Sunday, 1 July 2018

365 - July 2018

There will be a lot going on outside that I hope to take advantage of.

Things to look forward to in July:
– Fireworks
– a few movies at the local Drive inn
– seeing fireflies (automatic smile on my face)
– Some training and hopefully positive changes at work
– Spending time outside, enjoying the sun and parks
– A family celebration in Newfoundland
– more to come


July 01, 2018 – Canada Day fireworks fired from Fort Frederick over Lake Ontario, seen from a packed Confederation Park and City Hall in Kingston
July 02, 2018 – finishing up making swaps for an upcoming fun camp





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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
– some time on the water
– more walks along the Urban K&P Trail while on break at work
– Camping at Bon Echo with 100+ girls
– more to come

June 01, 2018 – a momma looking for a place to nest
*EXTRA* June 01, 2018 – Solo is still a little duckling, but not for long
*EXTRA* June 01, 2018 – a baby Common Grackle still in the nest
June 02, 2018 – having a nap
June 03, 2018 – Heading over the bridge to Watertown
*EXTRA* June 03, 2018 – even without a pole, the flag flies
June 04, 2018 – Dad's new car
*EXTRA* June 04, 2018 – my new cot, it's huge
June 05, 2018 – the girls finished 130+ swaps for Bon Echo bridging camp
June 06, 2018 – Kelly Canning, Grade 5/6 teacher at St. Thomas More Catholic School, is the 2018 Teacher of the Year for the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board
*EXTRA* June 06, 2018 – my fav pizza place
*EXTRA* June 06, 2018 – enjoying the sunset
June 07, 2018 – Election Day
*EXTRA* June 07, 2018 – Kingston and the Islands PC candidate Gary Bennett, with wife Cheryl-ann, receives a standing ovation from supporters at his campaign office as he's about to go congratulate the winner,
June 08, 2018 – Melrose in reflection
*EXTRA* June 08, 2018 – Melrose seen through his tunnel and scratching wire
June 09, 2018 – New haircut and colour
June 10, 2018 – Ocean's 8
June 11, 2018 – mamma and baby in textures
June 12, 2018 – YGK Team Charity members, organizer Marci McMullen, seated, volunteer Jen Ferguson, left, and volunteer Chelsea Johnson pose for a photo in the new not-for-profit's shirts in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. This Saturday is the groups large fundraising event, Bring on the Summer market, which will be supporting two local charities.
June 13, 2018 – Anne Robertson, BioBlitz coordinator, and member of the Kingston Field Naturalists, models this year 20th-anniversary t-shirt for this weekends event, seen here in Kingston
*EXTRA* June 13, 2018 – Math Quest, a national all-girls math camp at Queen's University, is open for registration and this year the diversity of instructors is very broad, including Hope Yen, left, camp director Siobhain Broekhoven, Razan Alnakhli, and Maddie Baker, seen here by the Five Sculptures on Topological Themes outside Jeffery Hall at Queen's University 
*EXTRA* June 13, 2018 – oncoming storm while golfing
*EXTRA* June 13, 2018 – baby common Grackle who let me get pretty close.  It was chasing its parent, looking for a snack
June 14, 2018 – Canadian edition
June 15, 2018 – A peeper (about the size of my thumbnail) seen during the BioBlitz at Helen Quallium Sanctuary
*EXTRA* June 15, 2018 – being watched by a bared owl while on a trap run
June 16, 2018 – Kingston's Pride Parade
*EXTRA* June 16, 2018 – Kingston's Pride Parade
*EXTRA* June 16, 2018 – Chasing butterflies
June 17, 2018 – Certificates, ribbons and medals were handed out by Jamie Mingo, department head of the Mathematics and Statistics department at Queen's University, to the Kingston area finalists of the Canadian Math Kangaroo contest in Kingston, Ont. on Sunday June 17, 2018. This was the first year that the national competition was held in Kingston. The Canadian Math Kangaroo competition introduces youngsters, from grade 1 to grade 12, to math challenges in a fun and enjoyable way, thus inspiring their further interest and advancement in mathematics.
June 18, 2018 – My new Lush item
June 19, 2018 – Advancement gift to the girls, with all their badges
June 20, 2018 – The outgoing, current and incoming student trustees with the school board chair and director.
June 21, 2018 – Lunch time for the barn swallows
*EXTRA* June 21, 2018 – sunbathing snake
*EXTRA* June 21, 2018 – Momma barn swallow and the babies in the nest
June 22, 2018 – Group unit pic as setting up the tents on our sites
June 23, 2018 – lunch dessert
*EXTRA* June 23, 2018 – Rainy day critters
*EXTRA* June 23, 2018 – First time seeing an American Redstart
*EXTRA* June 23, 2018 – Campfire
June 24, 2018 – Activities at the park
June 24, 2018 – a path in the woods
June 25, 2018 – all the new swaps from Bon Echo
*EXTRA June 25, 2018 – Camp souvenirs
*EXTRA* June 25, 2018 – Bella's got the high ground, for once
June 26, 2018 – St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School principal, Dan Finn, left, poses for a photo with some students, Aliya Schouten, Grade 6, Landon Sweet-Young, Grade 2, Beckam Melgar, Grade 2 and Nyla DaSilva-Cobb, Grade 7, with vice-principal Chris Gencarelli in the last week of the schools first full year in Kingston
*EXTRA* June 26, 2018 – Fresh local strawberries
*EXTRA* June 26, 2018 – Last meeting of the year, on the water
*EXTRA* June 26, 2018 – Last meeting of the year, on the water
June 27, 2018 – Diane Pennell, Grade 1/2 teacher at Fairfield Elementary School, is the Limestone District School Board elementary teacher of the year, seen here in her classroom in Amherstview,
June 28, 2018 – Pathfinders showing off their customized hiking sticks, and some moose antlers
June 29, 2018 – Guider Tea Party gathering at Startbucks
June 30, 2018 – Celebrating with sparklers a bit early
June 30, 2018 – Neighbourhood fireworks

to be continued in 365 - July 2018

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