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Protester at Toronto City Hall

The cold had a real bite to it today, but Torontonians were too angry to stay home. I arrived early, and funnily enough one of the first people I saw was a former coworker of mine named Mark, holding the great sign above.  We had a brief chat to commiserate about the ridiculousness of the […]

Adventures in Trespassing

House under construction in Leaside

Out for a dog walk one October afternoon, I  came upon this house in the process of being demolished.  We (sadly) pass a multitude of construction sites in our neighbourhood on any given day, but this one was unusual because the bungalow facade still stood.  My sentimental brain began creating a narrative for this place […]

Apple Pickin’ Time

Applewood Farm Winery, Stouffville

There’s something about a change in season that always makes me yearn to get outside with my camera.  As I try to cross things off my “Canadian girl bucket list”, I decided a trip to an apple orchard would kill a few proverbial birds with one stone.  Lucky for me, my intrepid mom was game […]

Lemonade

Beach path and trees at Cherry Beach Dog Park, Toronto, ON

The off-leash dog park at Cherry Beach is a relatively new discovery for us, and it’s been refreshing to take our creatures there at odd hours now that I’m no longer tied to an office job. One of the first things I checked off my to do list was to redesign business cards for both Jody’s […]

What Frost Knew

Path at Cherry Beach, Toronto

The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim […]

Boulders Beach Penguins

Boulders Beach entrance

Times have changed. When Jody was last here, part of the attraction of going to see the African penguins at Boulders Beach was the physical interaction with them.  It was possible to walk along the rocky beach where they lived, and even swim in the water with the small birds.  Sounds idyllic, but the reality […]