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…

Essex Terminal Steam Locomotive

Yesterday we were out for a shopping day at the St. Jacob’s market where we picked up a good lot of fresh vegetables. It was sure a busy market with all the autumn veggies out for sale – and some excellent prices but I’ll get to that on another post.  While travelling we stumbled across…

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…