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God's country

My father used to call the area where our cottage is located “God’s Country” for a reason.  Palmerston Lake is a clean, beautiful, serene lake in Ompah, Ontario where we refer to as the middle of nowhere.   114 more words


200 Queens Ave

Constructed 1956

Designed by Peter F. Tillmann with help from W.G. Davis

This building was one of the first Curtain Wall style buildings to be built in London.   155 more words

Sketchy Garage

Canada Day fireworks one month late

Last weekend we were treated to fireworks at the lake, rescheduled from Canada Day (July 1)  weekend due to the local fire ban and hot, dry conditions.   62 more words


Osprey in Lanark, Ontario

On our way to the cottage last weekend, we stopped to watch a huge (?osprey) nest that is perched on top of a light stand at the edge of a baseball field in Lanark, Ontario.   122 more words


Dragonflies, nature's bug exterminator

I heard that dragonflies are released each spring on Palmerston Lake where our cottage is located.  This practice is to reduce the number of annoying mosquitoes, horse flies, deer flies, black flies and such, naturally… 196 more words


Canadian tulip festival

The Canadian tulip festival is underway here in Ottawa, Ontario.  Currently the largest tulip festival in the world, it runs from May 12 to 23 this year. 63 more words

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