Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Year's Eve, 2016

Alexandria Festival of Lights, Island Park, Alexandria, Ontario

Monday, December 26, 2016

Just Past Christmas Amaryllis

Just opened today

Second bloom opened day after

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Lady in Kangaroo suit

Lady in Kangaroo suit shops in the last hour before the store closes for Christmas

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Christmas Market Gamsbarts

Big brush is called a Gamsbart. Christmas Market, Maple Leaf – Almrausch Club, Ottawa, Ontario, November 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Christmas Only Comes Once a Year.

Girl vandalizes sign with marker, Reykjavik, Fall 1992. Wrote "Christmas only comes once a year. Good thing I'm not Christmas." Copied from book she had with her.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Santa Claus Parade, Lancaster, Ontario, December 3, 2016

Donald Trump, also known as American Krampus, in Santa Claus Parade. This is definitely not in the USA. Sign:
Make Christmas Great Again!
Sheepdog in Parade

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Fireworks, Opening Night "Festival of Lights", November 26, 2016, Island Park, Alexandria, Ontaro

Lights across the lake
 Setting on my camera had a 4 second exposure! Sorry.

Robert Munsch's "So Much Snow" in English and French set out as a 'walking read' display.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Corner Store Prepper

"It won't just be a Chinese recession, it will be a global recession. I'm going to move to New Brunswick, get a big garden and a gun."
    -  Lady in convenience store, post Trump election. (In Canada)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Wooly Bear, Yellow Spider

Wooly Bear, looking for place to pupate

Mystery yellow spider (Maybe Araneus trifolium, known as Pumpkin Spider or Shamrock orbweaver )