I stood on the boardwalk in Rondeau Provincial Park beneath Tulip trees, Sassafrass, and Shagbark Hickories. I listened and watched, keeping binoculars at the ready in case I saw any hint of movement along the downed trees or perhaps even a lucky flash of yellow.
It may be early February but I’m going to allow myself a short daydream about strolling the beach at Presqu’ile Provincial Park. If you haven’t been to this Ontario park, check it out:
Ninja-like I was not: the waxless cross-country skis I rented from the park office hummed along as I gained steam down the hill. Combined with the mindless nattering of my inner dialogue, I couldn’t hear anything else. When I reached the crest of the next hill I stopped and listened. A light breeze whispered through evergreens.Continue reading “Winter Mindfulness at Arrowhead Provincial Park”
Our tires crunched over the gravel parking lot, indicating our arrival at our destination about 20 minutes after we left my tiny cottage-apartment in Pembroke. The Wheaten sat upright and whined softly from the back seat. As soon as we released him from his seatbelt he leapt six feet out the car door, nose to ground soakingContinue reading “Petawawa Terrace”
The gallery above and the photos that follow are a handful of my favorites after spending two weeks in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park in late May.