Tag Archives: Ontario

O is for Ontario | #AtoZChallenge

Ontario Ontario lakes Campgrounds, beaches, and seagulls Sunny smell of home Theme: haiku poetry about life and nature Photo my own

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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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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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Upcoming Writing Events

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
After a busy weekend, I am now into Board meeting week! Firstly, Tuesday will be with the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County meeting. We have our annual Words in…

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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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Spring Is Not Available in Your Area — But It’s Happening Somewhere! | #AtoZChallenge

Spring isn’t available in Alberta. We’ll have to try later. Fickle spring Most of April has felt like early March. It’s April 23rd, and once again we wake up to several inches of snow on the ground and a wind … Continue reading

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Visit to Ontario: A Photo Story

Other photo posts 7-Day Photo Challenge 7-Day Nature Photo Challenge Richard Weatherly: Photographer, Author, Poet Winter Photo Challenge: Earth and Sky Deer in Woodland Cemetery

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When a Writer Catches Wind of Weather in Music

The article How Weather Influenced the Music of the ’60s and Beyond (Songwriting News, SongSmith, Nov. 16, 2016), reblogged on this site, discusses a time “when music was heavily influenced by the weather.” I’ve always been a weather person even … Continue reading

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40 Years and Counting

Foggy, drizzly Ontario weather greeted my Ontario friend here in Edmonton this morning during our breakfast reunion. Melanie, who lived in Edmonton from 1990 to 1997, commented, “Where’s my sunny Alberta?” Where, indeed? We’ve certainly had an uncharacteristic abundance of … Continue reading

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