2018 walks

  • Week of January 7th, 2018

    Week of January 7th, 2018 Walking down the beach this time of year takes more energy than in the summer. The snow is too deep in places to walk. The ...
  • Week of January 14th, 2018

    Week of January 14th, 2018A beautiful winter week. It was hard to get across the ice with so much fresh snow. I confess – I found myself walking on ...
  • Week of January 21st, 2018

    Week of January 21st, 2018Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 – It was glare ice in places, but blowing snow and ice crystals while the ice was freezing created a sandpaper effect ...
  • Week of January 28th, 2018

    Week of January 28th, 2018An awesome week at Wasaga Beach. From my perspective, it is much easier to walk across the beach in cold temperatures and avoid water and ...
  • Week of February 4th, 2018

    Week of February 4th, 2018 I’m afraid there’s not a lot of variety in my posts this week. The weather was the same every day. It’s tough to make it ...
  • Wasaga365.com has moved

    Wasaga365.com has moved Hey guys, After a unanimous vote by our board of directors (Michelle and I), we’ve decided to stop cheaping out on hosting costs. We’re now spending ...
  • Week of February 11th, 2018

    Week of February 11th, 2018This was a great February week – lots of snow and seasonable weather capped by snow squalls towards the end of the week.
  • Tracking Georgian Bay ice

    Most of my posts involve pictures taken from the vantage point of the beach. I’m amazed how the ice changes daily, and I caution people ...
  • Week of February 18th, 2018

    Week of February 18th, 2018 For those not aware, February 19th was Family day in Ontario. It was great to see people taking the  long weekend to heart. A family ...
  • Week of February 25th, 2018

    Week of February 25th, 2018This week we had a lot of warm weather and lost a lot of snow. At least it was easy to walk down the beach ...
  • Week of Sunday, March 4th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, March 4th, 2018Another winter week walking down Wasaga Beach. This week, my daily walks were interrupted by a short trip to New York City. Hope you enjoy ...
  • Week of Sunday, March 11th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, March 11th, 2018 Sometimes this time of year the weather rarely changes. You notice most days we hovered just below freezing with overcast skies. The air temperature is ...
  • Week of Sunday, March 18th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, March 18th, 2018The sun has finally returned. YAY! This week I found myself walking down the ice a few days rather than walking down the sand. The ...
  • Changing ice on Georgian Bay

    Changing ice on Georgian BayOne of the problems with taking pictures of Georgian Bay from Wasaga Beach, is that you hardly have a birds-eye view. The bay appears frozen ...
  • Week of Sunday, March 25th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, March 25th, 2018The ice continues to hang on despite a few nice warm days. It won’t be much longer before we have open water if things keep ...
  • Week of Sunday, April 1st, 2018

    Week of Sunday, April 1st, 2018Late on March 31st we had a quite a storm with winds approaching 80 km/hour overnight. Another major storm mid-week. I guess we need to ...
  • Week of Sunday, April 8th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, April 8th, 2018There are signs of hope, but the temperatures are still below seasonable for this time of year. By this time last year, there was no ...
  • Week of Sunday, April 15th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, April 15th, 2018Compared to last year, Spring is slow coming. Here is a link to pictures from the same period in April 2017 – http://wasaga365.com/index.php/2017/04/22/week-of-april-16th-2017/ I missed two days walking ...
  • Week of Monday, April 22nd, 2018

    Week of Monday, April 22nd, 2018This time of year temperatures fluctuate wildly. We go from summer temperatures to winter in a short time.              
  • Week of April 29th, 2018

    Week of April 29th, 2018 There is no more ice on the bay. We had quite a wind storm this week that did serious damage. Also, a lot of debris ...
  • Week of May 6th, 2018

    Week of May 6th, 2018We had some nice days this week with Wednesday getting all the way up to 27 degrees. The highlight of the week was watching a ...
  • Week of May 13th, 2018

    Week of May 13th, 2018 This is the perfect time of year. It’s getting warm during the day with cool evenings that are great for sleeping. We’re on the cusp ...
  • Week of May 20th, 2018

    Week of May 20th, 2018This week we got our first real taste of summer weather. What’s great about May is that the days are warm but the nights are ...
  • Week of May 27th, 2018

    Week of May 27th, 2018 The weekend of May 26/27 is big in our family because these dates reflect our wedding anniversary and birth of our elder son. Michelle’s Mom ...
  • Week of June 3rd, 2018

    Week of June 3rd, 2018June started with heavy waves and high water, but by the end of the week it was beginning to feel like summer.  
  • Week of June 10th, 2018

