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Aggregation of selected recently-updated blogs, news feeds and tweets:

Saturday June 24, 2017

09:01 A Summer Tea »Aiken House & Gardens
07:06 Daily Specials for Saturday, June 24, 2017 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Saturday, June 24, 2017 are:

  • Potato Cakes and Eggs $13.99 Two potato cakes topped with two eggs over easy, hollandaise, and bacon. Dressed with mixed greens.
  • vegetable soup served with focaccia bread $5.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440
Email:

05:36 Showers expected today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Saturday June 24th, 5:35am... A warm front crossed the island during the overnight hours with it’s cloud and rain. The associated cold front will sweep across the island later today with more showers. Clearing should take place tonight behind this … Continue reading

Friday June 23, 2017

22:01 Purrl in Maple Tree »justpictureit
photo - Purrl in Maple Tree

I laugh the whole time I see Purrl in a tree. She is hilarious.

12:31 End of life care »Island Musings
My daughter is an end of life care giver in Australia. When I hear her speak of the rapport and affection that she has with her clients I feel like I will burst with pride. When she tells me some of the stories it reinforces my opinion that Canada should continue to increase investment in&ellipsis;Read the full post »
12:27 If you are feeling sorry for yourself »Island Musings
Go and sit in the lobby of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and watch people coming and going.
12:22 So….. »Island Musings
Our provincial overlords have apparently now granted permission for a corporate body to grow GMO fish on Prince Edward Island. However, there apparently is a requirement that if the fish escape into the wild that the very same provincial overlords be so advised. Gives one a real sense of of how the brain trust which&ellipsis;Read the full post »
11:58 #EyeTech – Seeing the Future with Alcon »AmberMac
By Amanda Cosco, Founder of Electric Runway In a world increasingly filled with screens, what are the consequences for our eye health? That’s what we asked Optometrist Michael Kaplan at Alcon’s recent event promoting their high-performance multi-focal contact lenses. The luncheon—an elevated affair complete with floral arrangements, marble tables, and velvet love seats— was organized […]
10:54 Kaeliss Demon »The Monkey Rodeo
This was just a somewhat quick and improvised makeup, I didn't really have anything planned when I set out, just made it up as I went along and tried to keep it simple.







10:52 REMINDER: Edible Trees Workshop on Saturday, June 24 »City of Charlottetown
2017-06-23 The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with Tree Canada, FedEx, and Desbrisay Community
10:02 Photographer Matt Rogers? TOSH Grad photos from last night (138 Words) »PEIinfo.ca | New Topics
Last night was Grad at Three Oaks School in Summerside. There was a photographer who took photos of all the kids getting their Diplomas. I could faintly hear the Principal make an annoucement that photos would be available .. mumble mumble.. yadda yadda.. and with the noise over the PA I could not make out the annoucement. I called the school this morning, principal is absent and Secretary has no idea about anything about the photos that were taken last night? yikes.. I'm trying to find out more info.. I tried doing a google search for a Matt Rogers Photography, but the only thing that comes up is some Matt Rogers from the UK.. If anyone can provide me more information I would be forever grateful!!...
08:47 Two Major Sport-Tourism Events to Descend on Charlottetown Canada Day Weekend »City of Charlottetown
2017-06-23 Charlottetown will come alive Canada Day weekend with thousands of people making their way
07:56 Rain spreads across PEI late this afternoon.. »peistormchaser
Friday June 23rd, 8:00am.. A warm front approaching from the west will give increasing clouds to the island this morning with some rain developing by late this afternoon with the front lifting north of the island overnight tonight. The associated … Continue reading
07:44 Daily Specials for Friday, June 23, 2017 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Friday, June 23, 2017 are:

  • Italian Sandwich: Italian cold cuts, provolone cheese, tomato, romaine and honey mustard $13.95
  • Brocolli cheddar soup 5.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440
Email:

Thursday June 22, 2017

22:01 More flowers »Pedaling PEI
22:01 Container Gardening »justpictureit
photo - Container Gardening

A birch (or cherry) tree began growing in this styrofoam buoy a couple of years ago. I keep wondering what will happen with it.

