Cottage in Port Severn

A Cottage in Port Severn: Almost Roughing It

Sometime in March of this year, my parents suggested a weekend at a cottage in Port Severn. It had been many years since my last summer cottage getaway and we were overdue for a bit of communing with nature. I loved the idea! With our new home, almost every weekend has been spent on some sort of renovation or project ...

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Albert Bridge in London

Travel Photo: Albert Bridge in London

Albert Bridge in London stands out from the others. It’s delicate, fanciful in it’s colours and old. During my 2008 visit to London, UK, one Sunday morning, I woke up very early and took a trip to Battersea Park. The goal was to walk through it and make my way to Brompton Oratory for Sunday morning Mass service. Wandering along ...

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Frank Big Nickel sm 620x330 - A Place of Learning: Visiting Sudbury, Ontario

A Place of Learning: Visiting Sudbury, Ontario

Fancy getting up close to a cute, friendly skunk without getting sprayed into smelliness? Or perhaps you want to take an iconic photo of yourself trying to hold the Big Nickel? Since my childhood visit to the mining town of Sudbury, Ontario, there have been many changes to the main attractions. Not surprising since my last visit was when I ...

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Things to take on a road trip

Things to Take On a Road Trip

I’m a planner. My husband Frank is spontaneous.  However, there are certain things that we plan for and take on a road trip – whether they are short one-day excursions or weekend getaways. We could live without them, but they do make the drive more pleasant. In no particular order, our top things to take on a road trip: iPad ...

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NEW spring fog on Crawford Lake Conservation Area - Hiking at Crawford Lake Conservation Area

Hiking at Crawford Lake Conservation Area

I was going through some of my old photos from a few years ago and came across these one that I took at our favourite hiking spot, Crawford Lake Conservation Area, near Milton, Ontario. They were taken in early April 2011, on a foggy day. They inspired me to share some of my favourite things about this special conservation area. ...

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