Motorcycle Drive to Waterdown, Ontario

On a chilly Sunday afternoon, my boyfriend and I headed out for a motorcycle ride in the general direction of Hamilton. The temps were around -13°, and wind speeds at around 28 km/hr (41 km/hr gusts). Made possible by our supply of heated clothing from Gears Canada, i.e. glove liner and vest, we still felt…

Fun weekend with @Guild_Cafe and @GamesonTap

Today, the weather has been grey and chilly. I am currently sitting at a board game cafe to ward away the dark November night. I have visited two board game cafes within the past 24 hours. Both visits have involved ample beer, panini sandwiches, and learning about new board games. The first, The Adventurers Guild,…

The Constant Evaluation of Self

These days, I tend to write all my blog posts at once and schedule them to publish daily Monday through Thursday. It’s a model that works, though it also means that I’m writing in advance of certain life events. Perhaps, since I’ve written this post on a Sunday, things will look differently from a Thursday…

A Hedonistic Package Deal in Niagara-on-the-Lake

As mentioned in yesterday’s post, my mother and I were lucky enough to get a package deal during our stay at the Queen’s Landing hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. After spending half the morning exploring the little boutique shops of the main street, we hopped into our car and toured to the three main destinations provided…

Hiking, Trails, Google, and Some Fun Ideas

Over the past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the Thames Valley Trail Association’s (TVTA) 40th Anniversary, which partnered with the Hike Ontario Annual Summit. Besides being an informative and inspiring event, it took place in the beautiful and newly-renovated Watershed Conservation Centre with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA). Some of the…