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Long Lake Provincial Park: First visit of the year.

Today (May 11) I headed out to Long Lake Provincial Park, a place I’ve been quite a few times before.  My main purpose for the trip was to get some material to compile a video for the website. My first visit to Long Lake came many moons ago when I was a young high school […]

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Huge Fire In Spryfield

Decided to go for a jog at point pleasant park this afternoon, as soon as I left the house I saw a huge plume of smoke, looked like a bomb went off somewhere. As I drove closer to the park, I could see what looked to be the entire Spryfield area on fire. I took […]

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New Day, Same story.

Today’s freakish 30 degrees, end of April heat awoke the city. The weather was like mid-August rather than the end of April. The heat caught people by surprise, by calling for the summer wardrobe without even having a preparatory month of self-loathing at the gym. I thought the fish too would be caught by surprise […]

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Fishing: Third time is a charm, disproven.

With the first good weather forecast of the year, a buzz took hold of the city on Friday, and as I finished work, the first thing I wanted to do was something outdoors. Fishing was in order, the best outdoor activity when you are too tired to do anything else. I talked to my brother […]

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Redemption…..by a nose.

On the weekend I set out to accomplish a couple of goals, and redeem myself with the Earth. I planned on doing a long hike, and not get lost and have to spend the night in the woods, and the next day to have a successful fishing trip. 50% is a pass in my books. […]