Monthly Archives: October 2014

What If I Had Turned Left?

Have you ever wondered what your life would have been like if on your journey through it you had turned left instead of right!   Glad you asked…yes I have many times. My first ‘wonder’ would have to be of my working career.  After escaping high school I accepted a job working for my uncle Stew […]

You May be an Old Guy If

One of my favourite reminiscences during the Jeff Foxworthy “redneck craze” was my cousin Dave. Foxworthy suggested “You might be a redneck if any member of your family has died immediately after saying HEAY WATCH THIS!” My cousin Dave, seated on his motorcycle, on the crest of a granite precipice, uttered these words some twenty […]

Ball’s Mill/Lime Kiln Trail Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** Ball’s Mill/Lime Kiln Trail Review This posting is a trail review but be warned, a history lesson as well!  I have combined the very short but […]

The Hollows (near Cobourg) Trail Review

***Please click on this link Map Locations of ALL Trails on this Site to view a map with the location of every trail “2oldguyswalking” has written a review on.*** The Hollows Trail Review UPDATE May 8, 2018 – Just returned from this loop after picking fiddleheads at the Northern end of Rangers Hollow. There are […]

Not Much Risk Left Here

Last Wednesday, Ranger and I went in search of shaggy mane mushrooms for Doug the Maple Syrup Guy.  Doug calls them “Fall Morels”.  A week ago, we brought him a coupla big ol’ giant puffballs Ranger spotted in the bush on a trail through another one of his relative’s properties (that relative doesn’t make the […]