Tag Archives: Ontario

Spring At Last

I just checked in on the blog, and was stunned to see so many people still reading it, so I thought the least I could do is write something. The last post in October had me longing for a rest, … Continue reading

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McDougall Cottage

I spent the afternoon in Cambridge, Ontario at McDougall Cottage. I have rejoined the long sword dancers and went today to celebrate May Day. A bit late, I know, but there was another function last weekend and the dancers couldn’t … 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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Levitation

This was the weekly Photo Challenge from my Facebook group.  There’s been some interesting challenges this year, but this was, by far, the weirdest.  I mean, how do you photograph someone, or something, levitating? Well, as it turns out, there’s … 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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Winter Wonderland

I enjoyed a long walk in Rattray Marsh this morning. Here are some photos I took along the way. The marsh is about a mile from the house. It’s a protected environment, which constantly changes as the water level rises … Continue reading

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20 Year Anniversary

Today is the twentieth anniversary of the car accident that changed our lives forever. A few seconds in a southern Ontario winter storm, and there was suddenly no going back to the lives we had led. I don’t usually think … Continue reading

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Birmingham

Becky and I are off to my home town tomorrow, arriving on Wednesday.  I’ve packed the bags; Tim Horton’s cappuccino, Ziploc freezer bags, and Hershey chocolate bars (although I can’t understand that preference myself).  I shall return with a variety … Continue reading

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Move On Down the Bus

This was commonly heard on the buses in Birmingham, as the driver tried to squeeze as many passengers on as possible. We took the buses everywhere, and still do when we go over to visit, because they are so easy … Continue reading

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Toronto

We’re just back from Toronto Zoo.  The three of us had a great day there, but Tom and I had also had a great day in Toronto last weekend when Becky was still in camp. Last Saturday, we took the … Continue reading

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