Thursday, 1 March 2018

365 - March 2018

I miss the sun.

Things to look forward to in March:
- Checked in with my doctors to make some changes, hopefully for the better
- Girl Guide meetings with guides and pathfinders
- Maple Madness at the CRCA Little Cataraqui Creek
- looking for spring cleaning, sorting out my space and photo archives.

March 01, 2018 – Colette Hardman-Peavy, left, a second-year masters Art Conservation (paper and new media) student takes a closer look at the deterioration of the emulsion in an old photograph, with Ally Zmijowskyj, first-year masters student reviewing a tin plate image. The Art Conservation masters program at Queen's University announced receiving a $632,000, five-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in one of the program's labs at the university in Kingston
*EXTRA* March 01, 2018 – Courtney Books, a second-year masters Art Conservation (painting) student examines the dry crack patterns in a painting she's working to conserve. The Art Conservation masters program at Queen's University announced receiving a $632,000, five-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in one of the program's labs at the university in Kingston
March 02, 2018 – London Knights’ Nathan Dunkley tries to redirect the puck past Kingston Frontenacs’ Jacob Paquette and goaltender Jeremy Helvig during the first period of Ontario Hockey League action
*EXTRA* March 02, 2018 – Pretty entertaining cat tv


.... to be continued

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Thursday, 1 February 2018

365 - February 2018

Things to look forward to this month:
- GG Leader enrichment weekend - Winterpalooza
- Quinzee camping with Girl Guides, this year should have tons of show
- Seeing the Kingston Symphony at the Grand playing John Williams music
- Going to Lumina Borealis at Fort Henry
- The start of warmer weather
- More sun means less SAD
- Family Day activities
- Thinking Day campfire singing at the mall (Feb 22)
- and lots more...

February 01, 2018 - Healthy snacks potluck at Pathfinders
February 02, 2018 – Danielle's glass craft during Winterpalooza
February 03, 2018 – Guiders making crafts
*EXTRA* February 03, 2018 – hand sticking leather gloves
*EXTRA* February 03, 2018 – Guiders helping guiders
February 04, 2018 – Deer on the way home
*EXTRA* February 04, 2018 – handmade winter gloves
*EXTRA* February 04, 2018 – Laura and Jessica crashed the quinzee, on purpose
February 05, 2018 – Napping Bella
February 06, 2018 – taking a break at work
February 07, 2018 – snow at night
February 08, 2018 – The 2018 Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School Jamaican mission team, missing one teacher and three students, are packing up their donations and double-checking their final lists for their week-long international trip of a life-time
February 09, 2018 – The flowers are now in bloom at the City of Kingston's greenhouse at 111 Norman Rogers Drive which means the return of the public Sunday open house from 2-4 p.m. starting on February 11
*EXTRA* February 09, 2018 – Town crier at the opening of Froid Art festival
February 10, 2018 – a broken quinzee
*EXTRA* February 10, 2018 – Building quinzees for the girls to sleep in.
*EXTRA* February 10, 2018 – Girl guides working hard
*EXTRA* February 10, 2018 – a few outdoor winter activities
February 11, 2018 – A pickup truck is towed away from the scene of a serious collision on Collins Bay Road, at Woodbine Road, in Kingston, Ont. on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Kingston Police closed the road to conduct an investigation.
February 12, 2018 – My first Skip the Dishes order is on its way
February 13, 2018 – Thanks Shawnna for introducing me to Saje - I love Peppermint Halo
February 14, 2018 – Heart check at the vets
February 15, 2018 – trying to catch a new one
February 16, 2018 – Kingston Frontenacs’ Mitchell Byrne races Peterborough Petes’ Pavel Gogolev to the puck heading into the Fronts end during the first period of Ontario Hockey League action at the Rogers K-Rock Centre 
*EXTRA* February 16, 2018 – Easter dinosaurs?
February 17, 2018 – My cable services is finally fixed
*EXTRA* February 17, 2018 – My cable services is finally fixed
February 18, 2018 – Visiting Fort Henry with friends
*EXTRA* February 18, 2018 – Visiting Fort Henry with friends
February 19, 2018 – a beaver at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area having a snack
*EXTRA* February 19, 2018 – Leah Hanna, age 4.5, tries her hand at weaving with a sample weaver, and help from her mom Jeanette, during one of the many Family Day activities at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning 
*EXTRA* February 19, 2018 – Kingston Frontenacs’ Linus Nyman scores his second of the game, putting the puck past Barrie Colts' Leo Lazarev  during the third period of Ontario Hockey League action at the Rogers K-Rock Centre
February 20, 2018 – a foggy evening


