Friday, 1 June 2018

365 - June 2018

More time outside, time in the sun, time with family and friends

Things to look forward to in June:
– the end of the school year
– Family celebrations
– Camping at Bon Echo with 100+ girls
– more to come



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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

365 - May 2018

It's been a bit of a rough start to May, but it'll only get better from here

Things to look forward to in May:
- Lot of camping this month, including Guider advanced camp
- DIBC weekend camp that will include a visit to see the big cats at Jungle Cat World
- Movies at the the Drive Inn
- Nicer weather, park walks and photo walks
- The start of ball season
- Victoria Day fireworks
(pretty similar to last year)

May 01, 2017 – Sandy Singers, executive director at Partners in Mission Food Bank, holds up one of the many collection bags that will be handed out this Saturday at nine local grocery stores as part of the annual Food Blitz in Kingston.
May 02, 2018 – He's got his keen eye on a bug
*EXTRA* May 02, 2018 – my newest turtle necklace
May 03, 2018 – can you tell what this is hiding?
May 04, 2018 – The boy on his exercise wheel
*EXTRA* May 04, 2018 – the boy resting after spending time chasing the red-laser light on his exercise wheel
May 05, 2018 – one of my favourite breakfasts
May 06, 2018 – Hangin out with Kathy
May 07, 2018 – testing out some swaps
*EXTRA* May 07, 2018 – Mom's garden, on the other side
May 08, 2018 – One of the cool activities planned for Science Rendezvous
*EXTRA* May 08, 2018 – Science Rendezvous Kingston organizers, Lynda Colgan, left, and Kim Garrett show off the 2018 program, schedule and take-home experiments, at Duncan McArthur Hall in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, that will be available to the first 2000 families through the Rogers K-Rock Centre doors on Saturday. 
May 09, 2018 – The upper battery was full of over 3,100 dancing students as part of the tenth annual Celebration of Dance at Fort Henry
*EXTRA* May 09, 2018 – The student representatives from Archbishop O'Sullivan Catholic School leads the dance to the song We Are One during the tenth annual Celebration of Dance at Fort Henry
*EXTRA* May 09, 2018 – The upper battery was full of over 3,100 dancing students as part of the tenth annual Celebration of Dance at Fort Henry
May 10, 2018 – Finding patterns in the base of a celery stalk, while doing snack prep for an upcoming camp
May 11, 2018 – No matter the species, siblings squabble and don't always share
*EXTRA* May 11, 2018 – A private feeding tour at Jungle Cat World
*EXTRA* May 11, 2018 – all eyes on you
May 12, 2018 – Earning points during the day at DIBC
*EXTRA* May 12, 2018 – On a rest at camp
*EXTRA* May 12, 2018 – Guides Own at the end of a full day of DIBC
May 13, 2018 – a photo to help remember all I did at DICB this year
May 14, 2018 – Someone is happy I'm home
May 15, 2018 – Trilliums at Lemoine Point
*EXTRA* May 15, 2018 – A female wild turkey at Lemoine Point, one of three in the group that just walked by us
*EXTRA* May 15, 2018 – A female wild turkey at Lemoine Point, one of three in the group that just walked by us
May 16, 2018 – A solo ducking spends its time chasing and eating mayflies and bugs in the water off the Kingston Inner Harbour, while enjoying the sunny 20oC weather in downtown
*EXTRA* May 16, 2018 – A solo ducking spends its time chasing and eating mayflies and bugs in the water off the Kingston Inner Harbour, while enjoying the sunny 20oC weather in downtown
May 17, 2018 – Kingston and the Islands candidates: Gary Bennett (PC), Ian Arthur (NDP), Andre Imbeault (Trillium), Sophie Kiwala (Liberal) and Robert Kiley (Green), before an all candidates luncheon hosted by the Kingston Chamber of Commerce at the Delta Hotel,
May 18, 2018 – just a little renovation at work
May 19, 2018 – Mom's hoya in bloom
May 20, 2018 – the neighbours having a snack in the front yard
*EXTRA* May 20, 2018 – The 2018 Victoria Day fireworks display fills the clear skies over Elevator Bay for the crowds gathered along Front Rd and at Lake Ontario Park
May 21, 2018 – Bella with a proper paw
*EXTRA* May 21, 2018 – Sunlight on a black cat
May 22, 2018 – raindrops on dandelions
May 23, 2018 – LaSalle Black Knights' Avery Comeau goes on a breakaway against the Napanee Golden Hawks during the second half of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Associations girls rugby championships at the Nixon Field, in Kingston, Ont., on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  The Knights won 19 to 7 against the Golden Hawks and will be playing in the Eastern Ontario Secondary Schools Athletic Associations next Tuesday
*EXTRA* May 23, 2018 – City Hall seen through a sea of yellow tulips in Confederation Park
May 24, 2018 – Kingston Blues Marcus Vingerhoeds jumps to block the ball from  Regiopolis Notre-Dame Panthers Malinga Zablocki and Matt Mulholland during the second half of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Associations senior boys soccer championships at the Richardson Stadium, in Kingston, Ont., on Thursday, May 24, 2018. The Panthers won 1-0
*EXTRA* May 24, 2018 – Parent robin bringing dinner back to the nest
*EXTRA* May 24, 2018 – Parent robin bringing dinner back to the nest
May 25, 2018 – Regiopolis-Notre Dame Panther Will Kennedy, centre, with the help of teammates Sebastian Alamillo and John Sherboneau, tries to keep the ball inbound against the LaSalle Black Knights Elijah Fitzgerald and Dan Hammond, during the second half of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Associations senior boys rugby final at Nixon Field, in Kingston, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2018. The Panthers won 22-19 over the Black Knights
*EXTRA* May 25, 2018 – Regiopolis-Notre Dame Panther Nathan Pinder is taken to the air as he tackles LaSalle Black Knights Abs Larson-King, during the second half of the Kingston Area Secondary Schools Athletic Associations senior boys rugby final at Nixon Field, in Kingston, Ont., on Friday, May 25, 2018. The Panthers won 22-19 over the Black Knights.
May 26, 2018 – Having fun with DASH at Engineering Day for Girl Guides at Queen's University
*EXTRA* May 26, 2018 – Learning about liquid and density at Engineering Day for Girl Guides at Queen's University
May 27, 2018 – Sleepy boy
May 28, 2018 – I can't see my face
May 29, 2018 – Learning about local birds and the going on a bird-watching hike at Lemoine Point
*EXTRA* May 29, 2018 – A team of 30 residents and staff members from the Waterford Kingston Retirement Residence raised over $1,200 and most took a ride on the big red bike, with a few residents following in the residence bus, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 afternoon as part of the Heart and Stroke fundraiser in west-end of Kingston
*EXTRA* May 29, 2018 – Learning about local birds and the going on a bird-watching hike at Lemoine Point - seeing a yellow warbler
*EXTRA* May 29, 2018 – Learning about local birds and the going on a bird-watching hike at Lemoine Point - seeing a white-bellied sparrow
May 30, 2018 – Kingston Guitar Shop co-owners, Brant Hanna and Gord Mylks stand outside their soon to be closed shop on Clarence at Wellington streets in Kingston
*EXTRA* May 30, 2018 – A barn swallow outside at work
*EXTRA* May 30, 2018 – Late blooming lilacs
May 31, 2018 – Reg Shadbolt, seen here at the Boys and Girls Club west end hub in Kingston, Ont. on Thursday May 31, 2018, has been involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston & Area since 1992, as one of the Rotarians who helped the club find its first home.
*EXTRA* May 31, 2018 – A bit of spring cleaning at the office
to be continued in 365 - June 2018

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