Category Archives: Hiking

Royal Stewart Tartan: black and red

My grandmother gave me this Royal Stewart scarf with matching gloves in the 60s. She also gave me the same set in black and white plaid. Made in Germany. We had another snow storm last night. The wind was howling … Continue reading

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Biking the lovely trails of Southern Ontario

The bike and hiking trails are endless; walks through forests and along the river paths are plentiful. Conservation areas and inner-city parks are within driving distance of anywhere. I love nature and enjoy the serene beauty of the scenery: from … Continue reading

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Forget-me-not

I love spring and although it’s been taking awhile here in Southern Ontario for spring to arrive in it’s fullness, the evidence is now clear; forget-me-nots, bluebells and daffodils  are blooming in the forest. Warmer days beckon me to come … Continue reading

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Put on Your Hiking Boots

When I’m not dancing, I’d rather be out hiking than cleaning the basement. Lots of time to do that during the long, cold winter! I want to do as much walking before the temperatures drop below freezing. That’s when I … Continue reading

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Autumn Camouflage

Nothing quite so invigorating as traipsing through the woods on a crisp, sunny autumn afternoon – except maybe dancing! A perfect Saturday for me would be going for a walk in the morning, shopping in the afternoon and dancing in … Continue reading

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Dressing down

A walk in the woods doesn’t necessarily mean dressing down in jeans and workboots and a shabby coat. It’s still very easy to to have fun with fashion when doing all sorts of activities. Casual, yes–frumpy, NO! I’m often amazed at … Continue reading

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