Week of June 25th, 2017

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun 25 Jun 26 Jun 27 Jun 28 Jun 29 Jun 30 July 01
High 20 17 18 24 25 27 23
Low 13 8 8 12 14 18 19

A great fireworks show at Wasaga Beach for Canada Day.  Jamie and I hiked down from 18th street to watch the show as it got dark.

June 25th – simply spectacular. I’ve waited all year for perfect days like today.
June 26 – I don’t think this picture tells the story. I could literally see the rain coming across the bay.
June 26 – I’m usually amazed how there is no mud on the beach. Today was a different story. When the rain came it was so heavy the beach was flooded.
June 28th – I haven’t seen his bird before on the beach.
June 28th – I managed to get an action shot as it took off to get away from me with kayaks in the background
June 30th – for a change of pace, I went for my beach walk at 5:30 AM before starting work. I was hoping to see the sunrise, but this time of year I was a little too late.
June 30th – seagulls were my only company this time of day just before 6:00 AM
June 30th – early morning – The Stage for the Canada Day performances setup and ready to go.
July 1st – Beach One is a happening place. I previously though these trailers were rental accommodations, but turns out they are for vendors – how cool!
July 1st – a nice lady took a picture of me, Jamie and Michelle (left to right) all decked out for Canada Day.
July 1st – Jamie and I headed out later that evening for the big celebration – we decided to walk my usual route. It looks so different with the sun setting.
July 1st – we timed our walk so we’d get there just before the fireworks – sun sets a little after 9:00 PM this time of year.
July 1st – the main stage at the beach for the Canada 150 celebration. Beach was more packed than I’ve ever seen it.
July 1st – the fireworks were just awesome. I’m surprised they let us get so close. I took a million pictures but this one warrants a video instead!

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Week of June 18th, 2017

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun 18 Jun 19 Jun 20 Jun 21 Jun 22 Jun 23 Jun 24
High 28 22 19 18 25 23 21
Low 16 16 14 13 11 16 15

It’s been a wet June at Wasaga Beach, but I continue to enjoy seeing how things change day by day. ¬†Pictures below from daily walks the week of June 18th.

June 18th – We’ve had an awful lot of rain. Various parts of the beach are cut up by run-offs from storm sewers on Shore Lane. Some days you can jump over the small rivers, other days you can’t
June 18th – Sandcastle building competition on Beach one – half a dozen of the castles were spectacular. I chose this one to share.
June 19th – They’re doing a great job getting the beach groomed and in shape for Canada Day.
June 20th – as I started my walk, a beautiful day
June 20th – 30 minutes later as I reached the boardwalk the sky to the northwest looked like this
June 20th – taken just before I retreated to my truck. Heavy rain and a thunderstorm started minutes after I left the beach.
June 21 – winds from the north again – looks like a September day.
June 23rd – I love that the beach is getting decked out with new amenities. Pleased to see our tax dollars at work! I think these poles and rings are an excellent idea. Taken on a Friday with nobody around.
June 24 – classic cars were on display at the beach today. Mom was back from Manitoulin and joined me for the daily walk. Awesome.
June 24 – more cars – I’m showing only a few – there were literally hundreds of cars in the parking south of the beach one pavilion.
June 24th – more cars along the main strip of Beach one.
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Week of June 11th, 2017

Weekly Temperature
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Jun 11 Jun 12 Jun 13 Jun 14 Jun 15 Jun 16 Jun 17
High 29 30 23 23 19 26 27
Low 21 18 14 10 14 16 17

Beautiful June weather at Wasaga Beach.

June 11 – looking northwest on Georgian Bay
June 11 – I walk by this house every day on Shore Lane observing it from both sides. Rapid progress! This picture taken from Shore lane (the south side)
June 12th – this was my best picture by far this day. Looking east at the start of my daily walk.
June 13th – Someone moved a table to the waterfront
June 16 – simply perfect! Best day of 2017 so far.

 

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