Our family has been volunteering alongside goats. Yes, you read that correctly. Not with goats. Alongside goats. We've been helping remove invasive buckthorn. And so have they. It all started when I saw an Instagram post from our local naturalist club describing their eco-goat program and asking for volunteers. Having recently finished the Ontario Master … Continue reading Volunteering alongside … Goats?
The liberty bell. This bell rang out each time an escaped slave made it to Buxton. There are many dark parts of Canadian history, but I'm proud of this part. Buxton was the last stop on the Underground Railroad. Canadian soil. Freedom. We recently read Elijah of Buxton, a delightful yet important work of Canadian … Continue reading Buxton National Historic Site
Lime kiln ruins Happy Canada Day! Today, we had the opportunity to visit an incredible conservation area located in the tiny hamlet of Limehouse in Halton Hills. This trail was on my summer bucket list, and it didn't disappoint. Sunshine, wildflowers, streams, crevasses and ruins made this one of my favourite hikes to date. Climbing … Continue reading Limehouse Conservation Area (Southern Ontario Hikes)