Botanical greenery & flowers, a spring-water lake, wildlife, and with a petting zoo, playgrounds for kids, greenhouses, an observatory, and playing fields for all. Come on in!
The quaint waterfront village of Oka is one of the jewels of this national park rife with biodiversity, heritage, mountains, beaches and marinas. It's the perfect setting for outdoor tourism.
With chicken or without, this savory mushroom sauce together with your choice pasta, ravioli or tortellini is ready in 30 minutes. Also good with Perogies, dumplings and pot stickers.
A family favorite from our house to yours. The perfect salad for family gatherings at holidays, BBQs and picnics. Or just any ole day o the week!
Winter is not for wimps. Though if you've ever had a close look at a snow flake, it's splendor is nothing short of miraculous. Discover the miracle of snow.
A magnificent port. It's the gem of Montreal for us and for visitors from all over the world. The cobblestone streets and many restaurants in Old Montreal. The architecture a lone is worth the visit.
Visiting the Valleyfield marina. Cruising from port to port is my idea of an ideal vacation. The yachts, the restaurants and the fabulous sunsets. Each port has its own character.
The zucchini fruit are among the hardiest "vegetables" in the world and they may be used in countless dishes, even desserts.
Animals we adopted, or, it is more likely that they adopted us and we adapted. And all our lives are richer for it. New photos added 2014.
Sample the history and architecture of a century-old private club in the heart of Montreal. Select few ever visit since it's a member's only Club; you must be referred or come as a guest.
The beauty and fascination of spring inspires and affects all flora and fauna, and human beings as well. This is the time when I carry my camera everywhere I go.
The story of how I wrote and self-published my novels. From the sorry beginning to the bitter end. I don't regret a minute of it.
Ste-Anne is the place to be in summer, especially on Saturdays, market days. The sun, the water, the boardwalk, the restobars, the yachts and the nightlife.
The Belgian endive is light in flavor with a creamy-cooked or crispy-raw texture suited to any garnish, from soups, sauces, salads and delightful appetizers.
This is the magnolia tree my father planted and grew in our front yard which stands over thirty feet tall today. The enchanting blossoms draw spectators and photographers each spring.
A family oriented crime-romance novel includes a dance instructor and a hostage rescuer. Set in Montreal, this unlikely pair work through family and career obstacles in their quest for happiness.
Parkour is the art of displacement; primarily used to train soldiers and other fighters. Today it is used in films, music videos, games, sports and competitions.
I smoked cigarettes for 25 years and half that time I wanted to quit. This is the story of my battle with the tar sticks and my ultimate success.
How to make pizza dough, fast and easy. Pizza toppings from all-dressed to Hawaiian, veggie and smoked meat. Save money and make your own pizza at home, quick and easy.