i am a neutered male, orange tabby and white domestic shorthair.
the shelter staff think i am about 1 year and 11 months old.
i was surrendered to the shelter by my owner.
i have been at the shelter since feb 08
i love to: chase! let's play with some toys that will engage me mentally and use up my energy.
i have: a very playful side. i'm an independant guy that likes to play.
i get along well with: adult experienced feline owners.
i'd rather not: cuddle too much. i like my own space.
i need: a home without children, as i play too rough for their liking. my style of play is not enjoyed by most feline companions so i would be best as the only feline in the home.
help the ottawa humane society find new loving homes for me, and for more animals like me: ...
Homemade ice cream can be a pain in the neck, but popsicles? You have NO excuse not to make popsicles. Just buy a mold (or rig up some dixie cups), pour in various liquids that taste good, and wait for the magic to happen.
"Poptail" is a fun way to say "cocktail in popsicle form," which is a concept we can all get behind.
Here are some recipes to get you started:
1. French 75 Popsicles -- A classy frozen take on the French 75 (champagne, gin, lemon). Recipe here.
2. Bloody Mary Popsicles -- Definitely breakfast-appropriate. Recipe here.
3. Blueberry Moonshine Popsicles -- Bonus points if you brew the moonshine in your own bathtub. Recipe here.
4. Maple Brown Derby Cocktail Pops -- A "Brown Derby" is traditionally made with grapefruit, honey, and bourbon. Recipe here.
5. Strawberry Champagne Popsicles -- Recipe here.
6. Cucumber Honeydew Margarita Popsicles ...
The City’s Fireworks By-law outlines the rules around fireworks use. Anyone planning to have fireworks displays over the Victoria Day weekend should do so in a safe and courteous manner, keeping in mind the NOISE BY-LAW!!!
Consumer fireworks may be discharged on the day of, the day before or the day after Victoria Day. They must be discharged by someone 18 years or older, and on private property, with permission of the property owner. The fireworks display must not cause danger or nuisance to any person or property.
It is also important to note that the sale of consumer fireworks, except on Victoria Day and the seven business days immediately preceding Victoria Day, is prohibited.
Firecrackers are prohibited from being used or sold in the City of Ottawa or Province of Ontario. Anyone selling, purchasing or using firecrackers within the City of Ottawa is in violation of the Fireworks By-law ...
everything's so much more dramatic in slow motion.. especially peaches and lucky playfighting!!
if your travels take you thru carleton place this long victoria day weekend, be sure to check out this new canadian landmark mural, painted on the wall facing the former mississippi hotel, where legendary canadian singer stompin' tom connors wrote his classic song 'big joe mufferaw'.. this wonderous work is the creation of ottawa artist shaun mcinnis.. nice job!!!!
he’s become an online sensation, sharing stunning photos and videos of earth from space during his 5-month stay on the international space station. but after handing over command of the station ahead of his return to earth, our canadian hero, astronaut commander chris hadfield had one more treat for fans back home: a rendition of david bowie’s 'space oddity.' it's believed to be the first music video filmed in space, already viewed over half a million times, and has even moved bowie himself to show his appreciation, tweeting: CHRIS HADFIELD SINGS SPACE ODDITY IN SPACE! 'Hallo Spaceboy…'
an annular solar eclipse will create a dazzling 'ring of fire' in the sky tonight for those living down under..
for us, we can watch it online -- starting at 5:30p edt -- at events.slooh.com.
you can also download a free iPad app and just tap on the 'broadcast' icon to watch.
never give up hope!! and always look for the silver lining..
he gave such an entertaining, colourful interview, so here's a comedic twist to such a rare happy ending!!!!
warning!! what you are about to see cannot be unseen..
is this a kissing booth you'd like to try?? ;)))
students across canada are celebrating 'music monday' with a sing-a-long with chris hadfield at high noon edt today!!
this will be his final live connection with earth before coming home early next week..
watch and hear it here: http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/webcast.asp
The easiest and most brain-meltingly awesome recipe you'll ever know.
Every now and again something comes along that alters the way you look at the universe. For instance, did you know that at no point in ‘Humpty Dumpty’ does it mention he’s an egg!? No wonder it was so bloody hard to put him back together! And if that wasn’t mindblowing enough, we then discover than you can combine flour and ice cream to make bread..
Take your favourite flavour of ice cream, throw in some flour, whack it in the oven, and bingo! Ice cream bread is born. And about time too. [And this article was completely stolen from www.morebeans.com]
We almost feel silly creating an instructions section, because it really is that easy to make.
First up, put two cups of ice cream (any flavour) into a mixing bowl. Add one and a half cups of self ...