Our Knight In Shining Honour!

On May 23rd M and I were invited to attend an award ceremony at the Flesherton-Markdale Legion in honour of his Dad’s military service during the Second World War, in particular the liberation of France from the Germans.  This week the story was all over the local newspapers on the Bruce Peninsula and here is copy of the article and photo that […]

September Long Weekend 2014

Here we are and it’s September 1st, our first labour day weekend at the cottage and another Canadian summer has come to an end (well at least for anyone with students going to school).  But this year we don’t have to pack up our things and head back to BC.  It seems strange to see […]

Weekend at the cottage!

So all you BC’er’s must be getting pretty tired of all that great summer weather you have been having.  What M and I have noticed is that when the weather is hot and sunny in B.C. then Ontario’s weather is the opposite and this year is no exception.  Everyone here has been moaning about the […]

Cottage Visitors

Last week we had four little visitors knock at our door.  When we went out to see them, they were all cuddled in behind our BBQ and cheeping like babies.  They are very cute and remind me of Lucy when she was a puppy.   Right now these cuties are small enough to hold in […]

Thanksgiving Week!

I went to Ontario on the first of October for my brother in law’s wedding and decided to extend my visit over the Thanksgivings weekend.   This turned out to be a good idea as the weather has been incredibly warm for this time of the year, even better than some of our summer days […]

Beament Island sign gets a paint job !

Beament Island is one of the small islands surrounding Red Bay Ontario where we have our cottage.  Every summer we boat out to Beament Island to explore, have a picnic and just hang out for a time in it sheltered coves and shallow waters.  The island is protected by the Sauble Conservation Authority and maintaince […]