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: Lubuntu 18.04 LTS - updated

: Sailing on the C&C Corvette 31 Free-n-Easy II

: Lubuntu 18.04 LTS

: At the Canadian Tulip Festival

: The Common Thread Quilt Show

: Sailors on Vesper

: First Sail of 2018

: Vesper is Launched

: Hiking in Gatineau Park

: Cycling Season Starts

: Skating With Jane

: Trip to St. Catherines

: "D" Dock Rebuild at Nepean Sailing Club

: Firefox 59 Versus Firefox 57

: "E" Dock Rebuild at Nepean Sailing Club

: Skiing in Mid-March

: New Recipe – Four Berry Crumble

: New Recipe – Kabocha Squash & Chickpea Curry

: Skating at Landsdowne

: Last Skate on the Rideau Canal

: Skiing Gatineau Park

: Skiing Resumes

: Night Skating on the Rink of Dreams

: Skating on the Rideau Canal

: Ice Skating Indoors

: Snowshoeing in the Greenbelt

: Skiing in the New Year

: New page of photos for 2018 posted

: The Canadian Private Fleet Rebounds (Slightly) in 2017

: Snow = Skiing

: Chromium 63 Versus Firefox 57

: Indoor Ice Skating

: Ice Skating Starts

: Firefox 57 Quantum

: Firefox 52 Breaks Audio on Lubuntu - updated, as the Lubuntu devs came up with a final fix for this issue

: The Poets' Pathway

: The Year in Biking

: Vesper's Haul-Out

: New Video – Sailing Vesper in October 2017

: At The Carleton University Butterfly Show

: Nigel & Charlyn's September Visit

: September Sail on Wind Spirit 3

: New Feature – Lac DeschĂȘnes buoy photos


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