Author Archives: 2oldguyswalking

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 […]

Port Hope’s Ganaraska River Flood of 1980

Port Hope’s Ganaraska River Flood of 1980 This is not an Historical account of that event, 40 years ago. This is a personal account, which occurred while we lived on the second floor of an apartment building on the banks of the “Ganny”. The river was known for flooding. Memorably damaging floods occurred in 1850, […]

While Covid 19 is Getting the Attention it Should …

Please keep in mind that disease carrying ticks aren’t gonna give you a sympathy break. They don’t know, and they simply don’t care about our problems.  Recommended avoidance of crowds, combined with the arrival of Spring have caused a very noticeable upshot in readers hitting trail reviews on this site. Walking trails out in the […]

Life on The Farm in The 1960’s

This post is a continuation of a recent post titled “Born and Raised on a Farm in The 1950’s” posted Wednesday March 11/020. I remember my father selling our two work horses Mack & Jerry and bringing home the ‘new’ used Case tractor from the Carl Curtis Farm Equipment dealer in Baltimore in the early […]

A Child’s Memories of The Farm in The 1950’s

My parents raised a few crops and lots of children on a small farm near Cobourg Ontario. At age 72, this seems an appropriate time to reminisce about some of my favourite memories of living on a farm from 1947-1965. This post may bring a smile to my young granddaughter’s Chloe and Kelsey and may […]

The Port Hope Fall Fair 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 Port Hope Fall Fair Trail Review I don’t even know if this trail has an official name so we just named it after the Fall Fair as […]