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Ganny Fanny 2011: Dale Road

If you “sail” down the Ganaraska River in the Ganny Fanny Float, your first real point of contact with the viewing public is as the Ganaraska flows under the Dale Road bridge just west of Highway 28. As can be seen in the photo below, the Ganny Fanny Float is through some rolling country side…

Fanny on the Ganny Float 2011: Crisp Day

Weather Canada says it will be crisp and cool, about 5C and sunny for floating your Fanny down the Ganny this coming April 2 weekend. You may still have time to register a float/boat for the 8-10k sojourn on the Ganaraska river – check here, but act quickly. Otherwise come down to Dale Road just…

Sheree Rasmussen Shows in Toronto

All who attended the Maple Syrup Festival Art Show in Warkworth will have seen again  more of Spirit of the Hillès Artist Sheree Rasmussen dazzling colorful quilt and textile works. Last year Sheree had a piece at the Spirit of the Hills Art Show that caught ye Editor’s  hues of  fancy. As one can see…

Complete Maple Syrup Festival Final Images

Here is the Final Set of Contest Photos Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival 2011 There are 105  photos and our thanks go to: Susan Abraham Zen Chaburski Ray Clarke Lisa Lamka Jack Surveyer Rusty Tims Jane Watcher Sue Williams for their fine photos – please checkout the gallery results above. The  ten best pictures should be…

2011 Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival

A sure sign that Spring is just around the corner is the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival in Easter Ontario just below Rice lake. This year is the 25th anniversary festival celebrations and it appears the county and township have pulled out all the stops to making the weekend celebrations, Saturday and Sunday March 12-13, a…

Sunday Outing With Donna Leon

Ye Editor was on the way home listening to Donna Leon’s mystery novel, About Face. The narrator, David Caliacci does such a good job I was almost looking for an opportunity to prolong the trip to 565 Red Cloud School Lane. And then the following two shots on either side of the road caught my…

Artists Scene in Canada: Gordon Webster, Glass Impressario

It is wonderful to   have in Adobe Flash an animation vehicle which expresses the wonder that is a well turned glass piece. Above are 5 such glass works from Gordon Webster. Previously seen at a crafts show in North Toronto; Gordon’s pieces sparkled like gold in the ample sunshine of the Toronto Outdoor Art…

Kitefest in Toronto

The picture above tells almost the whole story of the Toronto KiteFest this last month in Toronto. It was a gray day for kite flying. Cool and overcast with spits of rain. But even worse  the winds were nowhere to be found as indicated by the wind sacks and kite flaps for most of the…

Wondrous Textiles Art Show

If you are driving on the 401 between Toronto and Kingston,   consider making a pit stop at the Wondrous Textiles Art Show at the Scotts Barn Cultural Center. This is a showing of Textile Art Works by a trio of artists – Susan MacDonald, Sheree Rasmussen and Judith Tinkl. Each artist works in textiles,…

Fanny on the Ganny 2010: In Deed

Cruising by assorted boatcraft down the Ganaraska River is what Float Your Fanny Down The Ganny is all about. As always traveling down the Ganny in Spring is very much dependent on the   often sporadic weather. This season was no exception with cool and wet finally changing to a sunny, warmer but still windy…

Found at WWMSF: Spirit of the Hills Art Show

As noted in our previous posting, WWMSF-Warkworth’s Maple Syrup Festival has a lot of attractions beyond March break fun for the kids in the Sugar Bush. Here is one of the great finds this year – The Spirit of the Hills Art Show. The Spirit of the Hills Art Association put on an Art Show…