Monthly Archives: April 2020

The Bata Island (Frankford) Trails 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 Bata Island (Frankford) Trails Review In the middle of the Trent River, at the North end of Frankford, lies (completely unoccupied) Bata Island. It can only be […]

A Covid-19 Primer

A disclaimer: the author of this post has no medical background but it is hoped that this information may help our valued readers stay informed  and stay healthy. An epidemic is defined as an outbreak of a disease that affects many individuals at once and spreads rapidly.  An outbreak is a sudden, often, unexpected escalation […]

Where Can I Go To Walk or Hike Because of COVID – 19 ?

Where Can I Go To Walk or Hike Because of COVID 19 ? This is the question I expected to be asked weeks ago. So, I’ve been looking into how to answer it. OK so, almost all Conservation Authorities in South Central Ontario have closed their gates. Almost all. At the time of this writing, […]

The TransCan between Rapids Rd. and Douglas Rd. past Drag Lake (Madoc/Tweed) 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 TransCan between Rapids Rd. and Douglas Rd. past Drag Lake (Madoc/Tweed) Trail Review Last Spring, we drove 4.5 kms West on River St. West (which […]

The End of the Farm and My Memories

This post is the third in a series of childhood memories of life on a farm from the 1950’s to the end of the 1970’s, the end of the family farm. The earlier posts are here : A Child’s Memories of The Farm in The 1950’s, and Life on The Farm in The 1960’s”. By […]