Tag Archives: Mississauga

Light up the Square 

We are just back from Celebration Square for the annual tree lighting ceremony. It’s the first festive event of the season.  Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! Cheryl and Becky

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Rhododendron Gardens

It was a holiday weekend here in Canada, and the weather was beautiful. I thought it would be a great opportunity for me to try running outside. I have slowly built up my time on the treadmill at physiotherapy, but … Continue reading

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New Year

This is what I did New Year’s Day; skated in Mississauga’s Celebration Square. I used to ice skate every week when I lived in Birmingham, but since moving to Canada, which is covered in ice and snow for several months, … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Week

A bit of a week. Becky’s own support worker has started college, apparently, so we won’t be seeing her again. Thanks for that. Becky’s left foot isn’t doing so great, so we’ve had to adjust our thinking a bit. We … Continue reading

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Instagram

I downloaded Instagram last week. It looked interesting, but I had more fun with the Collage App. I was looking at the the App store earlier today and found this super cool Fisheye App…for free. I downloaded it immediately and … Continue reading

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Gardening

We’ve had a couple of decent days finally, so I was able to get out into the garden.  I love getting my hands in the soil, planting seeds, and watching nature. My first daffodils.  There’s lots of other things growing … Continue reading

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Kariya Park

  I have seen the name, Kariya on street names in Mississauga, and thought it was a bit odd.  No wonder,  it is the name of our twin city in Japan!  Not only that, but Mississauga has a built a … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Becky and I are spending an afternoon at the condo. It seemed like a good idea at the time. The reality is dirty, congested, and non-functional. We ignore all the dust, the piles of tile, the cutting machine in the … Continue reading

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Maple Madness

Even though I went early this morning, Bradley House Museum was pretty busy with visitors.  They are running Maple Madness all week, and will likely be packed every day.  The museum is a collection of three buildings showing the development … Continue reading

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March is the Start of Spring

  It’s March, and here, at last, is our first sign of spring. My witch-hazel (Hamamelis virginiana) is in bloom. It’s such a contrast to the snow; so cheerful and bright. Other things to celebrate this month are, Tim Horton’s … Continue reading

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