Posts Tagged ‘weather’

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Ottawa has over 110cm of snow so far this season. It has been very exciting after 8 years in Vancouver.

December 28, 2013

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Damn I miss prairie storms

August 7, 2012
Vancouver storm, August 8th, 2012

Vancouver storm, August 8th, 2012

I was a bit late grabbing the old camera, but man do I love storms regardless of the photographic proof.  Makes me miss the homeland.

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White. Out.

January 25, 2012

Since Lefty and I started dating, we’ve gone somewhere every month.  They aren’t always far away trips, but getting out of town and seeing our province is a priority.  This weekend we drove, two friends in tow, to Kamloops and Sun Peaks.

The last time I did a winter drive like this one was when I lived in Edmonton and I was heading down to Calgary with an ex for an interview. Our rental car had about 8km on it when we got it, and off we went into the great white winterland.  We almost got to Red Deer when a passing semi left us in a white out.  We had just passed a jeep that was swerving around.  We were at the front of a caravan of cars. But when the semi blew by, we saw nothing.  Danny tried to hold the wheel straight, but there was a curve in the road and we went off.  We were lucky.  No damage to the car, despite an ice-crusted layer higher than the hood. Someone saw us go off the road and pulled over to drive us into town. Despite a towing ban due to the terrible weather, we were pulled out.  We got the last, way overpriced, room in Red Deer. We made it to Calgary the next morning and made it back home a day later. But for days, all I could see when I closed my eyes was white.

This weekend felt too similar.

Blowing snow, semis, and a stretch between Kamloops and Merritt that I never want to live again.  Maybe taking up skiing is a bad idea?  Traveling in the winter doesn’t sit well with me.

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290: Soon a greyness will roll in

October 18, 2011

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188: The ants go marching in the rain

July 7, 2011

I didn't even notice the ants until after I started taking the picture (iPhone 4 - July 7th)

 

One photo. Everyday. One Year. Me vs. Woo.

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155: I missed you, sun

June 5, 2011
4-6-2011

Made it out to Harrison Lake and Hot Springs to enjoy some 25 (!!!) degree weather. (Canon Rebel T3i - June 4, 2011)

I have a whole flickr album entitled: Sunny Day.

This is part of a daily photo throwdown with Andrea Woo.

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146: At least it is not raining, right now?

May 26, 2011

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