Have you ever heard the expression, “Don’t judge a book by its cover”? Well, I hadn’t until recently, and when I did hear it, I admit I did not really understand it. Until now. I was recently in Toronto for 4 days and 3 nights. We were lucky enough to have family offer to pay for 2 nights out of our 3 and book our accommodations at the […]

I can’t believe it has taken me this long to make my way to Toronto – Canada’s most populated city and the provincial capital of Ontario. This expansive city is located in a warmer area of the country, on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario.  We noticed the warmer climate right away;  Toronto was a good 4-5 degrees warmer than Ottawa during our visit. Toronto has been around since the 18th […]

When I first heard about WOOFSTOCK I was only a year old.  It sounded like a lot of fun and I really wanted to go! Yet somehow year after year we did not attend.  In 2011, Mom was on a business trip.  In 2012 we were about to leave on a month long adventure, and two trips back-to-back were not financially possible. In 2013 the bipeds got sick… […]