Sunday sight: Catching the spirit

Sunday sight: Catching the spirit
Originally created for Expo ’86 in Vancouver, Barrie, Ontario’s Spirit Catcher was the start of artistic instillations all around the city’s lakefront. See more Saturday & Sunday sights. 

Sunday sight: Funky bee hives

Sunday sight: Funky bee hives
My soft spot for apiculture was obvious last weekend for the 2nd annual Randee’s Bees bee box painting at Headwaters Farm. A stunning spot with the warmest of hosts who also baked pizza for the guests who came hungry. The day was really about the bee hives though, that became works of art as families of ...

Sunday sight: Calamus winery

Sunday sight: Calamus winery
This beautiful little winery was a new one for the yearly wine tour. Calamus is Latin for archer. The land (like in many agricultural areas) turns up arrowheads. So Calamus Winery is an homage to its history.

Art, nature + a dreamcatcher bra

Art, nature + a dreamcatcher bra
In an ad for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, it said, “20 minutes north of Toronto, surrounded by 100 acres of northern landscape and hiking trails.” It’s like a perfect mash-up to explore on the weekend. Experiencing nature is exactly why I love escaping to the country. And being able to experience different forms of ...