Monthly Archives: August 2012

Friday Quote – Suspect good things….

(Standing on the glass floor in the CN Tower – 1,136 feet up)     We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect. – Henry David Thoreau We’re off to Agawa Canyon for the weekend, Mairead.

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Taking the tour bus to Toronto

(Are you sure it’s ok to park here?) We went to Toronto yesterday. We decided not to rent a car until next week so we had to take the bus…. not really… Very short bus, only takes six and unusually … Continue reading

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Canada – home of the free… stuff

(Our bus stop – a little off-center but working perfectly) Yesterday Caoimhe and I went to the Mall (pronounced maul.) Although there’s public transport here in Barrie –  a bus service and a train to Toronto – most people take … Continue reading

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We’ve arrived with family in Toronto!

(Caoimhe, all set for her day at CNE) Yes, here we are, we arrived in Toronto on Saturday. My sister. Moira and my niece/godchild Caoimhe were at the airport, waving banners and cheering as we exited the arrivals gate (well … Continue reading

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Walking in Delgany Graveyard.

(One of the oldest gravestones with the sunburst motif) On Friday morning when I should have been packing (more about that later…) I was in a graveyard listening to a woman with a passion. It was Delgany graveyard and the … Continue reading

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Friday Quote. Something not quite perfect?

There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light get’s in. Leonard Cohen. Nice and bright here today, Mairead.

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Japanese Gardens Co. Kildare

(The Bridge of Life) Yesterday we went to the Japanese Gardens. Our admission included a tour of the National Stud (horses) but we just went for the garden and the food. We arrived around midday and it was busy, tour … Continue reading

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