February 21, 2018 – Light and lines
February 22, 2018 – Thinking Day Campfire at the Cataraqui Centre
February 23, 2018 – night creeper keeping me up at 4:45am
February 24, 2018 – Melrose checking out something new in the room
February 25, 2018 – Melrose
*EXTRA* February 25, 2018 – adding some much needed moisture to the air
February 26, 2018 – I like my poutine with wings with dill sauce
February 27, 2018 – golden hour view
February 28, 2018 – water, ice and birds


to be continued in 365 - March 2018

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Monday, 1 January 2018

365 - January 2018

Happy 2018!!!!!!

Things to look forward to this month:
New Years Baby and levee at city hall
Saying goodbye to a family member :(
Back to girl guides and new challenges
Winter camping, skating and more outdoor photo fun
Seeing Bee in a play in Kemptville
More cat pictures

January 01, 2018 - Happy New Year and happy birthday baby Ryan. Born at 1:24 a.m. on New Year's Day Ryan makes five as the Park family, Harrison, age 4, parents Emily and Michael and 18-month old Ben, poses for a photo in the sunroom on Kidd5 at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Kingston General Hospital site
January 02, 2018 - Preparing to say goodbye
January 03, 2018 - Flying to NFLD
January 04, 2018 - Moose stew at a family gathering
January 05, 2018 - A beautiful bird house from co-workers
January 06, 2018 - looking through the past
January 07, 2018 - De-icing the plane in Montreal, which was an unscheduled stop
*EXTRA* January 07, 2018 - Got a new ring in Halifax
January 08, 2018 - Peaceful breakfast in Almonte
*EXTRA* January 08, 2018 - Amazing pizza and deep fried dill 
January 09, 2018 - All the doors are closed, now with signs selling the remaining fixtures, furniture and equipment at the Sears store at the Cataraqui Centre in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday January 9, 2018.  Sears Canada announced back in October 2017 that it would be liquidating the merchandise in all its store across Canada, including the Kingston location, before closing them.
*EXTRA* January 09, 2018 - All natural avocado face mask for Spa Night meeting
January 10, 2018 - A local First Lego team, Comet Warriors, pose with their hydrodynamics project, a 'smart water recirculation system' that helps save water while showering - l-r Macy Preston, Hannah Moore, Neshaya Wijeratne, Lily Goss, Olivia O’Driscoll, Nicholas Benavides, Team mentor Ella Hsu, Alyssa Whalen and Tara O’Driscoll (missing Lais Soares), on Wednesday January 10, 2018. The team is off to Oshawa this weekend to compete in the Eastern Ontario Provincial Championships.
January 11, 2018 - Bella is happy to see us home
January 12, 2018 - Kingston Frontenacs’ Brett Neumann battles for the puck with Guelph Storms' Nate Schnarr and Cedric Ralph during the first period of Ontario Hockey League action at the Rogers K-Rock Centre.
January 13, 2018 - Girls get Iced at the Fronts game
January 14, 2018 - Highly addictive daily app
January 15, 2018 - Blood donations are lower than expected so Hope Lemieux, Blood Donor Clinic supervisor and Rebecca Pidgeon, Donor Care Associate, pose for a photo at the 850  Gardiners Road Blood Donor Clinic in Kingston, Ont. on Monday January 15, 2018 to remind people that it's easy to donate, and you can save a life. The next donation clinics this week are Tuesday from 3-7 p.m., Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-7p.m. Call 1-888-2-DONATE (366283) to book an appointment.
January 16, 2018 - Sunset seen from work
January 16, 2018 - His little derpy tongue
January 17, 2018 - Grade 8 students Samantha Wheeler, Boston Bruins fan and Nikolas Saber an all out Ottawa Senators fan, are members of the planning team that is helping the staff with the organization of the Hockey Day in ALCDSB events on Wednesday, Jan. 17, include tracking team points during the skills competitions, helping with the canteen and being school ambassadors for Holy Name Catholic School with the visiting students, staff and parents.
