Erindale Park

Winter hiking at Erindale Park, Mississauga

After several weeks of gloomy winter days, snowfall and feeling Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), on a chilly January day in 2011, we decided we needed to do some winter hiking at Erindale Park. SAD can be very disruptive to daily life. I was feeling the effects of it, combined with work stresses.Heading into nature always helps me balance my life, ...

Read More »
winter wonderland

Winter wonderland!

On a chilly January night, I was watching a news report on The Weather Network about a recent snowfall in Toronto and surrounding region had finally received. The reporter was asking people in downtown Oakville, Ontario about their thoughts of the snow. They were loving the winter wonderland that was blanketing southern Ontario. Everybody who was interviewed in the segment ...

Read More »
Getting outdoors in the winter in Toronto

Getting outdoors in the winter in Toronto

For city dwellers like myself, driving into potential snow squalls and whiteout conditions in the winter to get to a favourite conservation area or park, is something to avoid. Getting outdoors in the winter in Toronto can be a chore. However, we don’t have to miss out on the pure enjoyment of a nature scene just after a fresh snowfall, ...

Read More »