Toronto Adventures – An Assortment of Weekend Activities

We've been back in Toronto since July, and having a blast. Though we've been pretty tied up with work and back-to-school prep (for me), and fostering with the Annex Cat Rescue, we've also found time to explore the city. Typically we spend our weekends on long walks, punctuated by food and wine. Below are the photos…

Exploring your backyard when you live in Wine Country

For the majority of my life, I grew up in Grimsby, a town in the municipality of "Niagara". This particular municipality is home to the rather famous Niagara Falls, and it's now also home to a flourishing wine industry. The Niagara Wine Industry has grown significantly in the past 30 years. I don't remember much…

Back in Grimsby :: An update on what’s happening with this here blog

If you're reading closely, 2 things are clear: Kevin and I are back in Canada Most of the posts about our travels are describing things have taken place a few months ago At the end of July, Kevin and I booked one-way tickets back to Canada. We'd been in Portugal since early 2015, and had…

Canadian Thanksgiving traditions in Grimsby

It's American Thanksgiving, so it's as good a time as any to write about our adventures during the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. A couple of years ago, I went to Ottawa and spent Thanksgiving weekend with Kevin. While there, I ate the most delicious Thanksgiving dinner that I'd ever had. Since we're back in Grimsby, room-mating…