*EXTRA* January 17, 2018 - Seven teams from Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic School Board and one from Limestone District School Board, made up of Grade 4-6 students, participate in the 1st annual Hockey Day in ALCDSB ball hockey tournament in Kingston, Ont. at Holy Name Catholic School on Wednesday
January 18, 2018 - Ontario Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell meets with a number of staff and youth clients at One Roof Youth Hub on Barrie Street following a roundtable discussion at City Hall and a visit to Queen's University during her visit to Kingston, Ont. on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Dowdeswell was in town to discuss and listen to stories from Kingstonians about the community's approach to homelessness.
*EXTRA* January 18, 2018 - United Way president Havana Varma, Mayor Bryan Paterson, Ontario Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Kingston and the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala pose for a photo after an informal discussion with staff and youth clients at One Roof Youth Hub on Barrie Street following a roundtable discussion at City Hall and a visit to Queen's University during her visit to Kingston, Ont. on Thursday January 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - A group of 60 or more protestors are seen outside the Tim Hortons location at the corner of Princess and MacDonnell streets in Kingston, Ont. on Friday January 19, 2018 as part of an Ontario wide Day of Action Rally to put pressure on the company, which has seen some of its franchise owners claw back benefits and paid breaks after the province's minimum hourly wage increase to $14 took effect on January 1
*EXTRA* January 19, 2018 - A group photo with Roberta Bondar
*EXTRA* January 19, 2018 - My first 'The Score' pizza. It's so good.
January 20, 2018 - Bows at the end of the Winter Wonderland show of Kemptville Players Kids group
January 21, 2018 - Banana and chocolate chip treat
January 22, 2018 - it's not raining, but icing
*EXTRA* January 22, 2018 - it's not raining, but icing
January 23, 2018 - Farhana Haque, a new Queen's University student, stops to take a few photos of the sunset during a walk along the Waterfront Pathway at Macdonald Park in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. With rain showers on and off and temperatures bouncing around 0 C the road and walkways have been slick with slush and ice for most of the day.
*EXTRA* January 23, 2018 - Sunset during a walk along the Waterfront Pathway at Macdonald Park
January 24, 2018 - They usually wait until I'm almost asleep before starting
January 25, 2018 - It's creepy when your tv is hunting you
January 26, 2018 - Grade 2 students, Spencer Rizza, Isaac Hewett, Shae Lunney and Olivia Whidden, take turns reading to Bogie for a special photo about the reading to dogs program at St. John XXIII Catholic School
January 27, 2018 - Frosty's friend is melting
January 28, 2018 - Making ice inside
January 29, 2018 - I bought them some good stuff, catnip.
January 30, 2018 - Getting all my smarties in a row
January 31, 2018 - Audrey Howarth, left, and Elaine Hutt, right, residents and members of the craft club at The Waterford Kingston Retirement Residence, pose for a photo holding the Great Big Coffee Cup trophy with Mari Vepsalainen, the retirements residence's Lifestyle Consultant, in Kingston, Ont. on Wednesday January 31, 2018. The trophy cup goes to the group who raised the most for the Alzheimer Society of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington's Coffee Break fundraiser, with residents collecting over $2,000 for the annual fundraiser and helped the society exceed its 2017 goal of $50,000.
*EXTRA* January 31, 2018 - The student in the Building Construction Internship Program pose for a photo on the two-story staircase during the open house at 224 Pratt Drive, Amherstview, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, to show off all the work they completed in the house since September. Teacher Dan Fisher, left, said that this is the 91 house that students have built through the program.
to be continued in 365 - February 2018

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