It has been more wittily than charitably said that hell is paved with good intentions;
they have their place in heaven also.
Robert Southey (August 12, 1774 – March 21, 1843)
In celebration of 25 years the Strathroy-Caradoc Horticultural Society Garden Tour was held Sunday, July 14th, 2019 from 10AM – 2PM.
All proceeds will be donated to the Women’s Rural Resource Centre.
Starting at 10AM on Sunday July 14th, 2019 volunteers at the Library were selling Passports for anyone who didn’t take advantage of the $8 Passports sold prior to the date.
An amazing contribution by those who opened their yards for the community to walk through, all the volunteers, and sponsors.
- Glen and Ruth Campbell
76 Pannell Lane, Strathroy
2. Sleepy Hollow Wildlife Sanctuary
395 Victoria St, Strathroy
3. Women’s Rural Resource Centre Community Garden
48 McNabe St, Strathroy ON
One of the Sponsors, Firefield Landscape Supply gave each of the tour attendees a free 1 gallon Perennial.
4. Ken & Joanne Vanderheyden
8081 Falconbridge, Mount Brydges ON
5. Willy & Evelyn Van Erp
24610 Sutherland Rd, Strathroy ON
6. Frank Sauer
425 Carroll St W, Strathroy ON
7. Cheri & Karl Loeb
2 Westgate Ave, Strathroy ON
8. Brittney & Nick Zwart
335 Beattie St, Strathroy ON
9. Sensory Park Community Garden
Adelaide Street & High Street W, Strathroy ON
The camera introduces us to unconscious optics
as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.
~ Walter Benjamin (July 15, 1892 – September 26, 1940)
Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
~ Antoine Rivarol (June 26, 1753 – April 11, 1801)
My favorite destination when kayaking.
My turnaround point on the Old Ausable Channel.
A view to the other side.
Surrounded by turtles, clear calm water and chattering birds.
The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers,
but for the wide world’s joy.
~ Henry Ward Beecher (June 24, 1813 – March 8, 1887)
Searching for daily quotes I often use Brainy Quote and look for one of the earliest people born on the date. Henry Ward Beecher had so many wonderful quotes on the site that it was difficult for me to choose just one.
I look upon the whole world as my parish.
~ John Wesley
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second.
Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
~ Paul Gauguin (June 7, 1848 – May 9, 1903)
Like a turtle sitting on a log in the Old Ausable Channel.
Sitting in the sun,
feeling the breeze,
drifting in thought,
being deafened by the silence….
Being alone in the quiet forest rejuvenates the soul.
Kayaking at Pinery Provincial Park is always an adventure. June is an ideal time to go before schools are out for the summer and the campgrounds are full. I’m always amazed to see so many turtles sunning themselves on logs in the Old Ausable Channel.
I had lunch on Beach 1. Lake Huron is still very cold. The water is high, but there is still a lot of beach to enjoy.