Category Archives: The Great Outdoors

Hiking to the top of Turtle Mountain

Hiking to the top of Turtle Mountain

Last week-end, during what I am now calling “the best staycation ever” hubby and I spent the entire weekend hiking through some beautiful New Brunswick wilderness. Our longest hike of the week-end (actually our longest hike ever!) took us 10km from highway to the top of Turtle Mountain.  The hiking was actually fairly easy, since…

Will Spring SNOW bring May flowers?

For the last week or so it seems that most morning we wake up to a fresh dusting of snow on the ground.  April, which is usually our rainy month (April showers bring May flowers and all that) has decided to be just another snowy month instead! Although we are somewhat used to strange weather…

Times of Refreshing

There are times in our lives when we need to step back, be silent, find refreshment.  For me, these last two weeks have been one of those times. Hubby and I hopped in the car and drove to the mountains.  A trip we had been planning for awhile, but it could not have come at…

Just for the Record….

On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, we ate dinner on our deck at 7:00 pm.  In short sleeves.  And bare feet. And yes…that is snow you see at the back of the property.  And if snow were a thinking being, I bet it would be wondering how it went from 0 – 30 degrees in a…

Looking Up

Sometimes life becomes so busy that I feel like the days slip by without me really noticing them.  In winter especially, when the days are short, it is not unusual for me to head to work in the dark and head home in the dark and only experience the outside world for the few minutes…

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