Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario


Christmas Eve 2015. A warm.. 16 C day with a good wind blowing in from the southwest. Unheard of, blew away previous records.
We took the opportunity after getting off work around noon, to go down to the lake for a picnic lunch, solar observing and duck observing.

Lake Ontario ducks

Lake Ontario ducks

Once we got home it was still sunny enough to haul out the hydrogen alpha telescope and look at the sun some more.

Kim observing the Sun in HA

Kim observing the Sun in HA

We are starting to get a little worried about the fall planted garlic crop. It is suppose to be frozen solid from now until the spring… and that is not happening. We are expecting little green plants to be poking up through the barley straw mulch any time now!

over 500 garlic plants with over 75 types

over 500 garlic plants with over 75 types

In addition to lettuce still growing in the cold frame, we managed to find some fresh catnip still growing around the house.
Dora was very happy!

Fresh catnip

Fresh catnip