TRIPS/EVENTS

2017

Kingston Trip – Part 6: Amherst Island, Wildlife, Topsy Farm!


Kingston –Part 1, here we come!
Kingston Trip – Part 2: Gord Downie Memorial 
Kingston Trip – Part 3 Dinner: Amherstview
Kingston Trip – Part 4: Amherst Island Ferry
Birds are flocking! (videos)
We went to the beach, for last swims!




Grandsitting Day 6 (morning)

Grandsitting Day 6: Lombardy Fair

Grandsitting March Madness Day 1
Grandsitting March Madness Day 2
Grandsitting March Madness Day 3
Grandsitting March Madness Day 4
Grandsitting March Madness Day 5
Grandsitting March Madness: Going Home

Max Finkelstein said, "I hope we do better for the next 150 years."

#Canada150

South Wind Brigades PART 1 –arriving @Jones Falls
Hotel Kenny: Jones Falls
Brigades PART 2 – going up Jones Falls locks 42 => 39
South Wind Brigades PART 3 –departing Jones Falls
South Wind Brigade PART 4 – @Chaffeys Lock

Canada Flag by Curtis Wilson
We proudly own one.

2016

October
Ottawa Valley's Great Fire of 1870
Burnt Lands Provincial Park Alvar
Communications Bunker from the Cold War

September
#1 Tupper Lake Trip
#2a The Wild Center (indoors) 
#2b Tupper Lake Trip; outdoor trails

#3 Tupper Lake Trip; the town
#4 Tupper Lake Trip videos
#5 Tupper Lake Painting
#6 Tupper Lake Trip; home again

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Day trip to Golden Lake & Barry's Bay #1Day trip to Golden Lake & Barry's Bay #2Day trip to Golden Lake & Barry's Bay #3
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Napanee Day Trip OVerviewThis is part of our serious lunch trip, 116 km!
Springside Park Napanee
Godfrey Sculptures Park & Radiance of the Ordinary

Wed., Aug. 24th: Montague, Beckwith; Day Trip: cranes, heron, otter, ducks
Guess who came for dinner?



2015

Trip to Belleville for Jack-in-the-pulpit

My photos of our journey include:
fire in NapaneeTyendinaga Mohawk Territoryfuneral in Deserontotagged trains (hubby likes trains!), lunch in Napanee (beside the canal), and lots of sights, smells, and sounds.



Wolfe Island – What a delightful time hunting Snowy owls!

BABYSITTING 2014




Rideau Lakes Artists Tour 2014
Chaffeys Lock Cemetery and Clear Lake CemeteryRideau Ferry Dock Opening
Daycation to Burnstown's House and Garden Tour
Ottawa's Cancer Survivor Park



We visited Vancouver, Fort Langley, Surrey (for the wedding), Stanley Park in May. I am slowly processing my photos, deleting the duds and grouping the various locales.


We have much fun visiting events in Ontario.
There are tons of festivals from which to choose. Many activities for we retirees!

Waiting for the Puppets Up! show

Puppets Up! in Almonte 2013

The parade!   – and the sights and sounds!   


1. Maxville's Glengarry Highland Games –sights and sounds
2. Glengarry Highland Games –sheep dogs, police, bands, heavyweight competitions! 
3. Final set of photos: Glengarry Highland Games



Lots going on: 




Tall Ships in Brockville 2013

What an amazing sight to see!
I created a few posts to better organise my photos!
We went onboard the PeacemakerMist of Avalon,
You can check out all of my ship photos here
This post features a slide show of the harbour sights. It was quite the event.





We travelled to BC in 2013!


Post #4 Next, we went to Duncan: Totem Poles

Wildlife in Muskoka: Algonquin Park wolves

In Algonquin Park

Moose Hunting in Algonquin Park: information & videos

Our 2009 trip north to Lake Superior 

Lake Superior Park: Gargantua Bay



Puppet Travelers: 

Granddaughter, Jofee,
helped me buckle him in!
Muffin Muncher, the dragon puppet, and Sir John, the dog puppet.
They are terrific travelers. They never get car sick. They love visiting. People smile when they see either of them.

  1. Sir John climbed the Dorset Tower
  2. Muffin went to Wheelers Pancake House!
  3. Sir John went to Prince Edward County Marine Museum
  4. Muffin Muncher visited the Perth Garlic Festival
  5. Sir John went to Kingston, and met Sir John
  6. Puppets Up!
  7. Sir John went to Stewart Park in 2011
  8. Faery Fest
  9. Smiths Falls House & Garden Show
  10. Herbfest in Almonte
  11. Festival of the Maples
  12. Sir John at Fort Henry
  13. Garlic Festival 2011
  14. Almonte Celtic Festival 2011
  15. Sir John in Kingston

  16. Art in the Garden Festival
  17. Perth Studio Tour
  18. Muffin Muncher visits the Smiths Falls train museum
  19. Sir John goes camping in MPP
  20. Sir John at Waring House
  21. Sir John and Muffin went to Muskoka
  22. Sir John at Muskoka Lakes Winery & Cranberry Bog
  23. Sir John goes to Tweed & Ottawa
  24. Muffin goes to a birthday party

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