Monthly Archives: October 2013

Travel Theme: Stone Horizons

Travel and photography. The two go together like… well… two things that really go together. Unsurprisingly then, there are several travel blogs out there that include regular photo challenges. Two of my favourite challenges are on Where’s My Backpack? and … Continue reading

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Where was Jaspa?

On June 10th I posted a pair of photos and again asked the question, Where’s Jaspa? Usually I write a follow-up blog within a day or two. But while reading Locked Up In Bodie Ghost Town by Ben from Flights. … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Brown

I’ve recently come across a great blog called Where’s My Backpack?, which includes a Travel Theme challenge as a weekly feature. Ailsa, the blog’s owner, will post a collection of photos on a particular theme, then invite her readers to … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls: A Year in Pictures

When we decided to visit Niagara Falls for the day a couple of weeks ago, I thought I should be able to get a blog post out of it. Then one became two. And two became three. This is the … Continue reading

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Farewell, Maid of the Mist?

In 1846, the very first Maid of the Mist steamed away from the dock and headed into the jaws of Niagara Falls. Since then, millions of tourists – including presidents, royalty and movie stars – have flocked to experience this … Continue reading

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Giving Back

A few months ago I wrote a blog called Belonging, which included a bit about a friend’s citizenship ceremony. While welcoming Canada’s newest citizens, the presiding judge emphasized the importance of giving back to the community. She felt that volunteering … Continue reading

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