Happy Canada Day! Happy Fourth Of July!
Happy First of July, my dear country of birth!
I’ve spent quite a few Canada Days at Maple Lake due to the US Fourth Of July holiday. They bookend one another perfectly. Coincidence, I’m sure <wink>.
Not really a fan of fireworks unless they are done by pros (except for sparklers–they are awesome!) Anyway…Maple Lake gets noisy sometimes over the long weekend holiday(s) and I love the place most when it is quiet. Like to be there before and/or after holidays.
Regardless of your preference for peacefulness or high-volume activity, I hope you have a right great weekend, my Canadian and Canada-bound friends!
Happy Canada Day!
Also, (because why not?) Happy Fourth Of July!
Happy Fourth Of July!
Everyone, stay safe and have a blast!
Happy July 4th, America!
What could possibly be worse than June not spent at Maple Lake?
Roger works on the cottage CR: maplelakeontario.com
I’m feeling a bit envious of peeps that can simply jump in their cars and pilot to the the Highlands of Ontario. That’s on the one hand. On, or in the other, metaphorically speaking, is a paint brush or a sander or …well a photo does speak pretty well. I get a bit melancholy about lack of lake time in certain moments but “lake time” has always been a luxury.
I remember when my dad only had two precious weeks per year to be at the cottage. I’ve never had a memory of simply driving up there for the weekend and relaxing–and to flip this little meander down memory lane on it’s head, perhaps that’s best!
I take going to the Lake very seriously–because I’ve never taken it for granted. So, when I finally get there it’s because we worked hard to do it.
My favorite Maple Lake rock:
Maple Lake Ontario shore and steps gif. CR: maplelakeontario.com
Never take anything or anyone you value for granted. They (or it) could be gone tomorrow.
Groin – Maple Lake photo: maplelakeontario.com