19:10 Rockin’ in Memphis »onrpei
If it weren’t for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song. ~ Carl Perkins Blue Suede Shoes opened things up. The set was a border of light featuring a recording studio full of gold records & vintage instruments. I couldn’t miss this Opening Night & I was not disappointed with this […]
15:28 A phrase I heard today »Island Musings
It is a poor heart that never rejoices. I like it!
11:16 TREE DAY IS BACK for a Second Round! Wednesday, June 28 Between 6:30-8pm! »sawig
10:43 Daily Specials for Thursday, June 22, 2017 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Thursday, June 22, 2017 are:

  • Caprese Sandwich $13.95 Tomato, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella, basil mayo, and caramelized onions
  • Roasted cauliflower soup with foccacia bread 5.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440
Email:

10:18 Theft Suspect - *Video* »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services are requesting the public's help in identifying the woman depicted in the attached video. Anyone with information regarding the identity of this individual may contact police at 9026294172.
10:01 First Summer Garden Tour »Aiken House & Gardens
08:54 Sunshine today, showers tomorrow expected for PEI.. »peistormchaser
Thursday June 22nd, 8:50am... A ridge of high pressure is currently approaching from the west and should slide by to the south of the Maritimes later today. This feature will give mainly sunny skies to the region today. A warm … Continue reading
08:52 Female Assaulted - Hillsbrough Street »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services received a complaint this morning at 1:40am, regarding an assault occurring at an address on Hillsbrough Street. Police were informed by complainant that she was assaulted by a male and received minor injuries; police are continuing with their investigation.
08:49 Roadside Suspension Issued - Kensington Road »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services issued a roadside suspension last night at 10:35pm, on Kensington Rd., after stopping a speeding vehicle. Suspension was issued as the result of an individual operating a motor vehicle while having consumed alcohol. Driver, a 44 year old Charlottetown resident, will be prohibited from operating a motor vehicle.
07:10 Community Notices »Women's Equality PEI
Welcome to our Community Events and Notices E-News for Thursday, June 22, 2017 New listings this week: 1) New Template for Our Weekly E-News 2) Stars for Life Yard Sale 3) Soul Food is Sunday June 25, 2016! 4) Fun in the City’s Greenspace 5) PEI Touch a Truck Third Annual Fundraiser 6) First Nation […]

Wednesday June 21, 2017

23:01 Lady Slippers »Pedaling PEI
21:01 Vive Le Difference »justpictureit
photo - Vive Le Difference

The editing program I use has an AutoLevel button. Sometimes I am astounded at what changes it brings about. The bottom shot has the AutoLevel applied.

15:01 News: Edition 2 »The Dominee Huisvrouw
14:35 Persons of Interest - Assist to Identify *Video* »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services are requesting the public's help in identifying the men depicted in the attached video. Anyone with information regarding the identity of these individuals may contact police at 9026294172.
13:01 A Crown Corp. Really? »Island Musings
From The Herald FREDERICTON — A government working group on the legalization of recreational marijuana in New Brunswick is recommending a legal age of 19 to buy it, with sales being done through a Crown corporation model.
10:56 Stolen Vehicle - University Ave. - Brown 1996 GMC Sierra Truck 511QJ »Charlottetown Police Police Reports
Charlottetown Police Services received a complaint yesterday morning at 5:55am, regarding a stolen vehicle from the University Ave., area. Stolen vehicle is described as a Brown 1996 GMC Sierra Truck Plate# 511QJ, Vin#2GETK19R2T1520944. Anyone with information regarding this investigation may contact police at 9026294172.
10:02 Showers developing later today across PEI. »peistormchaser
Wednesday June 21st 10:00am.. The cold front which slowly crossed the region yesterday is now located in a NE-SE fashion just east of NS. Another cold front currently oriented NE-SW is moving through eastern Quebec and is expected to cross … Continue reading
01:38 Hey, NHL, is Vegas hot enough for you yet? 117 degrees Fahrenheit today! »John Cairns Blog
Wednesday in Las Vegas is the NHL Awards and the expansion draft for the new Vegas Golden Knights. I hope Gary Bettman and all these NHL players in town for the awards are enjoying sweltering in the Nevada desert as we hit the first day of summer. I was reading this piece in the Daily […]

Tuesday June 20, 2017

22:01 Conductor »justpictureit
photo - Conductor

Performance - Summertime Bow

14:30 City Announces Free Lunchtime Programming for Summer Months »City of Charlottetown
2017-06-20 The City of Charlottetown is launching a new lunchtime program called "Fun in the City's Greenspace
14:01 Fancy Clothes »The Dominee Huisvrouw
12:13 Gone fishing near Margate, PEI »PEI's Shores And Beyond
By Jim Brown In early June an angler tried his luck at a pond near Margate where he had caught trout in previous trips.
10:19 Daily Specials for Tuesday, June 20, 2017 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Tuesday, June 20, 2017 are:

  • Roast Beef Sandwich with sauteed mushrooms, onion, and green pepper. 12.95
  • Chicken Vegetable Soup - $5.99
  • Penne Arrabiata with Pancetta in a Spicy Marinara Sauce $13.95

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440
Email:

08:57 Showers/thundershowers expected today across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Tuesday June 20th 9:00am.. A slow moving cold front oriented Northeast-southwest is currently located through west/central NB and id moving east. This front is expected to cross PEI this afternoon with showers/thundershowers. A second weather disturbance now located in New … Continue reading

Monday June 19, 2017

23:01 Lupines »Pedaling PEI
21:02 Home and Healing »Rose Chintz Cottage
21:02 House Painter Needed in Kensington (18 Words) »PEIinfo.ca | New Topics
Any chance someone might be able to recommend a quality house painter for the Kensington/Malpeque area?

