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Chasing Mailboxes Coffeeneuring Challenge 2015 – Seven Bridges, One River

Caveat: last year I did individual postings for each coffee stop. This year its all in one. Warning, this is a fairly long post. For 2015 I decided to do the ‘theme-within-a-theme’ as mentioned on the Chasing Mailboxes website for the Challenge. “Seven … Continue reading

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Chasing Mailboxes Coffeeneuring Challenge 2014: Summary

This part of Québec, Pontiac County in the Outaouais, is mostly farmland, lakes, rivers, forest, and lots of gravel roads. As such I have found Coffeeneuring an interesting challenge. From home the closest Café is 17.5km. It is one of 2 or 3 … Continue reading

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Stretching the legs: Coffeeneuring but Not a Fishing Hole!

On Sunday I did another little outing for the Chasing Mailboxes Annual Coffeeneuring Challenge. Another coffee  – Coffeeneuring Coffee #6. Another Cafe without walls. Another creek bridge, but not a fishing hole. Admittedly this is one creek that I wish … Continue reading

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Stretching the Legs

It has been nice to have access to routes that had been denied us because of winter’s doings. I will need to get the fly-rod ready! More flowers!?

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Not too much of a hardship? – Annual Closure / Fermeture annuelle

In about 2 more hours I will be closing the doors of Art Brûlant for two weeks (and a couple of days). I will re-open them on Tuesday, September 17th (2013 :)). In the mean time there is a little … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring…….Aaron Copeland & I’m a Creekside Whimp

At some point at this time of year I get around to listening to Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. I am listening to it now. It is one of my favourite classical pieces. I am actually surprised I haven’t done it … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring……It’s Wet!!!!

It is Wet!!!!!!! This rain is great for the flowers we transplanted over the weekend  But it makes it hard to mow the lawn. It also means that the creeks are a little higher than I like for wading with … Continue reading

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