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October 22, 2016: The Food Blog

I have been roaming the Web and note that food blogs are all the rage these days.  Numerous folks with formidable taste-buds, well-stocked pantries, top-notch thesauruses and  expensive cameras release their food explorations in blog form.  I note that grammar … Continue reading

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September 11, 2016: Move Over, Rio!

Rio de Janeiro, get over yourself!  Wiarton, Ontario has emerged as the hot new Olympic/Paralympic venue.  It’s where all the buff athletes of the International Trail Olympics go to strut their toned thighs and rippling abs.  And this blog was … Continue reading

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Sept. 10, 2016: A Few of My Favourite Things

With predictions of thunderstorms and wild wind and rain, the naysayers were out in fine form.  “You’re going out to hike in that?” they cried, from the depths of their La-z-boy recliners.   But when we heard today’s weather forecast, we … Continue reading

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June 12, 2016: Soxy Ladies

Another gorgeous day on the Bruce Trail! We set out from Inglis Falls, early enough to beat the tourist rush. We soon found ourselves in a green and leafy wood, enjoying the shade and the easy walking. We have become … Continue reading

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June 11, 2016: Cracks, Crevices and Cubism

After the wonky weather we’ve been having, the ladies were delighted to set out on a warm morning.  Overcast and a bit drizzly, yes, but warm! I am going to ignore the first few km of our hike because it … Continue reading

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May 01, 2016: Highways and Byways

After yesterday’s spectacular weather, we were a bit despondent to see gray skies and rain this morning.  But… this would not be our first hike in inclement weather.  So, the ladies did what the ladies always do; put on a … Continue reading

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April 30, 2016: No Trespassing!

One fine spring morning, a group of happy hikers tumbled out of their cars and onto the River Kwai side trail in beautiful Grey County.  There were many reasons for these lovely ladies to be excited: back on the trail … Continue reading

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Sunday March 20, 2016: A Pilgrimage, of sorts

I have been contemplating the concept of pilgrimage.  One of the LLs will be heading to Spain this fall to walk the Camino de Santiago and we are all excited for her.  It has given me pause to explore the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2016: Emeralds, Rubies and Diamonds

Welcome back, Limestone Ladies!  This is our fourth spring hiking season on the Bruce Trail.  And what a way to kick off the season! After being trail-less for the past few months, the Ladies were excited to be back in … Continue reading

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November 22, 2015: Only a Few Flakes!

As we prepared for our hike last Sunday,  unnerving weather reports swirled around.  Snow squall warnings, possible road closures, predictions of snowfall ranging from 5 – 25 cm.  What’s a hiker to do? As we debated whether to postpone the … Continue reading

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