Last stop of the day was at High Falls, also known as Pigeon Falls. It is located at the Pigeon River Border crossing on HWY61 south of Thunder Bay. Not much water running right now but we went to see it anyway. Going to have to come back in the spring!
Sunday, December 6, 2009
We ( Christopher and I ) took a trip down to the border today to take some pictures. We decided to walk the trail to the lookout on Finger Point. I was joking when I said that the mountain in the first picture was probably where we were going. It wasn't until about half way up that we realized where we were. It was certainly worth the climb for the views of Lake Superior and surrounding areas.
Paid a visit to Little Trout Bay on Lake Superior, the first time I've been there as far as I know. It is a Conservation Area that is open to the public. There are picnic tables, bbqs, and a double boat launch. The fishing is supposed to be good. Good spot for a summer outing & swimming for the dog.
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
According to the internet these were a hot item back in the mid 50's. Propane used for torches, lanterns, etc. I found this in the bush on last Saturday's hike. I believe in leaving stuff like this alone for others to enjoy. I wish everyone felt the same, just take pictures.
Monday, November 23, 2009
Decided Saturday morning to take a trip to Sibley for a walk / ride. A quick pack of camera, lunch and extra clothes and I was off around 9AM. I had to stop & grab my bike from the whse on the way. I arrived shortly before 11AM cause I decided to turn back when I spotted this image from the point. That turned out to cost about 1/2 hour by the time I started moving again. I couldn't resist the colours. An image well worth capturing. I did about 8 km on the bike and walked bout 2km up the shore line toward T-Harbour. It was a section I had not explored. I took about 60 pictures. These are the ones I liked.
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
I've noticed in the last month or so that my baby is going blind. She, Roxy, is just over 9 years old. She can't see up close, distance seems to be ok. It has gotten worse lately. She keeps running into thing ( walls, doors, hydro poles ) and smacking her nose, which is in rough shape as it is. The auto immune disorder that attacks her nose is not getting any better. Steroids are the only answer to help her nose but the side effects are not good either. Now she seems to be having trouble walking. I think maybe she fell going down the stairs cause she didn't see them. I'm going to wait a few more days to see if her hind end gets any better. If not then she needs to see the vet. She spends a lot of time in her cage just laying. There used to be a time when she could run 20K, but those days are gone. She has trouble doing 5K. It makes me so sad.