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A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

A Spontaneous Day Trip to Ottawa

I’ve never been to Ottawa. Few can scarcely believe me as the words leave my lips, but its true. This past week I had the opportunity to make a spontaneous day trip out there and managed to get a few nice pictures despite the chilling cold! Readers take note: It’s January. In Canada. The green(ish) … Continue reading

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona, Arizona

That photo above was one of the first I took on our trip – believe it or not, it was taken from the car, through the window! We arrived in Sedona pretty late in the afternoon after landing in Phoenix, getting the rental car, and driving in. We checked into our hotel, rested just a … Continue reading

Farewell For a Week and a Poem

Farewell For a Week and a Poem

I’m getting ready this weekend for my long-anticipated week-long trip to Sedona, Arizona – we leave quite early Monday morning. My goodness am I going to miss that little face next week; Powder gets to stay behind and hang out with my brother! Powder is going to be ten years old this coming May. In … Continue reading

Bronte Harbour

Bronte Harbour

About a week and a half ago, I got the opportunity to explore Bronte Harbour in Oakville and enjoy some of the serene views. It was a gorgeous day so there were lots of people and wildlife out enjoying the weather before cool autumn temperatures set in for good. With partial cloud coverage all day, … Continue reading

Empire Sandy, Toronto Harbourfront

Empire Sandy, Toronto Harbourfront

I also got the opportunity to see the inside of Empire Sandy this past weekend. It was ‘Doors Open’ Toronto this weekend, which I’ve never actually heard of before and would love to take more advantage of next year. Toronto.ca describes ‘Doors Open Toronto’ as “a city-wide celebration offering free, rare access to more than … Continue reading

The Music Garden, Toronto Harbourfront

The Music Garden, Toronto Harbourfront

The weather was just fabulous in Toronto and the surrounding areas this weekend – temperatures stayed in the high 20’s both Saturday and Sunday! I spent all of Sunday walking and enjoying the sun and some of the beauty and history Toronto has to offer. The Music Garden along the Toronto Harbourfront runs on Queens Quay from about … Continue reading