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Manitoulin Trip

Before leaving for the wilderness for two straight weeks, Devon learned to use the bear spray canister. Because we were heading way up North, Shauna bought bear repellent just in case. I pretended to be a bear, and it turns out Devon has good aim. “Watch out bears!” we said …

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 …

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 …