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Figment

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The Toronto 2015 Pan Am games start tomorrow. I didn't think it would affect us, but the rowing events will take place right here in our town of St. Catharines! I'm expecting a lot of traffic.
Jul 10 2015 11:48 AM
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    CRS
    Aside from the traffic, that's exciting! Even if you aren't a fan!
    Jul 10 2015 06:32 PM
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    LauraYB
    The rowing events are so fun to watch! Hope traffic doesn't irk you too much.
    Jul 10 2015 10:04 PM
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    Florida granny
    So cool! (even if there is a lot of traffic).
    Jul 11 2015 08:14 AM
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Typical of our weather, we had a "white" Easter. (didn't last long, thank goodness!) I guess that makes sense, since we had a green Christmas!
Apr 05 2015 09:26 PM
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    Ande43
    So did we.....
    Apr 05 2015 10:07 PM
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    alsoarty
    LOL if you hid white eggs no-one would have found them. Sorry weird weather all over the world.

    Apr 05 2015 10:14 PM
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    Florida granny
    LOL, Marlene!
    Apr 06 2015 07:39 AM
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AggieBFigment

Happy Birthday! Hope you had a great day.
Mar 26 2015 05:50 PM
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My brand new Nikon D5200 arrived at my door at 8:00 am yesterday. So excited to learn how to use a DSLR!
Jan 13 2015 10:59 AM
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    LauraYB
    EXCITING! You will love it! Have fun playing!
    Jan 14 2015 09:46 AM
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    SodScrap
    Have fun!
    Jan 14 2015 11:23 AM
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    Boatlady
    Have fun...I hope you have lots of fun with it.
    Jan 14 2015 05:45 PM
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It was cold enough yesterday to harvest the icewine grapes! Thankfully, it's not something I have to do! It was -14C.
Jan 08 2015 01:57 PM
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    Boatlady
    I love icewine, it's so special.
    Jan 08 2015 02:58 PM
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    jenrou
    What are ice wine grapes?
    Jan 08 2015 10:32 PM
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    Figment
    Essentially they are the grapes they harvest to make icewine. It's a wonderfully sweet, liquor like wine, that's become quite a specialty in the Niagara Region in Ontario, where I live. The temperature has to be maintained at -8 Celcius, or below, to keep the grapes frozen while they harvest, and press the juice. Surprisingly, it is rare to be able to do this in the daylight, and does not happen every winter. Ontario has some of the best climates for icewine: hot summers, and not too...
    Jan 10 2015 12:31 AM
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It was cold enough yesterday to harvest the icewine grapes! Thankfully, it's not something I have to do. Can't imagine how aweful that is! It
Jan 08 2015 01:55 PM
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Well, we had a green, green Christmas, without snow! (singing in my head to the tune of Blue Christmas, hehe :) It was 13C on Christmas Eve.
Dec 27 2014 10:47 AM
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    alsoarty
    It's coming your way...

    Dec 27 2014 03:43 PM
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    AggieB
    Raining here on Christmas, kind of brown, brown.
    Dec 27 2014 07:23 PM
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Figment

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you in the US!
Nov 27 2014 10:19 AM
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    Becster
    Thank you!
    Nov 28 2014 12:20 AM
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Happy 10th Anniversary Scrap Girls! I feel so honoured and blessed to be a part of this wonderful purple place.
Oct 20 2014 09:29 AM
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I'm sitting in a small library in Argyle Ontario, updating emails and checking in here. It's only open Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Aug 13 2014 10:25 AM
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    AggieB
    Well it was good to hear from you. Are you on vacation, or having internet trouble?
    Aug 13 2014 05:08 PM