Thanks....
21:01 Brendon Wallace - Obituary »History of Alma & Lauretta
21:01 Kerras Trent Jeffery - Obituary »History of Alma & Lauretta
21:01 One Button »justpictureit
photo - One Button

Another view, just a slight turn, almost the same settings:

19:01 News: Edition 1 »The Dominee Huisvrouw
17:01 Kerras' work at Iceboat Rarities & Antiques, Cape Traverse »--< Backroad Folkart by Kerras Jeffery >--
15:11 Notice of Planning Department Public Meeting on June 27 »City of Charlottetown
2017-06-19 City Council will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 27 at 7 p.m. at City Hall - Council Chambers
10:58 Daily Specials for Monday, June 19, 2017 »Casa Mia Daily Specials

The Daily Specials at Casa Mia Restaurant for Monday, June 19, 2017 are:

  • Pappardelle Boscioca $ 14.95 Pancetta, mushroom, beef strips, cream sauce and Marsala Wine
  • Chicken Parmesan Sandwich $13.95 Homemade chicken parmesan on a toasted baguette with a small ceasar
  • Tomato Parmesan soup 5.99

Casa Mia Restaurant
131 Queen Street
Charlottetown, PE
Telephone: (902) 367-4440
Email:

09:09 Warm and muggy conditions expected today and tomorrow across PEI.. »peistormchaser
Monday June 19th, 9:10am.. A cold front oriented NE-SW is located across New England this morning. This front is moving slowly eastward and is expected to move into the Maritimes late tonight then across PEI tomorrow. Very warm and humid … Continue reading
08:54 Sessions Open to the Public to Create Canada 150 Mural Mosaic »City of Charlottetown
2017-06-19 The City of Charlottetown has partnered with Mural Mosaic and invites the public to participate in
07:34 Annoyed »Island Musings
I am annoyed by my ignorance of the rich historical significance of the region I grew up in. I do not recall being taught about The French and Indian war in school and yet I lived almost within sight of Fort William Henry. Each time I rode to my grand parents I would pass Fort&ellipsis;Read the full post »
01:01 Cycling the bridge »Pedaling PEI

Sunday June 18, 2017

23:01 Fougere »justpictureit
photo - Fougere

Still-soft, spring ferns are such a delight. I wish we could smell the woods here.

21:25 Cars 3 races to $53.5 million on Father’s Day weekend! »John Cairns Blog
Box office news: Cars 3 has halted Wonder Woman’s two-week reign atop the domestic box office. Lightning McQueen and the rest of the race cars finished with $53.5 million to the DC superheroine’s $40.8 million. You’d think Disney would be pleased. Unfortunately, this is the worst opening ever for a Cars movie. The first Cars […]
13:29 France Election, Part II: parliamentary vote results today »John Cairns Blog
Today, the second round of voting finishes in the French parliamentary election. Yes, that’s right, folks; their presidential vote wasn’t the end of it, they had to go through yet another vote for parliament, too.   The expectation, based on how the first round turned out last week, is that Emmanuel Macron’s party En Marche! […]
09:19 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper 50 Years Later Still Breaking Records »NJN Network

The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band continues breaking record charts on both sides of the Atlantic.

The post The Beatles Sgt. Pepper 50 Years Later Still Breaking Records appeared first on NJN Network.

09:19 The Beatles Sgt. Pepper 50 Years Later Still Breaking Records »NJN Network

The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band continues breaking record charts on both sides of the Atlantic.

The post The Beatles Sgt. Pepper 50 Years Later Still Breaking Records appeared first on NJN Network.

07:38 My dad »Island Musings
Never more happy than with his grand children. 
05:53 It would be funny if… »Island Musings
Hello! Gordon’s pizza?- No sir it’s Google’s pizza – So it’s a wrong number? – No sir, Google bought it – OK. Take my order please – Well sir, you want the usual? – The usual? You know me? – According to our caller ID, in the last 12 times, you ordered pizza with cheeses,&ellipsis;Read the full post »

Saturday June 17, 2017

21:01 Old tractors »Pedaling PEI
21:01 Clouds »justpictureit
photo - Clouds

I experimented with framing, adding the white frame to the original. In the second shot, I added contrast to the original. Any preferences?

17:01 A Garden Tour »Aiken House & Gardens
13:00 Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby case »John Cairns Blog
You know, in the good old days I used to wake up on Saturday mornings to TV shows like Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. Today, I wake up to the news that Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial.
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