Category Archives: Nature

White v. Red: Remembering what Remembrance Day is about

There’s a move on now to turn Remembrance Day in Ontario into a holiday. I don’t think it’s a good idea, for the same reason I think people in Ottawa are misguided to think it’s cool to sell white poppies … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Civil Rights, From My Wall, Nature, Photography, Politics, Quebec Politics, Writing | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Portraits Of People Who Can Make Me Smile 004

I think it’s pretty obvious my girlfriend was born to be on the cover of a Simon & Garfunkel album… or in the local weekly newspaper which, coincidentally, is where a black and white version of this photo was published … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Family Events, Humor, Humour, Nature, Photography, Photos, Portraits, Published, Shambhala, Vankleek Hill, Vankleek Hill Photos | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Little Victor Update | First Thanksgiving, poo and cannibalism

. It’s official, Victor is a cannibal. We just had to wait for his teeth to fully come through to find out for sure. Sometimes, when we’re feeding him his hard food, we’ll just kind of drop bits into his … Continue reading

Posted in Almost Like Art, Entertainment, Family, Hawkesbury, Little Victor, Nature, Parenthood, Parenting, Photography, Photos, Portraits, Sunset Project, Vankleek Hill, Vankleek Hill Photos, Victor, Victor's Week In Review | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

The Samurai bee and the red ninja horde

Even without the hordes of tiny, red six-legged monsters stealthily climbing the flower stems, preparing for the attack, this is a pretty cool shot. But it’s a lot better with the thousands of tiny, red six-legged beasties quietly climbing upwards … Continue reading

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Almost Like Art | The slow death of colour

I really like this shot, but I believe the only thing in focus here is the fly. This ‘theme’ only allows for a width of 640-650px, which means I can’t enlarge the photo to prove it, so take my word… … Continue reading

Posted in Almost Like Art, Animals, Cool Stuff, Entertainment, Everyday Stuff, Nature, Photography, Photos, Seasonal | Tagged , | 4 Comments

August is time for the Vankleek Hill Fairomantics

. The Fair is in town. It’s ‘the’ social event of of the year for Vankleek Hill’s ‘tween crowd. From sunset until their 11pm curfew it’s their one chance to be all together in one spot after dark. Pretty much … Continue reading

Posted in Almost Like Art, Canada, Champlain Township, Cool Stuff, Eastern Ontario, Entertainment, Experiments, Favourites, Nature, Photography, Shambhala, Special Events, Sunrise Project, Vankleek Hill | Tagged , , | 3 Comments