Snowy local winter walk

Watching the Toronto news yesterday, I noticed a lot of time was devoted to covering the first blast of winter we received in the city. Viewer submitted YouTube videos were shown, first hand eyewitness accounts were shared, and who knows, they may even have had forensic reports on the matter, I don't know for sure,... Continue Reading →

Halfway Lake Provincial Park

I don't camp as much as I once did, but it was nice to head north for a few days of peace and quiet. The chosen destination: Halfway Lake Provincial Park located about an hour north of Sudbury Ontario. Shortly after arrival at the park, a few of the locals could be heard making noise.... Continue Reading →

1st Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show

This morning I was planning to run errands, but then I remembered the First Annual Yorkville Exotic Car show was on. There's not much that would deter me from going to see Porsches and Ferraris spanning 7 decades of design excellence, so of course, I went. Did I mention there would be Porsches? I've been... Continue Reading →

Paradise Found – Again

If you've read this blog for a while you know one of my favourite birding destinations, my oasis, my personal paradise, is Tiny Marsh near Georgian Bay in Ontario. I visit the marsh year round and am always fascinated with how much it changes from one visit to the next. Somehow I seem to miss... Continue Reading →

Saturday outing to Sam Smith Park

What a great Easter holiday! Yesterday's outing was great and today's trip to Sam Smith just added to an already great weekend. At Sam Smith today the weather was great (unseasonably warm), and the birds were pleased about it. The birding season is not yet at a high point, but it didn't make the day... Continue Reading →

Spitting in the Wind

If you live in Ontario, you've likely figured out that when it comes to frigid winter temperatures, you basically have two choices: 1. Stay warm & lazy indoors or 2. Bundle up and get out there. Today, urged on by cabin fever, I chose to brave the cold and enjoy the great outdoors! The temperatures... Continue Reading →

Fall Road Trip into Farm Country

Thanksgiving weekend was the perfect time to take advantage of the holiday downtime and see some of southern Ontario's fall foliage. Leaving Toronto somewhat early in the day (well, early for a night owl enjoying a long weekend) allowed for a few hours of wonderful morning light. This light brought out the vibrant hues of... Continue Reading →

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