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Snow Falls on Little Italy

Snow Falls on Little Italy
It’s just so damned pretty out there!

Gin Thuya Snowball

Gin Thuya Snowball
Over the years we have developed a series of Snowball cocktails, the most recent of which is the Gin Thuya Snowball. I shared a photo of one and was asked how to make a Snowball, so I decided to post the full recipe here. Gin Thuya Snowball The Gin Thuya Snowball is perhaps the easiest of all our Snowball cocktails. The most complex part of [...]

Today’s View

Today’s View
It is snowy and blowy here. The walk to the outhouse this morning required snowshoes. I didn’t wear snowshoes. But it did require them. #mycurrentview

A Glimpse Into Today

A Glimpse Into Today
Hello -25, you sure are pretty. #unsweetenedca

Fresh Snow on the Road.

Fresh Snow on the Road.
One of the best things about traveling in Canada by train or bus immediately after a snow storm is that it’s so pretty. In fairness, it’s always pretty but the dusting of or piling of, fresh clean white snow makes everything look like it has been painstakingly crafted for a holiday special. But it’s not that commercial, it& [...]

Snow Cubes

Snow Cubes
The best thing about fresh snow is that you don’t need ice cubes! My favourite drink is a Dubonnet Snow Ball. So tasty!

A Little Extra Weather

A Little Extra Weather
After a winter of very little weather, my return to Toronto was heralded with snow, lots of snow. It started with a gentle snow at the airport causing us to taxi around and delaying our deplaning.  I got home and found a living room set on the lawn, tucked into the snow as if had been an active living room for months. But there was no time [...]

Couched

Couched
Sometimes you can find the coolest stuff just steps from your own front door.

Harvesting Art

Harvesting Art
Back on the river today to fix my mistakes. Yesterday I hung art on the 50paces tree -> the 500paces tree. Then I walked to the 1000paces tree and hung photos to the 550paces tree. Well almost. There are actually 21 trees meaning the last tree is the 1050 tree.  So as of this morning the 1050paces tree is all decked out in 1000paces photos [...]

Vox Hunt: Miniscule!

Vox Hunt: Miniscule!
Photo: Show us the smallest thing you can photograph. Submitted by Squink! Flake 2007 or an even closer one Detailed Flake

Merge, il neige!

Merge, il neige!
C'est tout. Merde il Pleut!

MACRO!

MACRO!
Okay, Round 4 in the Camera Saga. This time I’m testing, and hopefully loving the Canon S2IS which comes with 12x Zoom and a SuperMacro that allows for 1cm Macro shots. The major issue with today’s testing was trying to keep the lens from touching the snow flake I was trying to photograph. I’m a much happier camper. The [...]

It Has Started.

It Has Started.
Yesterday we got snow. Real, stick around for a while, accumulation. It’s gone now, but it was beautiful while it lasted.

Metaphorical?

Metaphorical?

Path to the woodshed

Path to the woodshed
The path to the wood shed. I travel it regularly pulling my little Rubbermaid tote behind me.

Little Bear in the storm

Little Bear in the storm

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