After welcome heavy rains overnight, the fields were too wet for planting this morning. After a session of weeding and watering the basil beds in the greenhouses, Gundi and I decided to have some time off. After a pleasant lunch at Dougall’s on the Bay in Brighton, we drove to the gem of a park on
that is Presqu’Ile. Our favourite walk
there is a gentle one along the recently-refashioned boardwalk through the
expansive marshland, with vistas opening up to the bay and open water beyond.
The variety of grasses, reeds, wild flowers, sedges, lilies, frogs, birdlife is marvellous. The
strong breeze from the north clearing out the last of the rain weaved patterns
through the long grasses as they danced with abandon. Lake Ontario
As she returned after a meditative spell on the rock, she bent down to pick up a beautiful treasure – Mermaid #2. We have encountered this serendipity before, where we are spellbound by the aura of the scene, resulting in a most beautiful, almost miraculous find. (On a beach on the Olympic Peninsula in