Monthly Archives: May 2015

Stephen’s Gulch Trail Review

Update April 24 2017 – Just returned from a walk here. There’s now a pay and display for parking. But $3.00 will cover the 1.5 hours it’ll take to walk this trail (if you walk slowly and stop to look around alot). Or you could just park on the road outside the lot for nothing […]

The Prince of Procrastination

Back on June 8 2014, Ranger claimed to be  Master Procrastinator. If so, then I am the Prince of Procrastination, the Duke of Do It Later, the Baron of By & By, the Marquis of Maybe Tomorrow, the Lord of Later On, the Tsar of Tsomeday Tsoon, the Kaiser of Kiss my Ass, I’m busy, […]

Strange Things I’ve Seen – Mysterious Blue Pine Sap on Carstairs Trail‏

  UPDATE – June 20 2016 – Since the addition of interpretive signage on this trail, we now know these trees are European Larches. Still don’t know why they “bleed” blue sap though. _________________________________________________________________ Back in April the wife and I were re-visiting the Carstairs trail because Peter’s Woods wasn’t open for the season yet. As […]

The Biggest Birdhouse in Town

It was one of those unexpected, impromptu Saturday evening events. The kind where the wife and I went out after dinner to “peruse the estate” (look over the gardens) and our neighbours just happened to be outside as well. Those of you who’ve read any of my other posts, will recall my fascination with a phenomenon […]

Jack Gordon / Bowman Rd. Loop Trail Review

OK so, this “loop” is more of a rectangle, but it’s still a nice walk near to Home (if Home is Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada). This is the first in a series of true “No Exit” trails Ranger and I utilize regularly to forage &/or just take a pleasant walk. My philosophy is to start […]