Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mealtime Madness

Two weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon, a lightning bolt struck me, and I decided to cook. Since it is rather a nice and sociable thing to share meals together, I called the kids and invited ourselves and our dinner … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Photo Shoot

Monday morning of last week dawned quite cold, but for some reason I was motivated to go on a little photo shoot. After I had seen Nikki Dee safely on the school bus, I headed to a road just on … Continue reading

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Balaclava: Ghost Town

Balaclava is a ghost town in the Bonnechere Valley (pronounced by the locals in a very English way as Bonch-er) part of the larger Ottawa Valley, near Renfrew. The sawmill, the most impressive ghostly building, was built in 1855 and … Continue reading

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As we near mid-November it’s time to get ready for the long winter. Just around the corner, the mini stop sign has been erected for the snowmobiles, as well as the directions to “Follow Road To Trail.” Everybody is getting … Continue reading

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Pictoral Melange

From ghost towns to wolves, BILs, grandchildren, hats and cats, we have a melange of pictures today.

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Splendor in the Leaves

The weatherman is smiling upon us lately, so when the girl came home from school, I decided not to waste an opportunity, for this shall pass all too quickly. We set off into the woods (we call them that) behind … Continue reading

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Recent Photos

When I refer to these as recent photos, I mean to say that I have recently posted them on Flickr. They actually are a month old, going back to Thanksgiving weekend early in October. The rest of the pictures were … Continue reading

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