a lake with reddish hues in the sky

Weekly Photo Challenge: Warmth

This photo of the sun setting on Little Go Home Bay in the Muskoka region of Ontario, brings back feelings of peace, serenity, and the warmth of summer for me.  We didn’t have the best of summers this year in Canada, so moments like this one on Labour Day weekend were especially sweet.  


a dark lake with heavy rain and trees in the distance

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

A sudden rainstorm peppers the lake in Muskoka, known as Ontario’s cottage country.  You might think this was a black and white photo, but actually the water, sky and trees all turned this same shade of gloom.  Thirty minutes later, sunshine returns along with boats, swimmers, and dockside dreamers.  (Photo taken August 31, 2014) Minimalist

two dogs sitting on a dock in front of a lake

Muskoka Long Weekend

Spending summer weekends at the cottage is a classic Canadian past time. Luckily, even though I don’t have a cottage, I DO have great friends who let me hang out at theirs! Here are a few of my favourite moments from this Labour Day weekend: Watching the world go by while enjoying a cold beer…