Sunday 1 March 2015

365 - March 2015

So what will it be?  Lion or lamb to start off the month? I'm hoping for lion.

Things to look forward to in March:
- Ushering for Jann Arden concert
- Not having to wear so many layers
- The start of Daylight Savings - Springing ahead on the 8th
- And other things I can't seem to remember at the moment (will keep updating)

March 1, 2015 - The last of my American money
March 2, 2015 - Third-year Queen's University commerce and international student Ivana Yeo, left, takes a picture of classmates Eileen Lin and Michelle Goh jumping on Lake Ontario at Breakwater Park in Kingston, Ont. on Monday. The three students decided to take advantage of a few sunny breaks and the slightly warmer temperature to have fun on the frozen lake.
*EXTRA* March 2, 2015 - Strong winds and blowing snow didn't stop a lone black squirrel from running along the hills at Fort Henry on Monday.
March 3, 2015 - snow and cracked ice on the skylight
*EXTRA* March 3, 3015 - Kingston Fire and Rescue are called to 107 Compton Street just after suppertime to deal with a first floor apartment fire that subsequently filled most of the building with smoke on Tuesday evening. Kingston Police have confirmed one fatality with a number of other sent to hospital by ambulance. KF&R arranged for a city bus to be on site as a warm location for those displaced could gather.
March 4, 2015 - Bella on her perch in my living room, keeping a close eye on me
March 5, 2015 - Who or what has caught the attention of this lovely pair?
*EXTRA* March 5, 2015 - Canadian musician, journalist and director of Indigenous Inclusion at the University of Winnipeg, Wab Kinew spoke to more than 1,000 students at the Boys and Girls Club of Kingston's annual Make A Difference speaker series at Regiopolis Notre Dame
March 6, 2015 - Icicle draped church windows
March 7, 2015 - Members of the community celebrate Holi, the colour festival, during the Hindu Temple of Kingston's Holi Celebrations at Catarqui Woods Elementary School
*EXTRA* March 7, 2015 - Madhu Mehan, left and Shubha Mekherjee let five-year-old Sidd Kumari put some colour on their faces during the Hindu Temple of Kingston's Holi Celebrations
March 8, 2015 - Seven-year-old Sophie Collins, centre, points out a specific flower she likes to her mother, Karen Eden, and younger sister, Fayth, as the family enjoys a walk through the city's greenhouse during the last free open house of the season
*EXTRA* March 8, 2015 - The plants and flowers were on display as a few hundred Kingstonians got a short break from winter to take a walk through the city's greenhouse during the last free open house of the season
March 9, 2015 - Seen on a walk around the neighbourhood (taken with my new point-and-shoot camera
March 10, 2015 - A chocolatey Easter find... the bunny came early
March 11, 2015 - Signs of spring
March 12, 2015 - Only a few types & colours of brick used on the old Woolen Mill building over the years
March 13, 2015 - Nine-year-old Brandon Heyman and his horse Karazan joke around at Heymans home on McConnell Road in South Frontenac, Ont. on Friday March 13, 2015. Heyman saved fellow red-head Karazan from being slaughtered by using his birthday money to purchase the 17-year-old horse.
*EXTRA* March 13, 2015 - Beautiful red-head
March 14, 2015 - A treat in my ice cream
March 15, 2015 - Dried graduation flowers still look pretty
*EXTRA* March 15, 2015 - So you can hear her coming
March 16, 2015 - Homemade granola up close
March 17, 2015 - Local graphic artist, Melodie Papp, shows off just a few of the more than 300 pieces of art she created during her year-long self assigned creative project, Horses for a Year.
*EXTRA* March 17, 2015 - I missed seeing the northern lights, but did capture something cool when I forgot I left my night mode on.
March 18, 2015 - First car wash of the season for my KIA
March 19, 2015 - Young Pip McCallan, left, with her mother Tara, plays with the newly unveiled special hockey socks that she and her brother Noal designed for the Kingston Fronteancs Down Syndrome Awareness game on Friday
*EXTRA* March 19, 2015 - The tables were full at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area sugar bush as staff made more than 1,300 pancakes during Maple Madness
*EXTRA* March 19, 2015 - Elizabeth Walden, a teacher candidates from Queen's University, gives visitors a demonstration on how to identify and tap a sugar maple tree during Maple Madness at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area
*EXTRA* March 19, 2015 - The staff at the Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area made more than 1,300 pancakes with fresh maple syrup during Maple Madness
March 20, 2015 -Young Noal McCallan, with his dad Craig, is ecstatic to receive a puck from Kingston Frontenacs Roland McKeown. The McCallan family attended the Fronts home game against Oshawa Generals as part of the Fronts Down Syndrome Awareness game in Kingston, Ont. on Friday March 20, 2015. Noal and his younger sister Pip created the design that went on the team's hockey socks.  All funds raised from the hockey sock auction went to the Happy Soup Project's Kick-It-Capes project.
March 21, 2015 - Happy World Down Syndrome day. How did you rock your socks?
March 22, 2015 - Bella in the sun
March 23, 2015 - Kenneth Wong, left, a Queen's University school of business professor and Gord Hume, an author and columnist on local government, spoke at the Imagine Kingston 2025 Action Summit at Fort Henry Discovery Centre Venue
March 24, 2015 - Childhood memories - rainbow sorbet
March 25, 2015 - drip, drip, drop
March 26, 2015 - Queen's engineering students, Teghan Ellis, left, and Natalie Mustard are not happy to see the large snowflakes fall as they walk down Wellington Street in Kingston, Ont. on Thursday March 26, 2015. Mustard is sad that it's the end of March and she had to dig out her winter boots.
March 27, 2015 - Marta Reczek, project and outreach coordinator with Sustainable Kingston, is helping to put the final touches on this years Earth Hour: Kingston Unplugged event planned on Saturday in Springer Market Square
*EXTRA* March 27, 2015 - macro of snow flakes melting
March 28, 2015 - Earth Hour 2015
*EXTRA* March 28, 2015 - Bella sitting with me during Earth Hour 2015
March 29, 2015 - Late afternoon sunlight on dried leaves in the front garden
March 30, 2015 - Shells and light
March 31, 2015 - A leaf in the light of the last sunset in March 2015

to be continued in 365 - April 2015

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