Category Archives: Trip

South East Ontario Covid Loyalist Getaway

This side of the Ottawa and St. Lawrence Rivers is one of the major settlement areas for losing side Loyalists from the American Revolution. In my view, the American Revolution was the first Civil War. It wasn’t Americans vs British. … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes

Christmas blessings and prayers for you, family, friends. Peace on earth. Sue and I travelled a lot this year. Much of it to attend funerals of family and friends. To Toronto for son Simon’s father-in-law, Jim Ekins. To New Jersey … Continue reading

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Hike to Dogtown

Hiked to Dogtown Commons on Cape Anne with my two oldest grandsons this morning. Mushrooms, toads, even a small snake were some of their endless discoveries. Listening to Charlie nine, son of Lisa and Verity, and Owen, seven, son of … Continue reading

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Visiting Hull House – child health is an historic concern

While in Chicago for the Bluesfest, Sue and I visit Hull House – a mecca for those of us committed to community run services. It operated from 1889 to 2012. The neighbourhood around it changed from rail and stockyard workers … Continue reading

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