Category: "Thoughts on Life in General"


December 12th, 2011
I'm posting this map, it used to appear on a site for FUME (Fight Uranium Mining) ... but I noticed that their site is currently defunct and their domain is for sale. A reader emailed me asking about a certain area being HOT.… more »

New Stuff Planned for Bancroft's Rockhound Gemboree

November 17th, 2011
Holy smoke! August 2nd to 5th, 2012 marks the 49th annual Rockhound Gemboree, in Bancroft. What's that, you ask? & I wouldn't be surprised if you did ask! It's a celebration, really. It's Canada's Largest Gem & Mineral Show... true... but… more »

A Busy Week

October 26th, 2011
Monday, I finished the touches on my FEO (Festivals and Events Ontario) submission... Yesterday I was interviewed by a college student who is excited about becoming an event planner, then, out in my safety boots and hard hat to visit Bear Lake… more »

My Family Tree

October 23rd, 2011
I've been researching my family tree for about 15 years. So far, I have 17114 people. 2918 photos. 1247 stories. 12958 records. There are some people who think that I'm going to prove that we are all related... and sometimes, I think so, too. I… more »

Ontario’s Highlands Geology: A brief history

October 17th, 2011
The science of geology goes way beyond rocks and minerals. Geology is the study of planet Earth- it encompasses theories of the whole how/what/where/when of our planet was formed and continues to be shaped. Scientists have identified three layers… more »