20 Years From Now...

"20 YEARS FROM NOW," Mark Twain said, “you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than the ones you did.”THIS online journal is dedicated to our next 20 years!

Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Kayak King Crew

The Kayak King and four of his kayak-enthusiast friends (Rae, Jean Guy, Mark and Ron)

drove north of town this morning to go kayaking on the Little White River. Besides taking a number of great still photos, John also shot these two videos.

You have to watch this one, too. When Ron shouts, "YAHOO!" I can't help but smile!

By the way, today's my birthday.

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Springtime & Rhubarb

Springtime is my third favorite season. It's often wet, cold, muddy and buggy. (Speaking of cold, we had a fire in the wood stove this morning. If you look carefully at the photo below you'll see the dated proof.)

Not that I'm complaining...well, okay, I am, but not too much....

Where was I? Oh, yeah. Springtime. There are some wonderful things about the spring. The appearance of those first hardy flowers bring a smile to my face. The wonderful aroma of lilacs takes me back to my childhood when I picked them by the arm full. Lily of the valley, apple blossoms and tulips are some of my other favorites.

This year's Ottawa Tulip Festival is a fait accompli, but