Introductory Statement We thank our God for the blessings of the last two years. We have found a profound unity among ourselves on the issues of vital importance to our Reformed testimony.
This time we set our sights on Owen Sound with the goal of investigating the Butchart family roots in that area. With a little online investigation, I found that the original Butchart estate was still there and so we had our mission.
We drove north to Orillia and then west to Wasaga Beach on the Horseshoe Valley Road — a beautiful, treed route with long steep hills and valleys.
After lunch in Wasaga Beach we enjoyed a scenic drive along the south shore of Georgian Bay and a Dairy Queen stop in Meaford where we picked up a few hundred unnecessary albeit delicious calories.
Typical of early September, the weather was rainy when we started out but the sun made an appearance just in time for me to capture some spectacular shots of the bay. A break in the clouds — looking north across Georgian Bay. As we drove past the Blue Mountains, I was reminded of one of my first skiing experiences.
My girlfriend, who was an accomplished skier, took me on one of the easiest runs that was just one step above the bunny hill. I dismounted the ski lift with all the grace of a circus clown and made my way awkwardly to the hill.
Convinced I was about to launch myself into thin air and then plunge to an untimely death, I opted to remove my skis and walk down instead.
Le Scandinave Spa entrance.
I discovered this spa online several years ago and gifted my parents with a day pass but had never been there myself. I must say I was impressed.
Another one to add to my list! The woman working there was friendly, helpful, and obviously passionate about Owen Sound and all it has to offer. She also told us that Owen Sound had been a major port in times past and the main shipping gateway to the west.
Algosteel Great Lakes Freighter A stroll along the water yielded more pictures including a large grain facility, a massive Algosteel Great Lakes freighter, and an old grey tug boat on display in front of the Marine Museum.
It turns out it was the Ancasterone of the two tugs displayed on the back of the last Canadian dollar bill. It had spent some time in Ottawa but then was brought back home to Owen Sound where Russel Brothers Limited, a local shipbuilding firm, had made it.
The Ancaster Tug Boat was built in Owen Sound and is one of two tugs featured on the back of the last Canadian dollar bill. We wanted to take a different route home so we headed southeast from Owen Sound on Highway The hectare property is part of the Niagara Escarpment and features a meter high waterfall and a spectacular view across the gorge.
We started walking along the trail that follows the edge of the cliff to find a better vantage point to see the falls.
We did find several spots that offered a better view but were shocked as we suddenly realized that the pathway had narrowed to less than a meter, was filled with slippery roots sloping toward the cliff edge, and had absolutely no fence — just a meter drop!
We backed up gingerly and started breathing again only when we had returned to the fenced portion of the trail. Looking west across the Eugenia Falls Conservation Area. A view of Eugenia Falls. After this interesting and mildly terrifying detour it was getting late so we made our way back to Highway 10 and continued south.
Suffice to say it was a full day and I was most definitely ready for bed by the time we got home. Another weekend and another great family road trip to remember!and the air ‘shudders’ with ‘snow’ lBoth are ‘deadly’. Owen juxtaposes the sibilance of the bullets with the light yet lethal ‘f’ sound of the flakes of snow in stanzas four and five.
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As Figure shows, our basic shapes can soon turn Dawkins' memes into objects of great scientific utility. Although the British anatomist Richard Owen, one of Darwin’s contemporaries, did not coin the word ‘homology’, he had an uncanny knack for interpreting fossils.
He gave dinosaurs their name, and was a director of the British Natural History museum. Aug 16, · Poets write to convey their concerns, perspectives and emotion regarding the violent matter.
In particular, Wilfred Owen is critical of the unworthy treatment of . “Dulce et Decorum est” - Essay A poem ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen conveys the horrors of war and uncovers the hidden truths of the past century.