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Spring Migration

Each spring we try to make it to Port Rowan to see the bird migration. For one week we live in a tiny log cabin and spend our days wandering through marshes, beaches and forests amazed by everything we see. So many birds! This year spring arrived later than we …

Spring Camping Trip

It hasn’t been the warmest spring, but we decided to take Devon camping at MacGregor Point anyway. We packed all our warmest sleeping backs and a small electric heater. We still froze overnight. The temperature dropped to 4 degrees by the lake, but it was worth it: Devon the whole …

MacGregor Point

Our tiny camping trip at MacGregor Point this weekend was amazing: Devon made camp fires, splashed in the lake, got kissed by a snake, saw turtles and an eclipse! It was nice to snuggle with him in a tent — we missed him after he spent the entire week at …

Maitland Camping Trip

We had a rough week and badly needed some downtime. So on Friday we packed our bikes and went camping on the …

Manitoulin Road Trip

We drove up to Manitoulin Island to scatter Grandpa Brent’s ashes — the island was one of his favourite places. Because it’s …

Summer Trip (Part 3)

We ended our camping adventure by taking a long, lovely bike ride with our toddler to the beach early one morning. We …

Victoria Day Camping

Some of our camping trips on the May 24 weekend have been cold, washed-out disasters. But we wanted to take Devon out …

Birthday Camping

Everything happened at once. First we bough a dynamo blue Civic — it’s a tiny, responsive wonder and Shauna fell in love …

Father’s Day

Father’s day came a bit early, which is not surprising since Devon has been researching presents by going through the flyers for …