue Reading →

Running Around In Circles

Times have been busy and I haven't really taken any pictures worth mentioning recently. I have lived up to my resolution of spending less time on Facebook (not sure if anybody noticed at all) but instead I am doodling away my time on a photography challenge site that I recently discovered. It is called GuruShots... Continue Reading →

Rock’n’Roll!

This whole Valentine's thing is still lingering. And maybe my anti-Valentine's Day sentiment was not very romantic (hoping I didn't throw off the hubby...). Here I am, making up for that. Anyway, this here is a very romantic and sweet picture. Taken last summer at a Rockabilly/Rock'n'Roll Festival in Germany, the Walldorf Weekender happening in... Continue Reading →

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