2506, 2015

Fruits and Veggies are back!

Lettuce, kale, kohlrabi, radishes, garlic scapes and herbs; oh my!  And so it begins - the local farms are starting to return to markets and CSA pick up sites to distribute their amazing produce! Pick your own farms are opening their gates and I for one am thrilled to be in Ontario.  Strawberries got a bit of a late start but are coming on strong and still have another week or so left in them, raspberries and blueberries are getting ready to explode on the scene.  In another month peaches [...]

403, 2015

It Is All About The Gear!

Probably the most common statement I am hearing made these days is "I can't wait for this winter to be over!"  As a lover of all that each season has to offer I am a firm believer that the only way to truly enjoy the weather is to gear up properly.  And what is the proper gear for -33 with the wind chill?  For that answer I will have to defer you to the expertise of the very knowledgable staff at Waterloo's Adventure Guide, Cambridge's new SAIL or if you [...]

102, 2015

Goal Setting in 2015

As February rolls around, I am starting to have many a conversation about the varying success rates of New Year's resolutions.  One story I found most interesting starts out in the usual way- individual signs up for trial membership at a gym; individual attends a free consultation with a personal trainer.  In the midst of this consultation there is a discussion about goals and needs of the individual and a proposal is made indicating a workout plan and price point at which it can be achieved. The interesting part for [...]