The Sweet Smell of Spring

The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and the flowers blooming. Spring is in the air. Spring is probably my favorite season. As the sun warms the earth and me, the greenery starts to flourish there is a promise of more warmth to come. The ground becomes alive with color from a long wintersContinue reading “The Sweet Smell of Spring”

The Ghosts of Niagara

Niagara is rich with history and with that brings my favorite thing about history…. Ghosts. There are many places in Niagara that are haunted. Let me share with you a few of my favorites and a couple of my own experiences. Let’s go Ghost hunting!! Hehehe! I get so excited!! Niagara-on-the-lake has many places thatContinue reading “The Ghosts of Niagara”

The Nature of Niagara

Growing up on Grimsby “mountain” I was lucky enough to be surrounded by farm land and had the Niagara Escarpment for my playground. Being in nature for me has always had a soothing effect and even with all the growth in population Niagara still has its natural sweet spots. Whether sitting by the two lakesContinue reading “The Nature of Niagara”

The History of Niagara

If you love history, Niagara is rich with it. Humans landed here over 12,000 years ago when the falls was first forming. The first recording of the Falls happened by Recollet priest Louis Hennepin who traveled from Europe in 1678. British colonists arrived and named it Upper Canada and we became a British monarchy.  YouContinue reading “The History of Niagara”