Category Archives: Outdoors/Travel

Bucket List: Hiking the Bruce Trail

I have wanted to hike the 885-kilometre (550-mile) length of the Bruce Trail from Tobermory to Niagara in Ontario, Canada, since June 1981. That means we just passed the 36-year point. However . . . First, I am now in … Continue reading

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Summer’s End on a Lake Ontario Shoreline

After a walk in the dog park with Howie the beagle, my day in Oshawa with my sister continued with a visit to the beach at Lakeview Park. Slide Show: Summer’s End on a Lake Ontario Shoreline (15 photos) See … Continue reading

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Dog Days of September

Harmony Valley Park Off-Leash Area in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada is a wonderful place for dogs and people. In the slide show below, join Howie the beagle, my sister, and me on our morning walk through fields and forest. Slide Show: … Continue reading

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Photos from the Air

Flight photographs: Edmonton AB to Toronto ON (day) and return flight (night). Slide Show: Photos from the Air (10 photos)

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Road Trip: Back from Southern Alberta

It’s probably the last hot weekend of the season, was my thought. Can’t waste it. So Saturday afternoon and Sunday were spent with my brother in southern Alberta. I told him when I got there I needed steak. I’m getting … Continue reading

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Fair Skies, Dark Skies

The following slide show is a compilation of photographs taken in Alberta from May to July, 2017. The focus is on sky conditions, with daytime moon interesting cloud formations stormy skies and lightning rainbow smoky skies deep blue fireworks summer … Continue reading

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Birds of Strawberry Creek

Strawberry Creek, Alberta, Canada is where our writers’ retreat was held in May. Post #1, Writers’ Retreat 2017: Strawberry Creek Lodge, consisted of photographs taken inside and outside the lodge. This is post #2, a slide show of the birds … Continue reading

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Canada’s 150th Anniversary — A Special July 1st

Happy 150th birthday to Canada! In honour of this special day, I have compiled some Canadian posts and experiences. Full circle. The crazy thing about this first story is we left Edmonton, Alberta, heading west on the Yellowhead Highway (Hwy … Continue reading

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June 2017 Roundup: Outdoors, Travel, and Photography

While I am away from my blog this week, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme or themes will post each day. Today’s roundup themes are outdoors/travel and photo posts. Outdoors/travel Another Road Trip in … Continue reading

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Writing Hub – Books, Writing, Tips & More…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Official Blog:
Writing: My escape on a writing retreat from 18th – 22nd May was absolutely fabulous. Surrounded by fresh spring greenery, bird song, blue skies, fellow writers and delicious food (cooked for us!)…

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