2017 Summer Vacation

For the second year running, we’ve rented a cottage with 3 other families. Last year, people said we were crazy, but it worked out so well we decided to do it again this year. The 16 of us got a monster 7 bedroom cottage on Esson Lake, just south of Haliburton for 7 days in…

Ottawa 2017

This past week, my oldest son and I spent 3 days in Ottawa. This was a trip we’ve been planning for several months and there was no real reason to go there, other than a vacation. We packed up and left home at 9am on Sunday and pulled into the National War Museum just before…

Axe Throwing

Back on June 10th, we had some friends up to Peterborough to celebrate a couple birthdays happening around that time. We went out for dinner then to the Peterborough Axe Club. A fun night was had by all throwing hatchets at a target in a tournament style competition. I forget who the winner was, but…

2017 Touch a Truck

The Touch-a-Truck event is something that happens annually at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. It’s a day where the parking lot fills with big trucks of all sorts. Fire trucks, ambulance, transport trucks, cement mixer, and even a zamboni! And the best part is kids (and kid like adults) can climb on and in every…

Port Hope Beach

Back at the beginning of April, the fam jam drove down to Port Hope beach. We had no agenda, and were just looking for a quick change in scenery. There’s not much more to tell. We spent about an hour playing on the beach and at the park and going for a little walk before…

Haute Goat – Bashert Farm

This past weekend we met up with some family at a goat farm near Port Hope. We went there specifically for my wife to try goat yoga. Yes. You read that correctly. Goat yoga. Basically, the same as normal yoga, but with baby goats running around you and jumping on your back. Other than that,…