2021 walks

  • Week of December 27th, 2020

    Week of December 27th, 2020The lake effect snow warnings ended on Tuesday. I was hoping for colder temperatures, but unfortunately the forecast is warm. Warm weather means that the ...
  • Week of January 3rd, 2021

    Week of January 3rd, 2021Hopefully 2021 will be a better year than 2020. This week started out warm with some nice sunny days. In prior years there has been ...
  • Week of January 10th, 2021

    Week of January 10th, 2021Another unseasonably warm week along Wasaga Beach. The upside is the the snow has melted and it’s easier to walk along the sand than snowmobile ...
  • Week of January 17th, 2021

    Week of January 17th, 2021We’re starting to return to more seasonal weather this week. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but we need a couple of weeks of very ...
  • Week of January 24th, 2021

    Week of January 24th, 2021After heavy snow on the weekend, we’re starting to finally get colder temperatures. The shoreline is slowly starting to freeze despite steady winds from the ...
  • Week of January 31st, 2021

     
  • Week of February 7th, 2021

    Week of February 7th, 2021Even with nights getting as low as -20C and temperatures below freezing all week, South Georgian Bay still refuses to freeze.
  • Week of February 14th, 2021

    Week of February 14th, 2021More seasonable temperatures this week with some beautiful days.  Small amounts of snow overnight almost every day. A stream behind the Recplex always catches my ...
  • Week of February 21st, 2021

    Week of February 21st, 2021This week was a little warmer, and the ice conditions have become excellent for walking down the beach. Finally the snowmobile trails are firm enough ...
  • Week of February 28th, 2021

    I’m not sure whether March came in like a lamb or a lion. It was certainly cold enough overnight with blowing snow (-12C). It was warming ...
  • Week of Sunday March 7th, 2021

    Week of Sunday March 7th, 2021Most days this week I walked down the beach twice. The evening pictures are taken from the west end of the beach between 50th and ...
  • Week of Sunday, March 14th, 2021

    Week of Sunday, March 14th, 2021This week we watched the shore ice slowly disappear. This was a gentle winter compared to years passed. We rarely say the bay fully frozen ...
  • Week of March 21st, 2021

    We had an unseasonable warm spell in late March – summer weather! March is definitely going out like a lamb this year. The highlight of my ...
  • Week of March 28th, 2021

    Unfortunately there isn’t a lot to see this time of year. The bay is completely free of ice, but there is hardly anyone is on ...
  • Week of April 5th, 2021

    Week of April 5th, 2021A return to summer weather this week. Temperatures in the high twenties. This is insane for early April!  
  • Week of April 11th, 2021

    Week of April 11th, 2021The rule of thumb around here is not to plant flowers until May 1st. This year the season is way early. There is still the ...
  • Week of April 18th, 2021

    Week of April 18th, 2021This week we moved our son out of his college residence at Georgian College. The beach is even quieter than usual with another COVID-related lockdown ...
  • Week of April 25th, 2021

    Week of April 25th, 2021The problem with April is that it seems to last forever. We just get a taste of spring, and then it is back to cold ...