July 7, 2011

First Stop .

LP , " We were in southern Ontario for a few weeks to visit friends and family.Our first stop was just outside of Ottawa , the capital of Canada , to visit our friend who throws pots for a living. We have been friends for over twenty-five years."





Here is my friend in his back yard looking through a periscope his partner built. It depicts birds found on the tundra in Nunavut where he works as a landscape architect.




Southern Ontario has a lot of canals , rivers and lakes. In my friend's town there are mills such as this one which have been converted into condos.This used to be a wool mill.






We had lunch overlooking this canal.




Here are some pots my friend is working on for an exhibit in Quebec.They still need to be fired in the kiln , drawn on and the slip work added.





Here are examples of his smaller , completed pots.





My friend and his partner have a dog named Olive. Here she is waiting on our dinner.




Olive enjoyed my visit as much as I enjoyed being there.


Olive, " Come back to visit soon ! "





Have a wonderful day.We will be by to visit very soon!
See you tomorrow when we will have a few more stops to share.
the critters in The Cottage.

7 comments:

  1. Wow! Lovely place. Olive looks lovely too...for a woofie. har har har *evil laughs*

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  2. What lovely pottery! And we bet those condos are gorgeous inside. :-)

    We don't live far from where you were...we're in Kingston!

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  3. Fab pics LP...I'd love to live on a canal!!!

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  4. What a beautiful place! And a beautiful Olive!

    Purrs,
    The Chans

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  5. That is a very lovely place - we love Olive in "her" chair!
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

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  6. Those pots are very nice! I would love to life somewhere as cool as that condo on the old wool mill, it looks beautiful!

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  7. That place looks magical and like a nice area to live in!
    P.S. Olive looks adorable in that chair!

    XO K:)

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