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Review: Beacon Shore on Georgian Bay B&B, Midland, Ontario

Review: Beacon Shore on Georgian Bay B&B, Midland, Ontario
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © 2010 Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. The 1901 lighthouse on the front lawn, night shot WE ARE LUCKY to be within reasonable driving distance of this B&B because we can’t wait to go back. We’re not strangers to a good B&B. But this...
July 11th, 2010 | BED & BREAKFAST, DEALS, Lighthouses, ONTARIO, Reviews | Read More

Gallivanting in Halifax

Gallivanting in Halifax
By guest blogger Roona All photos copyright © Roona 2009 THANKS TO THE United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, in the summer of 2009 I took a solitary trip to Nova Scotia. After renewing my work visa in the country, I had to go to a consulate outside the country to get it stamped in my...
July 7th, 2010 | GUEST BLOGGERS, Lighthouses, NOVA SCOTIA | Read More

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee

Picking Blueberries in Charleston, Tennessee
By guest blogger K.M. Weiland. Photos courtesy Amy Weiland. FOR THE RECORD, I hate blueberries. Here at home in western Nebraska, I avoid them like lizard avoids the cold spot on a rock. So when I am given the opportunity to go blueberry picking in eastern Tennessee, I expect to enjoy the picking but...
July 31st, 2009 | GUEST BLOGGERS, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, OUTDOORS EATING, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side

Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side
Reviewed by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams Maid of the Mist, Niagara Falls MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND was fast approaching. Living in a new city—no family here, no circle of friends yet—meant it was shaping up to be a boring, lonesome weekend if we didn’t think fast. That’s when...
June 20th, 2009 | ONTARIO, Water | Read More

Ball’s Falls, The Twenty Valley, Ontario

Ball’s Falls, The Twenty Valley, Ontario
The forest at Ball's FallsTWENTY VALLEY is a place chock-full of things to see and do—but if you do visit the Valley, please don’t miss Ball’s Falls. At first I thought the name was rather silly (made me think of balls o’ fire) until Carla, our host at Bonnybank B&B, explained...
June 16th, 2009 | Conservation, Forests, ONTARIO, Water | Read More

Barefoot Beach & Sanibel Scribbles

Barefoot Beach & Sanibel Scribbles
First published on the Fear of Writing blog, Dec 17, 2008 HERE’S A WINTER pic my boyfriend took of me as we gathered seashells on Barefoot Beach right before sunset. Hard to believe that was only last week! Yesterday it snowed here in Youngstown, Ohio. My light suntan and the array of tropical-themed...
June 14th, 2009 | Beaches, USA MAINLAND | Read More