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Sam’s Ses Challenge #8: Weather

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Record Lows Bring Winter Wonderland

Yesterday was officially the coldest January 13th on record here in this part of Ontario. Temperatures surpassed the previous minimum, originally set in 1918 and matched in 2004 (which was incidentally less than a fortnight after I moved here). At … Continue reading

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Sun Dog Days

In Southern Ontario, this time of year is characterised by wild weather swings. The day before yesterday it got up to 20ºC (68ºF) and everyone was out in their gardens in shorts. Then this morning we woke to heavy, wet, … Continue reading

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Arizona’s Still Bleeding: Pearl Harbor

The first of this week’s photo challenges is Ancient from Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack? If you look back through some of my previous blogs, you’ll see I’m lucky enough to have been to many Ancient places. Yet exactly what … Continue reading

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Ice Storm

As you can imagine, after three weeks in Hawaii (more blogs about that to follow, I promise!), coming home to a Canadian winter was quite a shock to the system. Especially when the weather had an extra treat for us … Continue reading

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Winter One-derland

Another week, another tenuous combination of travel themed photo challenges. Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack? theme this week is ‘Winter‘, whereas the Daily Post’s word is ‘One‘. Here’s what I came up with…. And please don’t forget to follow me on … 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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