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: New Recipe – Thai Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk

: Biking to Osgoode

: New Video: Gatineau Park - The soothing sounds of a stream

: Ranking the Ubuntu Flavours

: Ubuntu Unity 20.10

: UNetbootin

: Kubuntu 20.10

: Hike in Gatineau Park

: Vesper's Haulout

: Xubuntu 20.10

: Lubuntu 20.10

: Ubuntu 20.10

: New page: Ubuntu Diaries Part IV

: Last Sail of 2020

: Fall Sailing

: New Video: Autumn Sailing on Vesper

: Quadracycling

: Helping a Friend Haul Out His Boat

: Hike to Lime Kiln

: Overnight on Vesper

: Three Years!

: Biking to Pink Lake in Gatineau Park

: New Video: Hand-Cranked Manotick Lock Bridge

: New Recipe – Coconut-Maple Popcyiles

: Overnight in Crystal Bay

: Ubuntu Unity 20.04 LTS

: Wildlife

: Sailing history

: Biking to Osgoode

: Kubuntu 20.04 LTS

: Five Application Scanning

: New Recipe – Chicken and Butternut Squash Curry

: New Recipe – Jalapeno Cornmeal Muffins

: Vesper's Launch

: Archive Page Firefox Extension

: New Video: Biking The Eastern Greenbelt Pathway

: New Recipe – Jakobu’s Ginger Cookies

: Cookie AutoDelete Firefox Extension

: gedit 3.36.1 Text Editor

: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

: Xubuntu 20.04 LTS

: Lubuntu 20.04 LTS

: Tab Colors Firefox Extension

: Falkon 3.1.0 Web Browser

: COVID-19 Pandemic Photo Gallery

: New Recipe – Molasses & Ginger Cookies

: New Recipe – Crockpot Curried Chicken

: Sailing in 2020

: Biking Season Starts

: Skanlite Versus Simple Scan

: Snowshoeing P13 to the Tawadina & Mahingan Lookouts on Trail 62

: Snowshoeing P13 to the Mahingan & Tawadina Lookouts on Trail 62

: Snowshoeing P19 to Renaud Cabin on Trails 74 & 73

: Snowshoeing P17 to Brown Cabin and the Trail 72 Loop

: Snowshoeing P15 to Healey Cabin

: Skiing P19 to Renaud Cabin Again

: Skiing P10 to Huron Cabin

: Trip to Toronto

: New Video: Skating Nathan Phillips Square

: Skiing P16 to Renaud Cabin

: New Video: Skiing P17 to Renaud Cabin

: Skiing P17 to Renaud Cabin

: Skiing to Lusk cabin

: Skiing Trails 51 & 53

: Skiing to Renaud Cabin

: New Recipe – Sweet and Sour Pineapple Meatballs

: Skiing to the Champlain Parkway

: Skiing to Huron cabin on Ground Hog Day

: New Recipe – Roasted Pecan Clusters

: Skiing the Gatineau Parkway

: Skiing to Huron cabin

: Skiing to Healey cabin

: Snowshoeing in the Greenbelt

: nwipe For Disk Blanking

: Skiing to Shilly Shally

: New Recipe – Cauliflower & Carrot Soup

: New Video: Sunday Afternoon Chaos

: Skiing Really Starts

: New Video: Skating the Rink At Landsdowne

: Skating in the New Year

: Kathryn's Quilts

: New page of photos for 2020!

: Canadian Private Fleet Growth Drops to Zero in 2019


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