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A Walk Through the York Regional Forest

About a 45-minute drive northeast of Toronto you will be able to experience the York Regional Forest’s vast network of meandering trails and streams. You can go there for long walks, horseback riding, mountain biking, snowmobiling and, above all, rest … Continue reading

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A Memory of Yellow

Summer has officially ended in Toronto, but the summer-long yellow flowers at Rosetta McClain Gardens remain, stubbornly clinging to their beauty in exaggerated movement and ebbing life, ignoring the signs in the cooler air that politely hint to them that … Continue reading

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Reading in Rosetta McClain Gardens

To be able to read in a garden is a joy. I wish I could be more like the Reader in my photograph, absorbed in the beauty of words while surrounded by the beauty of flowers, waterfall and stone. Whenever … Continue reading

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Lake Ontario September Light

And God said, “Let there be Light.”  I wonder if God, when creating light, already divined how beautiful it would look during September of 2018 over Lake Ontario.

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A TTC Token for My Toronto

When did Toronto become “the six”? And how can a number take away from me the city I have loved since the age of nine when I came to Canada from the Azores. Toronto is a city I got to … Continue reading

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Visiting Solitude at a Lake in Northern Ontario

Many Canadians who live in Ontario are privileged to have a cottage experience at one of the thousands of lakes spread out throughout this great province. Many cottages are on lakes only several hours away from Toronto but others can … Continue reading

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Misty Yellow Morning at Rosetta McClain Gardens

Rosetta McClain Gardens by Lake Ontario on a very foggy and humid August morning:

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