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5 Reasons to Love Suburban Running

5 Reasons to Love Suburban Running

I grew up in the Suburbs, spent college in a City (Boston), and now live in the Country.  I spent years complaining about the suburbs.  When choosing where to live, I told my husband I either wanted to live in an urban or rural landscape. […]

Hometown Thoughts (ToL#2)

Hometown Thoughts (ToL#2)

When people ask me what my home town is I’m always a little baffled.  Do I tell them the town in New Brunswick where I was born, or the town near Toronto where I lived as a kid?  I generally opt for the town I […]

Summer Running

Summer Running

Good Tuesday morning!   Today I’m joining in with the Tuesdays on the Run blog post prompts.  Because I didn’t really have a running goal this month I’m going to write about last week’s prompt: What do you love/hate about summer running?  And seeing as […]

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Family Biking in Niagara-on-the-Lake

My parents live in the Niagara Region of Ontario and I spent my high school years there (I mostly stayed in Boston once I went to college, but have spent a fair bit of time up there as an adult).  I headed up there this […]

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

5 Easy Hikes/Walks At Forillon National Park

Forillon National Park is at the tip of the Gaspesie Penisula in Quebec Canada.  It is a Penisula itself with the Gulf of the St. Laurence to the North and the Bay of Gaspe to the South.  The Peninsula is the tip of the International […]

Thoughts on Halfs and Water Balloons (TOL #1)

Thoughts on Halfs and Water Balloons (TOL #1)

Back when I used to blog on this domain I used to participate in Thursday’s are for Thinking Out Loud.  Because it’s my first time doing it in quite some time (and I lost my blog archive from back then) I’m starting back at #1. […]

A mini Flashback – Onandaga Lake

A mini Flashback – Onandaga Lake

I have a trip coming up where I’ll be spending a night in Syracuse New York.  Before carrying on to my next destination I’m planning on taking my dog for a walk at a nearby park which happens to be along the shore of Onandaga […]

Learning in a Middle School Parking Lot

Learning in a Middle School Parking Lot

Like many new parents we had fears when we found out we were expecting.  The fears that I remember most vividly however were: For him: who would watch the kids while we worked?  His mom stayed home with him for several years then his parents […]

Friday Five: Favorite Cookbooks

Friday Five: Favorite Cookbooks

I have owned so many cookbooks over the years.  Like probably 40 or 50 different cookbooks.  I had Indian Cooking cookbooks, specialized diet cookbooks and just about every vegan cookbook I could budget in for a while.  But only a few books have really peeked […]

Ode to treadmill

Ode to treadmill

People laughed when we first brought you home.  “It will be a coat rack before you know it”, people claimed.  “You run trail”, they told my husband. “What about your dog”, they told me.  But still we brought you into our house. As our basement […]