    Week of June 10th, 2018 A beautiful week with warm summer days and cool nights for sleeping. I wish the whole summer could be like this!    
  • Week of June 17th, 2018

    Week of June 17th, 2018It’s hard not to be amazed by how the beach suddenly comes alive in the summer months. With the Wasaga Beach Heroes Festival running June ...
  • Week of June 24th, 2018

    Week of June 24th, 2018 Welcome to the start of insanely hot weather. It’s great to see the beach come alive in the summer. I took lots of pictures and videos ...
  • Week of July 1st, 2018

    Week of July 1st, 2018This week we had record high temperatures across most of Ontario. The daily temperatures above probably seem unbelievable so I should explain my methodology. I get these ...
  • Week of July 8th, 2018

    Week of July 8th, 2018Early in the week my favorite in-laws from Cape Breton popped by. They happened to be in Toronto for a long weekend so we dragged ...
  • Week of July 15th, 2018

    Week of July 15th, 2018As friends know, I catalog the high and low temperatures during my daily walks down the beach. It’s become a habit. For consistency, I use ...
  • Week of Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

    Week of Sunday, July 22nd, 2018I missed getting pictures two days this week. On Sunday my phone battery died, and on Monday I was tied up in meetings in Toronto. I ...
  • Week of Sunday, July 29th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, July 29th, 2018 Things are in full swing at the beach this summer with live entertainment and a regular schedule including weekend events and evening movies on the ...
  • Week of Sunday August 5th, 2018

    Week of Sunday August 5th, 2018This weekend was the 5K Foam Fest at Wasaga Beach. It’s been fun watching organizers prepare for the event. Details on the event are here: On ...
  • Week of Sunday August 12th, 2018

    Week of Sunday August 12th, 2018The weather has been so wonderful I’m actually looking forward to Fall just so we can see a little variety! Towards the end of this ...
  • Week of Sunday, August 19th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, August 19th, 2018On Sunday evening just back from a long weekend on Manitoulin Island, I took a walk down the beach to try and catch for missed ...
  • Week of Sunday, August 26th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, August 26th, 2018 There is still lots of summer weather ahead, but the last week of August always feels like the end of summer. Back to school early ...
  • Week of Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

    Week of Sunday, September 2nd, 2018September is off to a warm start. Snapped an awesome sunset this week on Tuesday evening.  
  • Week of Sunday, September 9th, 2018

    Week of Sunday, September 9th, 2018 The sands were shifting in interesting ways these week causing sand dunes to appear out from shore. Some of the best days at the beach ...
  • Week of September 16th, 2018

    Week of September 16th, 2018September 21st was the day of so many severe storms across Ontario and Quebec including the tornados in Gatineau. We had more damage to our ...
  • Week of September 23rd, 2018

    Week of September 23rd, 2018 Lots to see this week with windy days, kite sailors and lots of wildlife out and about. As soon as the summer residents leave Shore ...
  • Week of September 30th, 2018

    Week of September 30th, 2018Lots of high waves this week. By weeks end, a lot of the shoreline was eroded by the waves.
  • Week of October 7th, 2018

    Week of October 7th, 2018 My cover pictures of the fox this week is a little gross. Sorry about that. I didn’t think that the fox would let me pass. ...
  • Week of October 14th, 2018

    Week of October 14th, 2018This week I think I took some very cool pictures. There is something really nice about the beach as things start to cool down and ...
  • Week of October 21st, 2018

    Week of October 21st, 2018 This week the leaves are probably at their peak. Unfortunately we’ve had a lot dull days without Sun and it’s been hard to appreciate the ...
  • Week of October 28th, 2018

    Week of October 28th, 2018The bay was looking pretty angry a few days this week.
  • Week of November 4th, 2018

    Week of November 4th, 2018 We got the leaves picked up just in time before our first major snowfall in November.  It’s nice to see the snow come, and even ...
  • Week of November 11th, 2018

    Week of November 11th, 2018I don’t think this week is a very good commercial for Wasaga Beach. We’ve had an early start to winter. It’s interesting to see how ...
  • Week of November 18th, 2018

    November marks a transition to winter, and this year winter weather has come earlier than usual. Despite some cold nights, the water is still too ...
  • Week of November 25th, 2018

    Winter has come early this year. There are daily snow squalls but with temperatures hovering near freezing the snow melts as fast as it can ...
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  • Week of Sunday October 20th, 2019

    Week of Sunday October 20th, 2019In late October the leaves are simply awesome. We’re lucky to live on a property with maple trees that all turn bright red. In early ...