Chapman Creek Hike

Yesterday was the double whammy of Thanksgiving Day and Peter's birthday. Lucky guy got a holiday to celebrate his day. In the afternoon we hiked along Chapman Creek. I'd done this hike with Peter once before, years ago on one of my first visits. It was a beautiful day and a really great little hike.… Continue reading Chapman Creek Hike

Thanksgiving Weekend

For me, Thanksgiving always marks the end of summer. It's the last cottage weekend. It's the last long weekend before school starts to get extra crazy. It's the weekend when you pull out scarves and boots and sweaters and start eating as though you're planning to hibernate. Except it feels decidedly non-autumnal around here. Peter… Continue reading Thanksgiving Weekend

The Bachelor Canada

Last night, history was made. And you may have missed it. Wednesday evening was the premiere of the first ever Bachelor Canada. This guy - That's Brad Smith. Brad is a professional football player in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Now, for those non-Canadians of you out there who are impressed, let me burst your… Continue reading The Bachelor Canada

30 Banned Books You Should Read

In honour of Banned Book Week (September 30 – October 6) I’ve compiled this list of banned books that I think you should read. These are books banned for various reasons in various parts of the world. Today I'm fortunate enough to live in a society where I can walk into a bookstore and purchase… Continue reading 30 Banned Books You Should Read