Tag Archives: Trans-Canada Trail

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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Stop The Train

The handful of you who read my blog Following A Bold Plan, will recognize this building as the Witch’s Hat in Uxbridge, which sits along the Trans-Canada Trail. The Witch’s Hat was built in 1904 as a train station to … 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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August In The Rearview Mirror

What happened to August?  One minute it was July and then in the blink of an eye, I found myself staring down the last handful of days in August.  I’m not ready for summer to be over so quickly. This … Continue reading

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Summer Time Crazy

I’m sorry. I know I haven’t been around much. I blame summer. Maybe I’m just trying to make up for last year’s failure when I moped around with a broken collarbone for the entire summer feeling sorry for myself.  Or … Continue reading

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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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The Journey Has Started

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about our plan to tackle the Trans-Canada Trail – a 21,000 km epic adventure that will likely take at least a decade for us to complete. I was overwhelmed by the interest, … Continue reading

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Winds Of Change Are Blowing

I’ve never been a fan of the month of March. I’ve whined in the past about Mother Nature being on a month-long grouch-fest at this time of year, but this March I decided to embrace a different attitude. March is a month … Continue reading

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An Epic Journey

No one has ever suggested I plan too small, but this time even I am in awe of the adventure we are about to undertake. “We” includes my long-time friend and hiking partner, Helen.  Since our retirement 6 years ago, … Continue reading

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