Just Another Fall Weekend

This past weekend was one of those weekends that felt like we didn’t do anything, but when we looked back was quite eventful. This weekend was supposed to be filled with rain and cold, so we had nothing on the books. Other than a bit of rain Saturday morning, the rest of the weekend was…

Halloween Haunt

Tired of sitting around and watching movies with a pint of ale, Stephanie has been at me for the past couple months to get out and do something different. So when she came up with the idea of going to Canada’s Wonderland for their annual Halloween Haunt, it was tough to resist. The Halloween Haunt…

Bon Echo Photography

I just posted about our weekend in Bon Echo Provincial Park, but wanted to focus on some of, what I think, were some awesome photos that came from it. These were all taken from my small Nikon CoolPix that doesn’t having any functionality to change settings. I’d like to invest in an inexpensive, possibly used…

Bon Echo Provincial Park

So we decided pass on the big family turkey dinner to spend our Thanksgiving weekend at Bon Echo Provincial Park north of Cloyne, Ontario. Even though people said it was crazy to go camping with a two year old in October, the weather was in the mid-20s and perfect! Both Stephanie and I took Friday…

Moving Forward to Researching the Past

Over the past two years I’ve been researching family history as discussed in a previous posting: Looking Back in Time. Using the now famous Ancestry.ca website, I’ve been able to link 1,500 people to my family tree and its very easy to get carried away as I could probably link another 2,000 or so. But…

Sick Boy

Last Tuesday we had to take Patrick to the after hours walk in clinic because he had this extremely dry cough and was finding it hard to catch his breath, which would get him all worked up and frightened. The doctor suggested we take him to the emergency room at Peterborough Regional Health Care Centre…