July 30, 2017

I’m not sure why Alberta didn't name a town after Meat, but Nova Scotia definitely has one up us.

Seriously, what Albertan would not make a pilgrimage to Meat Cove!?  Meat Cove earned its name honestly, it was once a loading facility for Europeans to export moose,...

July 24, 2017

 After leaving the Bay of Fundy we drove east to the Hopewell Rocks. Located on the shores of the Bay of Fundy these tidal eroded rocks are a marine wonder. The tidal fluctuations allow you to walk on the sea floor itself. So cool! It was hard to believe that the weird...

July 24, 2017

Unfortunately,  Fundy National Parks construction schedule for both the salt water outdoor pool and the water falls wading pool were planned for July, during our visit.  I’m not sure how that happens, but both facilitates would have helped battle the 32 C weather that...

July 20, 2017

We heard him before we saw him, a loud exhale above the water. The sound of rushing air filled the cove beneath us. The sound drew our eyes to the right spot and we saw the whale surface, grab a new breath and continue on his journey. WOW!! Our hearts skipped a beat we...

July 20, 2017

Holy cow, there are a lot of trees here in New Brunswick.  I can see why the British wanted New Brunswick to supply the navy with raw materials for their fleet.  There are trees everywhere!  After overloading our brains with the knowledge from the oldest of Canadian ci...

July 14, 2017

Now that a week has passed, and I've had time to reflect on the magical appearance of my sister's family rolling through Ontario, I can finally fulfill my blog obligation (blobligation?)! 

Camper in tow, and stuffed to the brim with kids and dog and fun and energy and L...

July 8, 2017

One of the great things about visiting Montreal was that for the first time in their lives our kids realized that their parents could speak french. They actually think Jeff and I are cool. "I didn't know you could do that Mom", I'm glad my schooling in french immersion...

July 8, 2017

Our Canada Day began in the wonderful home of our host Louise on the Gatineau River, just 20 minutes from the parliament buildings. Instead of rushing off to Ottawa first thing in the morning, Louise encouraged us to stay and witness the arrival of Chimeda, the paddlin...

July 7, 2017

The true definition of kindness, when you meet a stranger in need and can't stop yourself from helping them.

Louise you are extremely kind.  Our lives have been enriched through meeting you and your example has taught our children what it truly means to be Canadian.

When...

July 7, 2017

This stop on our trip was focused on visiting Shelley’s younger brother, Uncle Jon in Newboro, Ontario.  We rolled into Murphy’s Point Provincial Park in the rain and rolled out three days later in the rain.  Many of the parks campsites were underwater. Fortunately eno...

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