Sunday 7 January 2018

NFLD trip for Uncle Pearce

Between Christmas and New Year's we lost my Uncle Pearce suddenly. The family traveled to St. John's for the visitation/funeral.  We'll gather in burnside in the summer for a Celebration of Life.

Detoured and stuck on the runway in Montreal due to an ice storm


Monday 1 January 2018

365 - January 2018

Happy 2018!!!!!!

Things to look forward to this month:
New Years Baby and levee at city hall
Saying goodbye to a family member :(
Back to girl guides and new challenges
Winter camping, skating and more outdoor photo fun
Seeing Bee in a play in Kemptville
More cat pictures

January 01, 2018 - Happy New Year and happy birthday baby Ryan. Born at 1:24 a.m. on New Year's Day Ryan makes five as the Park family, Harrison, age 4, parents Emily and Michael and 18-month old Ben, poses for a photo in the sunroom on Kidd5 at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre - Kingston General Hospital site
January 02, 2018 - Preparing to say goodbye
January 03, 2018 - Flying to NFLD
January 04, 2018 - Moose stew at a family gathering
January 05, 2018 - A beautiful bird house from co-workers
January 06, 2018 - looking through the past
January 07, 2018 - De-icing the plane in Montreal, which was an unscheduled stop
*EXTRA* January 07, 2018 - Got a new ring in Halifax
January 08, 2018 - Peaceful breakfast in Almonte
*EXTRA* January 08, 2018 - Amazing pizza and deep fried dill 
January 09, 2018 - All the doors are closed, now with signs selling the remaining fixtures, furniture and equipment at the Sears store at the Cataraqui Centre in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday January 9, 2018.  Sears Canada announced back in October 2017 that it would be liquidating the merchandise in all its store across Canada, including the Kingston location, before closing them.
*EXTRA* January 09, 2018 - All natural avocado face mask for Spa Night meeting
January 10, 2018 - A local First Lego team, Comet Warriors, pose with their hydrodynamics project, a 'smart water recirculation system' that helps save water while showering - l-r Macy Preston, Hannah Moore, Neshaya Wijeratne, Lily Goss, Olivia O’Driscoll, Nicholas Benavides, Team mentor Ella Hsu, Alyssa Whalen and Tara O’Driscoll (missing Lais Soares), on Wednesday January 10, 2018. The team is off to Oshawa this weekend to compete in the Eastern Ontario Provincial Championships.
January 11, 2018 - Bella is happy to see us home
January 12, 2018 - Kingston Frontenacs’ Brett Neumann battles for the puck with Guelph Storms' Nate Schnarr and Cedric Ralph during the first period of Ontario Hockey League action at the Rogers K-Rock Centre.
January 13, 2018 - Girls get Iced at the Fronts game
January 14, 2018 - Highly addictive daily app
January 15, 2018 - Blood donations are lower than expected so Hope Lemieux, Blood Donor Clinic supervisor and Rebecca Pidgeon, Donor Care Associate, pose for a photo at the 850  Gardiners Road Blood Donor Clinic in Kingston, Ont. on Monday January 15, 2018 to remind people that it's easy to donate, and you can save a life. The next donation clinics this week are Tuesday from 3-7 p.m., Wednesday from 1-7 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-7p.m. Call 1-888-2-DONATE (366283) to book an appointment.
January 16, 2018 - Sunset seen from work
January 16, 2018 - His little derpy tongue
January 17, 2018 - Grade 8 students Samantha Wheeler, Boston Bruins fan and Nikolas Saber an all out Ottawa Senators fan, are members of the planning team that is helping the staff with the organization of the Hockey Day in ALCDSB events on Wednesday, Jan. 17, include tracking team points during the skills competitions, helping with the canteen and being school ambassadors for Holy Name Catholic School with the visiting students, staff and parents.
*EXTRA* January 17, 2018 - Seven teams from Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic School Board and one from Limestone District School Board, made up of Grade 4-6 students, participate in the 1st annual Hockey Day in ALCDSB ball hockey tournament in Kingston, Ont. at Holy Name Catholic School on Wednesday
January 18, 2018 - Ontario Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell meets with a number of staff and youth clients at One Roof Youth Hub on Barrie Street following a roundtable discussion at City Hall and a visit to Queen's University during her visit to Kingston, Ont. on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Dowdeswell was in town to discuss and listen to stories from Kingstonians about the community's approach to homelessness.
*EXTRA* January 18, 2018 - United Way president Havana Varma, Mayor Bryan Paterson, Ontario Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell and Kingston and the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala pose for a photo after an informal discussion with staff and youth clients at One Roof Youth Hub on Barrie Street following a roundtable discussion at City Hall and a visit to Queen's University during her visit to Kingston, Ont. on Thursday January 18, 2018.
January 19, 2018 - A group of 60 or more protestors are seen outside the Tim Hortons location at the corner of Princess and MacDonnell streets in Kingston, Ont. on Friday January 19, 2018 as part of an Ontario wide Day of Action Rally to put pressure on the company, which has seen some of its franchise owners claw back benefits and paid breaks after the province's minimum hourly wage increase to $14 took effect on January 1
*EXTRA* January 19, 2018 - A group photo with Roberta Bondar
*EXTRA* January 19, 2018 - My first 'The Score' pizza. It's so good.
January 20, 2018 - Bows at the end of the Winter Wonderland show of Kemptville Players Kids group
January 21, 2018 - Banana and chocolate chip treat
January 22, 2018 - it's not raining, but icing
*EXTRA* January 22, 2018 - it's not raining, but icing
January 23, 2018 - Farhana Haque, a new Queen's University student, stops to take a few photos of the sunset during a walk along the Waterfront Pathway at Macdonald Park in Kingston, Ont. on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. With rain showers on and off and temperatures bouncing around 0 C the road and walkways have been slick with slush and ice for most of the day.
*EXTRA* January 23, 2018 - Sunset during a walk along the Waterfront Pathway at Macdonald Park
January 24, 2018 - They usually wait until I'm almost asleep before starting
January 25, 2018 - It's creepy when your tv is hunting you
January 26, 2018 - Grade 2 students, Spencer Rizza, Isaac Hewett, Shae Lunney and Olivia Whidden, take turns reading to Bogie for a special photo about the reading to dogs program at St. John XXIII Catholic School
January 27, 2018 - Frosty's friend is melting
January 28, 2018 - Making ice inside
January 29, 2018 - I bought them some good stuff, catnip.
January 30, 2018 - Getting all my smarties in a row
January 31, 2018 - Audrey Howarth, left, and Elaine Hutt, right, residents and members of the craft club at The Waterford Kingston Retirement Residence, pose for a photo holding the Great Big Coffee Cup trophy with Mari Vepsalainen, the retirements residence's Lifestyle Consultant, in Kingston, Ont. on Wednesday January 31, 2018. The trophy cup goes to the group who raised the most for the Alzheimer Society of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington's Coffee Break fundraiser, with residents collecting over $2,000 for the annual fundraiser and helped the society exceed its 2017 goal of $50,000.
*EXTRA* January 31, 2018 - The student in the Building Construction Internship Program pose for a photo on the two-story staircase during the open house at 224 Pratt Drive, Amherstview, on Wednesday, January 31, 2018, to show off all the work they completed in the house since September. Teacher Dan Fisher, left, said that this is the 91 house that students have built through the program.
to be continued in 365 - February 2018