Blue Moon Retreat
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- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Nothing new, my day started early with a lot planned and much ground to cover. After packing an overnight bag it was time to jump in the car and hit the road for Sylvia and Rob's cottage by the lake, near a place called Bancroft, about 2.5 hours north of Toronto. A scenic drive taking in a few stops along the way for me to take photos, one place in particular, Whetung Ojibwa Centre (http://whetung.com), a First Nation (native Indian) shop and museum. Other ...
... Productions perform their newest show.
What was anticipated to be a comedy afternoon with song and dance started off well with a trio of 3 girls (2 were sisters) who did a medley of songs and played guitar and piano. they sounded really good. I'm going to check one of them out if I can find on YouTube.
The main act was a small music band which most of them were part ...
Fri 17 Oct
Up early today heading off to one Barb and Eleanor's favorite places, Golden Lake about 1 - 1 1/2 hr North West of Ottawa. So up we loaded "Eleanor's " soft top covertable, a Chrysler Sebring navy blue with wood trim dash - Woo Hoo! look out Thelma and Louise ( but was a bit cold for the top down) We stopped for a beautiful lunch at the Antrim Truck stop which looked nothing like a truck stop. It had the gas pumps outside but on ...
... right of the main area and just sat in silence for a little while. It was stunning inside. Huge ceilings and stained glass set the scene. I'm not particularly religious but I can see how this kind of setting can instil belief in some kind of higher power. The fact that they managed to build this place nearly two hundred years ago is impressive enough for me.
I was still having a problem with my eyes, and had managed to find an optician who I hoped ...
... a cosy first night. The rest of the weekend consisted of raking up pine needles, long walks in the woods, fires by the lake and lots and lots of delicious food. On arrival back in Ottawa on Monday the weather was, again, beautiful and I set about raking up lots of leaves from the back yard - now up to 16 bags since the start of 'fall'! I am thankful for family, friends and opportunity :-) ...