St. Jacob’s market

I read recently that we get quieter as we age, that aging teaches us that we know less than we think and have more reason to listen better. That’s good news for this extrovert and I would acknowledge that I believe I am getting quieter. (hard to believe – I know). As well, I find…

The contrasts of rural and urban life

We were in St. Jacobs on Saturday for part of the day then downtown Toronto.  Was there ever a greater contrast?  The small town of St. Jacobs, where we’ve visited before, is in the heart of Amish country.  We went to the market and next door there was a viewing of horses for a sale…

Balloon Animals

Our garden has produced some bright Black-eyed Susan’s this year!  I love that plant – it is one of the last to flower in our garden.  It arrives as the last of the daisies die off. We were back to the Old Strathcona Farmer’s Market this morning, and for most of the morning it was relatively warm….