Soleil and Arwen's excellent adventure - day 2

August 31, 2016 - The Enchanted Island Saturday morning, we switched from one hotel to the other. Since checkout was 11am and check-in wa...
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Soleil and Arwen's excellent adventure - day 1

August 30, 2016 - Although the main point of going to Quebec City was for me to run the marathon, we did manage to pack in a fair bit of s...
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au revoir, Québec

August 29, 2016 - Thanks for the memories. And the lactic acid. Now, the long drive home.
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She's got legs...

August 28, 2016 - ...and she knows how to use them. To run a marathon. Some of you may remember the backstory to this. I missed Boston t...
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Into the woods

August 27, 2016 - The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long...
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Pretty...

August 26, 2016 - ...please??????
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Eat my shorts!

August 25, 2016 - Well, no, not really. She just likes to carry them round and look winsome. Since my original writing of yesterday appar...
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Who has seen the wind?

August 24, 2016 - Who has seen the wind In its invisible cloak? I have. I have. Branches sway As it whispers away. Waves dance on...
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You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours

August 23, 2016 - I was wandering around the village after a recent rain shower, photographing raindrops on flowers and leaves, when I cro...
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late summer lake antics

August 22, 2016 - The water's still warm, but the incontrovertible fact is that the light is changing, and the wind is switching to the we...
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Passing the torch

August 21, 2016 - The other day, I had the chance to spend some time with my 8 year old niece, Aidee, when we took the dogs out for a walk...
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This is how we watch the Olympics

August 20, 2016 - Last Sunday, I completed the longest, hardest run I've done since starting back to training after my stress fracture in...
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prison

August 19, 2016 - “The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” -Virginia Woolf
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dream a little dream

August 18, 2016 - '' writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia '' -E.L. Doctorow I honestly don’t really know why I’m writi...
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asphalt flowers

August 17, 2016 - There is a place where the sidewalk ends And before the street begins, And there the grass grows soft and white, And...
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Keeping up appearances

August 16, 2016 - “The all-powerful Zahir seemed to be born with every human being and to gain full strength in childhood, imposing rules...
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Raindrops

August 15, 2016 - Around us, life bursts with miracles--a glass of water, a ray of sunshine, a leaf, a caterpillar, a flower, laughter, ra...
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Succour

August 14, 2016 - It's been a very warm, dry summer; the second-driest Ontario has seen since 1937. Saturday morning, Toronto's temperatur...
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Sentinel

August 13, 2016 - Coming home When we're driving, in the dark, on the long road to Provincetown, which lies empty for miles, when we'r...
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Still life with garbage

August 12, 2016 - Sorry to be a downer today, but this really, really, really upsets me.
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I wuz robbed!

August 11, 2016 - Poor Arwen. She got seconded into posing on the dock. Her Preciousssss was pried from her jaws and used as bait to captu...
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Riding in cars with boys

August 10, 2016 - ...or rather, riding in boats with dogs. Yes, it's a dog's life in Muskoka in the summertime. My two, for their part...
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doggy doodles2

August 09, 2016 - A few more doggy doodles. Myles: Flynn: Obi and friend: Skyler: Soleil as a puppy:
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Muttless Monday

August 08, 2016 - It's been a while since I've done a Muttless Monday entry, so here is a compendium of (mostly) non-dog shots taken over...
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Puppy love encore

August 07, 2016 - While I was down in the city, I took the dogs for a couple of walks to a leash-free area, and we met up with a dozen or...
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And they called it...

August 06, 2016 - ... puppy love. Yesterday afternoon, I had the good fortune of hanging out with Helen and Bill and their new puppy, Ral...
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Babes in the woods

August 05, 2016 - We've made a quick journey to the city. Arwen and Soleil met up with their cousin Taylor for a pretty intense play sessi...
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Fun and games

August 04, 2016 - I'm still working my way through cottage photos, and this grouping is all about playtime. Mostly involving dogs. Arwe...
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Thomson

August 03, 2016 - ...Tom Thomson Even though we live in a lovely part of Ontario, we don't often take the time to enjoy the sights and pl...
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peas in a pod

August 02, 2016 - In case you had a doubt about how closely related and how intimately bonded these two dogs are:
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Ladies of the lake II

August 01, 2016 - Because once wasn't enough.
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