Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Pelee Island

We spent three days on Pelee Island in Lake Erie this weekend, exploring the natural beauty of Canada's most southern place.  With few people, fewer cars, and hardly any WiFi, it was a great place to slowdown, unwind, and enjoy everything Life has to offer!
Morning dew

The Appendaged Waterleaf, a local specialty, was in bloom

 Gail at Stone Hill, our B&B

A visit to the Pelee Island Winery was a must

A Clouded Yellow Butterfly posed for me

May Apples were in bloom

Wild Geranium were everywhere

Sunset from our B&B

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Ducks in the Garden

We were having dinner outdoors this evening when a pair of mallard ducks came waddling through the garden. Gail offered them a few handfuls of birdseed and they came trotting over.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Jack Layton: Art in Action

Robert Boudreau with Olivia Chow and his son Danny

Gail & I attended the Toronto launch of Jack Layton: Art in Action, an collection of writings and photos (some by me), edited by Penn Kemp.

Penn Kemp with Jowi Taylor

A small group of friends and admirers gathered at the Rivoli on Queen West for the event, including Nancy White, Jack's wife Olivia, and Jowi Taylor who brought along Canada's Guitar.

James Gordon with backup singers
Jane Lewis, Tannis Slimmon & Laura Bird

Guelph singer/songwriter (and former NDP provincial candidate) James Gordon and his travelling companions added to the celebration with a couple of songs.