Heyo! Went to downtown Ottawa to observe the National Day Of Honour to pay respect and to commemorate to those fallen in Afghanistan and to those returning from there. A nice big Canadian respect to the Canadian troops and to the end of Canada’s mission in Afghanistan.
(All images taken with a Lumix GF1 – Pancake lens.)
March 11, 2011 – Northern half of Japan was hit by an 8-8.9 earthquake, this being the largest ever recorded in their history. I was up at 12 & 1 am when people mentioned their usual earthquake reports on Twitter. All seemed fine until tweets mentioned stronger than usual quakes hitting Tokyo, and places higher above Tokyo.
Canada, Ottawa had a nice rattle at 1:40 pm-ish that caused a few windows to break in downtown Ottawa. I was in my room during that time simply chatting on figure.fm when everything in my room started rattling worse then when a furniture truck rumbles by near me. Â I screamed “Earthquake!” on the chat heh.
Woke up today and was greeted by a nice pile of white snow blanketing everything. It was so white that I was caught off guard, and because of the fog created by the snow. I rushed to take a pictures every few moments and here (December snows are the best) and got one when two trucks and a back end loader were shoveling a parkinglot.
Like with any other Canadian snow fall, you have to keep shoveling 20 times a day to keep your driveway clean and it severly pisses people off. The sidewalk plows seemed to cleaned this out earlier, but it was all in vain.
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