Susie’s Lake: Because Hiking Isn’t Just for Summertime

Because sometimes you just need some time in the woods with your dog. Because hiking isn’t just for summertime. Because fresh air and sunshine are the best cure for a weekend of indulgence, and the wintertime “blahs”.

We visited Susie’s Lake for the first time about a week ago, and it was such a treat.  Continue reading

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Visiting the (Old Lawrencetown) Road Once Travelled

When I was a kid, we lived on a nondescript road, tucked in between Cole Harbour and Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia, known as Ritcey Crescent. It was a peaceful place to grow up, backing onto acres of forest. My brother and I spent a lot of time in those woods.

When you live in a place like that, it seems reasonable, necessary even, to have a dog. So after years of begging, my parents finally relented. In 1997, when I was ten years-old, I got my first dog.  Continue reading