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Cold day, hot soup

Other than hopping in the jeep and putting the heater on full blast, a cup of hot soup is one of the best ways to warm up a bit on a cold day – this was a cold day and … Continue reading

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Why I don’t wear new shoes

About a month ago I bought a pair of wonderful Montrail trail runners – comfortable, decent support, flexible, an aggressive tread, and I like the look of them. Yes – the look of the shoes is important. New shoes look … Continue reading

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On the trail

I have a few quirks, one of which is that I fear wearing new clothes or shoes as they will no longer be new, and I’ll in some way ruin them. Maybe it’s the prolonged anticipation of wonderful new shoes … Continue reading

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The end of the road

Actually the end of the path and the end of a shortcut between Trenton and Trent Severn Lock 1. I’ve been across this control dam many times while on my way to visit Lock 1 or as part of a … Continue reading

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Better and more beautiful

I saw this little concrete bench while traipsing about in the snow – being snoopy inquisitive I had to go over and see what the lettering on it was all about. Make this world a little better and more beautiful … Continue reading

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Sneakers, heels and boots

Heels? I try to avoid them as they are not comfortable and are a right bother to walk in at the best of times – try walking in the snow, on grass or on the beach. Nope – give me … Continue reading

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Proctor park Conservation Area

I recently posted some pictures and 360 panoramic images from a winter trip to this wonderful area that is just outside of Brighton, Ontario and very close to Presqu’ile Provincial Park. This is a year round destination for many people … Continue reading

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Pop can stove

This is a cool little alcohol stove that can be made from a pop can and a bit of fiberglass insulation.

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The fishing shack

Another old building that I stop to take a look at, and of course, to take pictures of. There are several clues that indicate this was at one point used in some manner that involved fishing, including fishing stuff, the … Continue reading

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Around the lake

A wonderful day outdoors, moments captured with a camera, and I have a picnic lunch. Perfect. It’s not too hot, it’s not too cold, there are no masses of noisy people, no jet skies, and nothing to annoy me. I … Continue reading

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