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Homeward Bound

 

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We left Brighton, Ontario and continued heading East.  The scenery was so beautiful and green.

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All signs and store fronts in Quebec are written in French.

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We spent the night at a truck stop and continued on in the morning.

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We have made it home.  We will spend a couple weeks getting some things in order and then the adventures will continue.  We will also continue with our homeless project.

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Spreading The Love

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We spent a week at the Milton Heights campground in Milton, Ontario.  Great location with all the amenities.  We recommend this place.

We then spent a few days in Darlington Provincial Park in Courtice, Ontario.  Located right on the lake with fabulous surroundings.  Staff are very attentive and the grounds well maintained.  We recommend this place.

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Meet Tianna.  This beautiful young lady is our grandaughter.  We are extremely proud of the fine young person she has become.  We got to have a great visit with her and her mom Michelle.

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Meet Tat’s son Ryan.  We had a wonderful visit with him and his family.

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Meet friends Mark and Karen.  Had a great visit with this wonderful couple.

Meet Tat’s long time friend Mickey, his wife Wendy and their son Dylan.  We are spending a few days with them in Brighton, Ontario.

1 Thessalonians 5:11  Therefore encourage one another and build eachother up, just as in fact you are doing.

My Big Fat Greek/Phillipino Party

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Meet Nina.  Nina and I have been friends my entire life.  We had a great visit.

Our good friends Louie and Dena invited us to their nephew’s one year birthday party.  We have been adopted into a Greek/Phillipino family.  Boy what a great combination…they know how to throw a party.

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Meet Jane.  We have been friends for many years.

Meet June and Mandy.  They work at theteardroptrailer.com…they made our trailer.  We own the original “diamond in the rough”.  We had opportunity to pop in for a visit.  Sorry we missed you Steve!

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Mandy gave us this great idea to put a canopy right over our trailer.  We added a solid panel and a couple tarps which created a changing area.  Thanks Mandy.

We are camping at Darlington Provincial Park for a few days.  Slowly making our way home.

Proverbs 27:17  As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.

The Fun Continues

20170627_115904We spent some time camping in Frank and Carolyn’s driveway in Milton, Ontario.  Then we moved to a campground.

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Korey and Akita joined us for a night.  Oh what fun!

 

 

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Meet good friends Mike and Karen.  We were so blessed to spend some time with them.

 

Charlie and Sam joined the fun as well.

Meet Cheryl and her staff at the Lunch Box Cafe in Milton.  This restaurant provides job opportunities for those with developmental disabilities.  The food and service were both excellent.

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Meet Joan and Carol.  Had a great time catching up with these long time friends.

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Meet Dan.  He is homeless.  We had opportunity to spend some time with him and bless him with a few things.  Turns out that Dan and Tat had matching rings.

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Proverbs 13:20  Walk with the wise and become wise,  for a companion of fools suffers harm.

Just Passing Through

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We left Manitoba and continued to travel East.  Things were starting to look much greener.

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These are inuksuks.  They can be seen everywhere on top of rock along the highways.

We spent a night in Kenora at the Anicinabe RV Park and campground.  This place is very clean and well maintained.  The view is absolutely spectacular.  We recommend it.

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Meet Sylvie and Kristel.  These brave ladies are on a roadtrip from Quebec to British Columbia sleeping in their overloaded small car.  We had opportunity to lend them a few things for a more comfortable sleep.  Happy trails ladies.

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We spent a night at the Flying J truck stop in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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We spent last night at the Wawa RV Resort and Campground in Wawa, Ontario.  This place is very clean, well maintained with all the amenities.  We recommend this place.   Statues of geese can be found throughout this small town.

Our next stop will be to visit family in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario.

Hebrews 6:10  God is not unjust;  he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them

So Long Saskatchewan

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We spent the night at the Comfort Plus Campground in White City, Saskatchewan. This campground is clean and well maintained however, the water and the washrooms have a very vulgar smell.  Camp here at your own risk.

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Meet Mitch.  Mitch is a good friend from back home.  We met up with him in Regina and had a great time full of laughter.  Nice to see a face from home.

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We left this morning and headed East.

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Meet Mark.  We met Mark shortly after crossing into Manitoba.  Moncton, New Brunswick is home for him.  Currently he is homeless.  We were able to bless him with a few needed items.  Mark was very excited to see a bible amongst the items. He wanted everyone involved to know that the items received were very much appreciated.

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We are spending the night at the Meadowlark Campground in Brandon, Manitoba. This campground is also a mobile community.  It is very clean and the staff very accomodating.  We recommend this place.

Tomorrow we continue east.

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1 Peter 4:8   Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.

Best Kept Secret

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Next stop was Watrous, Saskatchewan.  This is home to Manitou Beach.  This is a very small town with a whole lot of character.  We stayed at the Manitou and district regional park and campground. This park is clean and well maintained in a beautiful setting.  We recommend this place.

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This body of water is full of minerals said to have many healing properties.  I tried putting my feet in but the water was freezing.

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The town’s highlight is this mineral pool.  They refer to it as Canada’s dead sea.  The water is so full of minerals that it is impossible to sink.  You can stand straight up in the 9 foot section and you will just bob there.  What an experience.

Sculptures from local artists can be seen throughout the town.

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I found this artist’s pieces to be fascinating.  They are made out of recycled items but one of them is rebar…ever tried to bend rebar!

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We went for a night out to Danceland.  Danceland is a very famous ballroom that has been around for almost 100 years.  It has a 5000 square foot dancefloor that is built on horsehair.  The live band “Phoenix” was great.  We danced the night away and had a fantastic time.

Meet Doris.  This amazing woman is so full of fun.  She is known as the hat lady.  She gifted me with this fabulous hat.

These young people know how to have a good time.  When we asked what the special occasion they were dressed up for was,  they told us…”it’s Saturday night!”

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Meet Steve, Marilyn, Sarah and Pastor Doug.  We met these wonderful people at the Baptist church in Watrous.  An incredible part of our journey has been all the amazing people we have met.  We have thoroughly enjoyed our time here.

We left Watrous this morning and headed Southeast.  We are spending the night in White City, Saskatchewan.  We will continue heading East tomorrow.

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Have you heard the one about the guy who thought it was ok to overload his truck with branches and drive through town.  Well…one of those branches struck the windshield of someone passing by and cracked it.  Guess who needs a new windshield!

Our Father, who art in heaven,
hallowed be thy Name,
thy kingdom come,
thy will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
And forgive us our trespasses,
as we forgive those
who trespass against us.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.
For thine is the kingdom,
and the power, and the glory,
for ever and ever.  AMEN