Category Archives: Outdoor Stuff

Take Me To The Chapel

Several weeks ago another blogger, Rebel Girl, introduced me to a book called Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Ontario by Ron Brown. I’ve been seduced in the past by the promise of similarly titled books, only to be … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons – Year 4

I’m back for a 4th year of Changing Seasons – a monthly blogging event that celebrates the changes in our world throughout the year. Depending on where you live, weather certainly can play a huge part in those changes, but … Continue reading

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Wrapping It All Up

It’s been a frenetic month and I’m in a full out sprint to the finish line. The month, the year, and Cardinal Guzman’s Changing Seasons are all coming to an end.  The word is that Su Leslie at Zimmerbitch is … Continue reading

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I Love November

For the first time in two years, Gilles and I are on vacation, and this month’s Changing Seasons post is being sent to you while I’m on the road. Greetings from Greece! I could fill this entire post with the … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Tropics

When you think of Canada (which hopefully you do at least once in a while), do images of white sandy beaches, tropical temperatures, and palm trees come to mind?  In October? Apparently for the producers of the TV series, Designated … Continue reading

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October Life

What a whirlwind of a month!  I give October top marks for a month of great weather allowing plenty of outdoor adventure. Overall, the unseasonably warm fall has meant that we are about 3 weeks behind changing leaf colour and … Continue reading

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Gateways To The Lake

Along the southern shore of Lake Simcoe runs a small country-like road with a single lane in both directions – shared by pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.  On a warm summer day, it’s a busy place. Travelling down this road, one … Continue reading

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September, And It’s Hot

Don’t let the summer weather fool you.  The calendar says it’s September. It’s been hot, and it feels odd to have July-like temperatures in early autumn when the leaves are turning yellow and red. My photo library continues to fill … Continue reading

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Bouncy Fun

In my last post, I promised that I would be revisiting the play area of the fall fair I unexpectedly found at the end of last week’s bike ride. But the story actually started earlier this summer when Husband turned … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Country

There are many things I don’t expect to find on a weekday afternoon while riding a bike trail in the countryside … and yet, it’s still possible to surprise me. Fall fair season is gearing up, and over the next … Continue reading

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