Week of June 13th, 2021

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
High 24.2 20.9 18.3 18.0 25.6 27.4
Low 15.4 15.4 13.2 9.2 6.3 15.5

A glorious week! The big news in our family was the formal graduation of our oldest son Ben from Law school. Congratulations! Seven years of hard work. He starts articling at Bennet Jones in August of this year and is making the move to T.O. so he can work downtown.

Sunday June 13, 2021 – Early evening walk just west of Beach 6. Looking towards Collingwood across the bay.
Monday, June 14th, 2021 – When you walk down the same stretch of Shore Lane everyday, you notice the minor changes! An awesome new mural painted on this garage door by the home owner. The Garage door mirrors the view of the Blue Mountains from the front of this home.
Monday, June 14th, 2021 – On my way to Beach 1 along the boardwalk during the noon hour.
Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 – It doesn’t get much better this this. Walking towards the beach from the Recplex through a connecting trail.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 – Lots of kite surfers out today – it’s hard to get good pictures. They are moving fast and the kite is a long way up in the sky compared to the surfers.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 – A kite surfer running parallel to Beach 6 heading east.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 – Lots of kite surfers either packing up or getting ready to head out – take at the provincial park lot at Beach 6.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 – Far from shore west of Beach 6 around 8:00 PM – Collingwood terminals in the background.
Thursday, June 17th, 2021 – A busy day along the boardwalk west of Beach one on a spectacular Thursday.
Friday, June 18th, 2021 – Nothing wrong with a rainy day once in a while. Walking down a deserted beach around the noon hour. There were thunderstorms in the morning. We certainly need the rain!

Week of June 6th, 2021

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun06 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12
High 34.3 31.6 29.1 24.6 30.1 25.4 28.8
Low 20.5 21.6 21.0 17.6 12.7 15.3 13.6

Sweltering hot temperatures this week for June! We can’t complain about the weather this year other than that we could use more rain.

Sunday, June 6th, 2021 – An evening walk near beach six. Lots of people up for the weekend trying to beat the heat. The provincial parking lot at Beach 6 was full much of the weekend.
Sunday, June 6th, 2021 – Taken near beach 6 around 6PM looking east about 10km from beach one.
Monday, June 7th, 2021 – taken from the beach 2 boardwalk during my daily noon hour walk.
Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 – Heading back to where I’m parked at 18th street from beach one. 
Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 – A hot and hazy day. Looking across the bay towards Collingwood.
Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 – Mist along the beach. Looking west from near 13th street.
Thursday, June 10th, 2021 – The OPP patrol boat patrolling the waterfront.
Friday, June 11th, 2021 – An evening walk near Beach 6. There are some treacherous rocks around this part of the beach if you’re a boater.
Saturday, June 12th, 2021 – A spectacular Saturday morning. I got down the beach early before things got busy.
Saturday, June 12th, 2021 – A flotilla of blow-up rafts. Taken near beach six with Collingwood across the Bay in the background.
Saturday, June 12th, 2021 – Heading to the beach from the RecPlex in the evening.

 

Week of May 30th, 2021

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May30 May31 Jun01 Jun02 Jun03 Jun04 Jun05
High 20.5 22.5 23.1 28.2 22.3 26.9 31.9
Low 11.6 13.3 10.7 6.3 14.6 15.0 25.1

The highlight of my week was exploring a bike trail with my Dad between Stayner and Collingwood. Lots of fun. We learned that the ~ 15km expanse of the train trail is mostly populated with cows!

Sunday, May 30th, 2021 – A great day for paddle boarding. Taken near beach 3.
Monday, May 31. 2021 – I headed for a walk down the Oxbow in the evening on Monday along the Nottawasaga River. This picture probably doesn’t convey how high up we are. This spot is super dangerous in winter.
Monday, May 31, 2021 – After a mosquito-intensive walk down to the Nottawasaga river. A beautiful spot – this part of the river is deserted.
Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 – Back to my usual walk.  Returning from Beach one during the noon hour.
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – Taken at the Collingwood waterfront after a bike ride from Stayner.
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – We biked from Stayner up to the Collingwood terminals.
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – Lots of open country between Stayner and Collingwood. The water was really this green!
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – Between Stayner and Collingwood
Saturday, June 5th, 2021 – My Dad at our halfway point near the Collingwood terminals before returning to Stayner.