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About idreamoftobermory

Hiker, kayaker, canoeist, cross-country skier, cyclist, wanderer, adventurer.

Sept. 27, 2015: The Bruce Trail Zaxes

First of all, I would like to thank our superb guest bloggers who have offered their literary and photographic gifts for the past two hikes.  Much appreciated and many thanks. Now, without further ado, and with apologies to Dr Seuss, … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015: Uphill in All Directions, or, Our First Ever Awards Ceremony!

Tis the season for awards, and so, without further ado, the Limestone Ladies are proud to announce the First Ever Limestone Ladies Academy Awards.   You can read all about the nominees in today’s blog. Our first nomination is in the … Continue reading

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May 31, 2015: The Tangled Roots We Weave

Today’s post is about roots: both literal and figurative.   The inspiration comes from the writhing, tortuous roots we encountered along the trail on today’s hike.   Seeing how these roots have grown, spread, and connected over years of surviving and thriving … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015: Things That Grow On Rocks

There is nothing quite as invigorating as doing a long strenuous hike and then getting up the very next day and… doing it again!   After a delicious breakfast at our Lake Eugenia hideaway, the group set out for another intimate … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015: There’s a braid in a bag in a box…….

Spring had finally arrived and the Limestone Ladies were ready to celebrate!  We knew there would be few flowers on the trail this early in the season, so we decided that we would be the spring flowers.   Our lovely ladies … Continue reading

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March 29, 2015: Danger Lurks in the Pretty Valley

It’s time for a historical review!   It seems like a very late spring this year, but digging through the archives, I came upon the following photos: Here we are on March 24, 2013:  Note: no snow, but still lots of … Continue reading

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Sunday March 8, 2015: No Two Alike!

Forget the runways of New York!  Ignore the salons of Milan! Never mind Paris Couture!  The Limestone ladies debuted their smash-hit fashion sensation on this hike:  The Dolly Hiking Hat! (Named after our benefactor and hat creator, Dolly E.!) We … Continue reading

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November 23, 2014: A Question of Sanity

Before I relate the story of this month’s hike, I must begin with a cautionary tale: Ladies, you must not trust a Handsome Stranger.  He will break your heart.  You will recall the Handsome Stranger we met on our October … Continue reading

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October 25, 2014: H is for Handsome Stranger

This weekend the Limestone Ladies celebrated our second anniversary.  730 days have elapsed since we took our first steps at Queenston Heights!  Last year we celebrated with jewellery and wine.  This year, the fun began with the Scavenger Hunt. The … Continue reading

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September 28, 2014: Whine and Cheese Party

Before I begin describing the antics of this month’s hike, I want to provide some updates on the Limestone Ladies and their extra-curricular hiking escapades. A hiker from our group traveled to Singapore where she naturally went hiking and met … Continue reading

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