Tag Archives: Ottawa

Enough Already

This picture was taken yesterday.  And yes, that is fresh snow falling – on top of the several feet of snow that has been on the ground since November. I am so done with this winter. Enough already! So to … Continue reading

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Orchids

It has been too long. I really must try to post more often. I have several pictures I want to post from trips over the past six months, but I’ll start with pictures from the local orchid show. The variety … Continue reading

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Almost Cherry Blossom Time

It has been almost two weeks since my last trip to Washington DC. I was able to get out and see some of the usual sights. I never tire of it. It was late March. The locals were saying it … Continue reading

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You Know it’s Been Cold When…

Early February was unusually warm this year – at least by Ottawa standards. But that all changed last week. Then yesterday the wind died down and it warmed up to -19C, which is getting close to zero F. In the … Continue reading

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58 Days and Counting

In the fall they lower the water level in the Rideau canal and let the surface freeze. Once it gets cold enough, and the ice is thick enough, they sweep the ice and flood the surface most every night. As … Continue reading

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