Travel Blogs from Orillia
I was supposed to go help out in Rosseau today to help with preparation for the wedding. But, instead, we had lots of visitors come by Mom's house. Evan, Amy and their baby Connor came by after lunch, followed by Owen and then Father Terry. Josh, Melody and Bronwyn arrived by bus around 6:00 and we pulled together a huge spaghetti and meatball supper. We had lots of food, lots of wine and lots of laughs and sent everyone on their way by about 9pm...Steve was fast approaching his ...
... the canoe and his bike. Ron 'volunteered' to pull the weeds in Mom's front flower bed and when I got back, I helped him spread mulch over the garden and, for now, it looks great. Following lunch Ron and I took the canoe on the caddy and went down to the Muskoka River for a paddle and a wash. It is quite a chore to get the canoe down to the river from Mom's as we have to go down a ...
... about because I'm most likely to forget them. Address changes, cancelling my car insurance and cell phone plan, packing a pillow... Scratch that there's not enough suitcase space.
I don't know exactly what I will be doing yet except that I will be volunteering at one of two schools, one of them is a school for under privileged youth with special needs.
And so the adventure begins!
Stayed at the Gravenhurst KOA. Went to the Farmer's Market on Wednesday, in the evening we played Bid Euche with Moe and Dave's Probus friends at a fabulous "cottage" on Lake Muskoka, played golf at the KOA on Thusday, Moe and Dave for dinner with us on Thursday night and we left on Friday ...
... since the polar vortex had Ontario in its full
grip. Brrrr. Poor Evie seemed to be in shock!
Thanks to Boni, Eric, and Josh for tackling the driveway
and turning up the furnace. Goodness... when we asked for "help" shovelling
the driveway we didn't think it was THAT big of an ask! We can't even see the road from our front windows, the snow is piled so high!
We spent some lovely time with ...