Monthly Archives: April 2016

Proctor Park (Brighton) Review

After two days of Spring yard work, we needed a break, so we hit the trails. We walked the Laurie Lawson OEC, and saw our first snake of the season, then Nawautin where we watched fish spawning in the shallows, turtles basking in the sun, and another snake. By this time it was near noon […]

Trotter’s Service Station

This is the second in a series of posts called “Going, going”.  The idea here is to capture images of local buildings that are in imminent danger of disappearing and those that we know will be demolished in the near future.  There may also be some ‘gone’ buildings featured because we are lucky enough to […]

The Late Great Province of Ontario

“Where do you think you’re going with that on a Sunday?” the wife muttered as we pulled up behind a truck with a trailer-load of roofing waste. I must admit to having been impressed with her powers of observation as I hadn’t even noticed. She was of course quite right. The local transfer station wasn’t […]

Welcome Motor Inn

While in the midst of writing posts on the old grist/saw mills ‘then and now’ series, the Ranger has had a ‘brain flash’.  While touring the local Municipality of Port Hope and noting several old buildings either vacant or about to be, why not capture their stories before they are gone forever. This series of […]