Something from Nothing 

There is a wonderful children’s book called Something from Nothing. It’s by one of my favourite Canadian authors of that genre, Phoebe Gilman. I was reminded of this book recently when I decided to create something from nothing. Once the Continue reading

NHS Twin Falls Tea House  

The beauty of the hike to the twin falls area was enough enticement to do the 20 km round trip hike. The icing on the cake was this amazing Continue reading

NHS Fort Walsh

The wide open sky and the huge rolling hills alongside the cattle grazing filled my soul. The setting of this National Historic Site pulls at my roots.  Continue reading

Motherwell in Symphony 

Today’s Guest blogger is an on-line acquaintance of mine. She’s my go to plant identifier and I love her photography on Instragram as we share many of the same interests except she’s also big into birds. Now that she sent me her Continue reading

NHS – Roger’s Pass

There is far more here than meets the eye of the average motorist, ourselves included. Our past history includes a few Continue reading

Canada 150 Park Pass – Rideau Canal

I promise you we weren’t rowdy and we were law-abiding (more on that later in a different post). It turns out you don’t even really need a Parks Canada pass to enjoy the beauty of this setting.

I strongly suspect that the local population rarely remember how Continue reading

Just when you thought you’d seen it all! 

Seriously just when you thought you’d seen as far as the mind (not mine) could go something tops it. Then something else jumps out and grabs your attention. Before you know it the list of weird things is longer than the list of classics.  Continue reading