Final Thoughts – Essex, Ontario

During our last days in Essex visiting my husband’s father Ron, and brother Joel who was down from Kapuskasing to visit us and his dad, the boys worked together to lay a new gravel driveway for their father.  Ron’s health is not the best at this time, but that didn’t stop him from pitching in…

Moments – Essex, Ontario

Here are random moments of county, country life here in Essex, Ontario! Or just moments of what it is like, for me, to be back in Canada! For example… Tim Hortons coffee here is the REAL deal!  Yes, we’ve tasted Tim Hortons in places as remote as the Saudi Arabian Jeddah Airport.  But nothing is…

Ron’s Classic Car’s – Part II

Let me introduce you to the other side of Ron’s garage!  This is the location of the man cave loft, tools, hoist, etc….! Note the pictures on the wall documenting Ron’s career of cars!   The first car I will introduce to you is the 1950 Ford Custom 2 Door.  This is a rare, six…

Ron’s Classic Cars – Part I

Michael’s dad has been an antique and collector cars aficionado since his teens.  Since that time he’s bought and sold more than 140 classic cars, as well as owning a variety of Harley Davidson motorcycles. Our tour of his beloved cars starts here in his custom made garage, built to hold 18 cars.  Ron has…