Monday, June 30, 2008

Young performers

At the Vankleek Hill, Ontario fiddle and step dancing contest, if your toe is not tapping, you had better check your pulse. There is always a fiddle tune being played somewhere.
For the young competitors, however, waiting in the wings, and watching the opposition, can be nerve-wracking.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Son of a bee

So, you are working like a son of a bee, probing for sweet stuff while trying to stay airborne and some guy keeps taking your picture. It is time to get back to the hive and plan a sting.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Doll faces

Each year, the town of Vankleek Hill hosts a town-wide garage sale. As usual, there is the
assortment of Barbies and pretty faces.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Double dip

Ronna will soon be an expert in the world of chipmunks because a little colony of the critters seems to have adopted her place as a summer home. Of course, they are well fed.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

On Top of Calgary

After seeing the sights of Calgary, Ronna decided to relax by ascending to the top of the Calgary Tower and casually surveying all that surrounded her on this, her last day of a whirlwind of her Alberta. She gained a new perspective on this bustling city, and even better, got a souvenir penny!

Lake Louise Frame

As we entered the magnificent hotel at Lake Louise, we realized that there was no escaping the incredible scenery. The brilliant reflection of the outdoors seemed to form a blue pool on a table in a hotel restaurant. This was probably one of the few times we could get an unobstructed view of this natural wonder.