Tag: Algonquin Park

life

When Plans Get Derailed

Let’s talk about derailments for a moment, shall we? I have a story to tell. There may be profanity. So be warned. Achray Campground in Algonquin Park.     Photo courtesy of Turnipseed Travel One fall in the early nineties, Hubby and …

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books

Sisters in the Wilderness … and well … Sisters.

Canadian writer and biographer Charlotte Gray wrote a fabulous book a few years ago called Sisters in the Wilderness. Gray’s book is a double biography of iconic early Canadian writers and sisters Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr Traill, authors of Roughing …

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travel

There and Back Again Or My Almost Last Trip to Algonquin Park

I’ve been canoeing in Algonquin Park ever since I met my husband. You might even say we had our first date in a canoe…but that would be exaggerating. After all, our first date was in December. But it was only …

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books

The Lure of the Wilderness: Our Top Five Books

I’ve finally read Bill Bryson’s book A Walk in the Woods. I mentioned it last fall in a post about our weekend hiking trip when Hubby and I went for our own walk in the woods. I remember observing how …

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travel

A Walk in the Woods… or… Algonquin Bound Without a Canoe

This week Hubby and I went for a walk in the woods. A couple of walks, actually. Along the trails in Algonquin Park.             Usually when we walk in these particular woods, we have three or four …

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travel

To The Back of Beyond

Ah yes…it’s summer and we are feeling the call of the road. Back roads, that is. So in answer to that call, a week or so ago my husband and I set off for our first camping trip of the …

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