Sunday, March 22, 2015

St. Patrick's Parade


I am sharing last year's St. Patrick's Parade.
This year the parade will be on March 20th.

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Despite very cold wintry temperatures today, 
a lot of people turned out for a very
 nice parade in Richmond, Quebec
Today -13 Celsius, -24 with the wind factor.
(-11 Fahrenheit)
I am sharing some pics.
A Beautiful Dog

We were on Craig St.
A nice view of the Parade coming down the Hill

The Parade turns at the bottom and goes up Main St.
A lot more people on Main St.
The Other Direction
A Police Escort- the beginning of the Parade.
A little stalling 
Jimmy, get down!! (My Brother)


St. Patrick (Albert Purcell) lead the parade




Hotel Gunters
A Landmark in Richmond









Lots of ATV's
Scouts Canada
Royal Canadian Legion Flag
Instead of Carrying the Heavy Drum,
It's on Wheels - Great Idea

JOHN DEERE

IRELANDS' FLAG
Bulls Head Ginger Ale, an Eastern Township Co.



Musical Marching Band


The Queen


What is that ??

Club Equestre






LOTS OF HORSES



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Monday, March 16, 2015

Sugar Shack - Cabane à Sucre


In Eastern Quebec, Spring time,
 means Maple syrup time.
Quebec produces 80%
of the World's Maple Syrup.
We had a delicious Lunch here today.



The maple trees are tapped in the traditional manner, with a bucket.


Some of our 50 plus Group

Seniors from the Wales Home
The room was flooded with Sunshine


Maple Syrup

A large selection of Food, 
"French Pea Soup" as an Entrée.


The Kitchen Staff and Owners

Roger toasted our bread directly on the stove
Crêpes and
(Grands-Pères dans le sirop d'érable)
This was delicious!!!

Menu
Activities





A nice warm wood fire. 
The temperature today was 0  degrees Celsius, or  32 Fahrenheit
For the sap to run, we need freezing temps at night 
and above freezing in the daytime.


Wall Decorations


Maple Products
Wasp Nests
Taffy on Snow











Jim the horse





Sleigh Rides are Available











Signs on Trees ?















Check out my recipe for  :Maple Syrup Mini Cones.






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