Monthly Archives: November 2014

Peanuts are Pricey, Acorns are Free

What food (per 100 gram serving) has 36 % of your daily fat requirement 15 % of your potassium requirement 13 % of your daily carbohydrates 12 % of your daily protein 25 % of your Vitamin B6 4% of your calcium 15% of your magnesium Has no Cholesterol, nor Sodium And tastes like CRAP […]

Old Guys I have known

Today I thought I’d document a few of the Old Guys whom I share the title of Old Guys, with.  Where to begin ? What with so many colourful characters, choosing one to introduce first is a daunting task.  OK, how’s about I start with one you’ll recognize right away.  We all have one of […]


Why do things in this life happen as they do?  I’m not talking about the annoying little things that we all experience now and then like that peanut butter and jelly sandwich that we drop…the messy side always hits the floor!  Or that spoon of hot soup that makes it almost to the mouth before […]

Laurie Lawson Outdoor Educational Center (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.*** Laurie Lawson Outdoor Educational Center Review UPDATE July 2/17 – Having just returned from this trail, I’ll warn you NOT to go light on the DEET […]

Message in a Bottle

Macreau and I had been “at the paddle” from sunrise to sunset for 2 solid days.  Across 5 uninhabited lakes, and over 3 portages until we landed on, and set up camp, on the Southern-most of the “Six Weird Sisters” island chain on North Spruce Lake. I was finishing off the last vestiges of a […]

Rick’s Garage

After much deliberation to come up with a catchy title for this one, I decided to simply go with  : RICK’S GARAGE “You oughta come see the garage I just built” the guy from across the street suggested.  I’d been out of work for a few weeks and wasn’t in the mood for congeniality with […]