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Snowboard dance

Things are getting really busy at Batawa Ski Hill as they prepare for the opening of the hill for skiing and snow boarding. The snow grooming machine is ready to go and the left technicians are ensuring the the chair … Continue reading

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Along the Trent – Batawa

I’ve been enjoying the low water levels on Lake Ontario and parts of the Trent, taking the time to visit areas that are normally covered under a couple of feet of water, and generally poking about. Above, I’m looking upstream … Continue reading

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The waterline

Poking about at Batawa Images by Katherine © 2012 CKB Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Cool Places, Cool Things

I get to go to cool places and see cool things, some of which you may have seen if you have been to the Dino Dig at Batawa, or to one of many word class museums. Research Casting International makes … Continue reading

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The forgotten colours of fall

Brown, orange, red, yellow and gold – the leaves on deciduous trees provide an ever changing display as we head toward the cold season. We’ve become accustomed to thinking of the fall in this manner, both admiring the beauty and … Continue reading

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Food Lab – The Mushroom Chop

The gang at the Food Lab spent a bit of time with Chef Trevor McMillan in the kitchen at Batawa Ski Hill – his knife skills are amazing! Images and video © 2012 carlykb.com Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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Tenacity

Vegetation is amazing for the way’s that it manages to take root and survive in some very inhospitable places. Sometimes people have to be like vegetation and survive in some very inhospitable places… All images © 2012 carlykb.com Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2012

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The Batawa Connection

Much of my life involves discovered and rediscovered connections to the past – there’s a subtle difference between the two, something that can best be described as ‘oh cool’ and ‘holy moly’ moments in life. The last few weeks involved … Continue reading

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Parks Canada – Cloud Lock 4 Batawa

I made a quick stop to visit the other Parks Canada lock in Batawa – this one is part of the Cloud Lock system. You can see the lock gates holding back the clouds, in much the same way that … Continue reading

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Bata Shoe Museum

With about 1000 items of footwear on display at any given time (from a collection numbering over 10,000), the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto is the place to learn about footwear. Footwear on display ranges from Chinese bound foot shoes … Continue reading

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