May 2012

This week in pictures: drippy and dreamy

6 May 2012 Photo of the Day

Spring is a photographer’s dream. Everywhere there is colour, contrast, interesting shapes – and it is SO welcome after months of winter’s monochromatic greys and dirty whites. Even the dandelions are beautiful! I like this one of the orange tulips in my garden because I think the orange pops against the green and I like […]

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This may be the most excited I’ve ever been about vegetables

4 May 2012 Happy @ home

I‘ve been hearing about community supported agriculture (CSA) for quite some time, and meaning to do it for a while. The way it works is that you buy a “share” in a local farm early in the year, and then you get a regular selection of the fruits and/or vegetables harvested from the farm at […]

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Signs of Spring in Manotick

2 May 2012 Postcards from Manotick

It started a few weeks ago when Fitz’s Fries on Bridge Street opened for the season, and I noticed that the deck chairs and lifeguard stands are out at the Long Island Aquatic Club. Now I’m excited! This Saturday, spring officially arrives in Manotick! First, Watson’s Mill opens for the summer season on Saturday. Throughout […]

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