Tag Archives: Outdoors

Finding *Extra* In The Ordinary

Have you ever woken up in the morning feeling grouchy for no apparent reason? That’s my world today as I nurse my coffee and a simmering growl.  There’s no particular explanation for it – I slept well and I feel rested.  There … Continue reading

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Panic In A Pasture

Earlier today I had a conversation with Ally Bean, via the comments section of her blog post on The Spectacled Bean, about an encounter between some cows and a turtle.  Spoiler Alert – the turtle was a total badass. This … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons: Time To Wrap Up June

I can’t believe July is already stomping its feet in the wings waiting for its time on stage … and yet on the other hand, I feel like so much life was crammed into the past 4 weeks. June was a rush of … Continue reading

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It’s All A Matter Of Perspective

Sometimes achieving a goal doesn’t deliver the warm and fuzzy feeling of a job well done. That was the case with our recent completion of the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail in south-central Ontario. Earlier this year, I included the Oak Ridges Moraine Trail on my … Continue reading

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The Changing Seasons: Shedding Winter’s Mantle

This is a very rare double post from me today as I’m juggling two challenges this month. This past weekend I took a drive down to the marina to see how spring and the melting temperatures had changed the area … Continue reading

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