Timmins, Canada – Bouncin’ in the Bearskin!

On the start of our journey to British Columbia, Michael and I flew from Timmins to Sudbury, Sudbury to Toronto.  From Timmons to Sudbury, we flew with Bearskin Airlines!  I kept calling them Bearclaw! The boarding passes are written in English, French and Cree. In the airport restaurant I bought a butter tart!  This one…

Ontario, Canada – Mostly Mileage!

In four days, Michael and I drove a total of 2,598 kilometers throughout Ontario. Now, here is something new to me…… There are many 18-wheelers on the Ontario highways.  These drivers are on a schedule.  No time to stop and pee…..so they pee in bottles and throw the bottles out the window.  These bottles are…

Kapuskasing, Ontario – Keeping Kool in the Kap!

Michael and I returned to Kapuskasing for one more evening with his brother Joel and sister-in-law Dana, but Dana was visiting with her mom and brother in Calgary, Alberta. We enjoyed an evening that started with playing snooker! I had a craving for butter tarts, so I decided to bike into town!  Michael joined me…

Peterborough, Ontario – More Millettes!

We drove to Peterborough to visit Michael’s other brother Jamie, his wife Robin and children Riley and Sophie! A lot of Ontario is farming country!  We saw lots of these beautiful yellow fields along the way! We arrived in Peterborough at sunset: Robin and I connected immediately! Brothers! Sister-in-law! Uncle Michael and Riley.  Sophie was…

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…

Back In Canada. Bring The Bacon!

My husband and I are back in Canada for two weeks. In the province of Ontario.  Essex, Ontario.  The reason why we’re here is to be with family. Our journey here was, as usual, a long one.  Yet, with the number of times I’ve flown from the continent of Asia to the continent of North…