“There is nothing, absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” – Wind in the Willows Whilst we get to see lots of wildlife when we are just sitting on our dock, we get to see lots more by getting out in the canoe or kayaks and exploring. We started… Continue reading Messing About In Boats
Last year we waited almost all winter before finally visiting the cottage in the snow. It was the end of March before the weather was crisp and bright on a weekend. We had many grey days on the weekends, or we were busy with other things and couldn’t make it. However, we did finally get… Continue reading A Winter Visit
Like the changing colour of leaves, sunsets too have such an array of different colours and paint a different picture from the same location time and time again. The best sunset we have seen at the cottage was on our last visit in 2014. We were about to leave, but stood for another half an… Continue reading Sunset
Fall is my favourite season of the year. I love how the temperature drops slowly and gradually we are eased into winter. Spring happens so quickly here it seems that we almost go from winter to summer, but fall seems a more gradual process and delights us with such beauty. The display of colour varies… Continue reading True Colours
The cottage came with a wood-burning stove. It had water damage and was rusty, so to cover us for insurance we had to have the stove WETT certified before we could use it. To our amazement the guy who came out to do that said the actual stove is sound and all it needs is… Continue reading Playing With Fire
We knew that deer visited our property when we are not there. We found footprints in the mud along with scat and would sometimes see white tails vanishing ahead of us as we arrived. Visiting in March, with snow still on the ground, we got to see just how much they enjoy our property.… Continue reading Oh Deer!
We have such a beautiful view when we look out at the lake. It was that view which sold us the cottage. As I have said before, we never tire of just sitting and looking at that view. However, from the cottage the view was a little overgrown when we first arrived. We were so… Continue reading Picture Perfect