People have told me they find the Prairies flat and boring. I find them rolling and fascinating - especially the skies, which seem to go on forever. … [Read more...]

Grain Elevator

Prior to the advent of the grain elevator, grain was usually handled in bags rather than in bulk (large quantities of loose grain). The elevator was invented by a merchant named Joseph Dart. When I … [Read more...]

National Park

One of my favourite areas of Bruce National Park is the extreme north-east corner and is easily accessible only by water. Because they face north, the cliff faces are only well illuminated in June and … [Read more...]