Category Archives: Southampton, Ontario

Pebbles on the beach

As I walked along the pebbly beach in Southampton, Ontario, it brought back many memories of a childhood often spent scouring beaches for fascinating rocks and fossils.  I remember reading voraciously about geology, learning about sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, … Continue reading

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Guidance

Marine navigation was an integral part of daily life in the historic coastal town of Southampton, Ontario.  The Imperial Tower on Chantry Island warned ships of the surrounding dangers, while four smaller unmanned “Range Lights” guided mariners safely into the harbour. … Continue reading

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One of my favourite things

When I was a little girl, one of my favourite movies to watch with my family was The Sound of Music, and we watched it at least once a year, whenever it came on TV.  To this day, it is … Continue reading

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Can you name this weed?

Our last stop on the Bruce Coast Lighthouse tour that day in early July was in Southampton, Ontario.  Not being from the area, it was difficult to know the best place to park that would be near the lighthouses.  When … Continue reading

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