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A Rainy Day in Toronto: Nov. 30, 2020.

See Viggo’s Den for more on our engaging Icelandic Sheepdog Viggo. The weather forecast for the next three days is not good. Rain, rain, and more rain – and maybe a bit of snow too! On the map, it looks … Continue reading

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If Not For Viggo – A Winter’s Day Walk Along The Don River

If not for Viggo, our Icelandic Sheepdog, I’d have sipped on a third cup of coffee this morning. Instead, we headed out for a walk at the tail end of a snow storm!  It was something I was actually looking … Continue reading

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November 7, 2019: Viggo Checks Out The First Dusting of Snow In Toronto’s Riverdale Neighbourhood

Well, that was early!  We woke up to a light dusting of snow in Riverdale; it is only Nov. 7. I decided to take my camera along on our morning ramble as Viggo and I checked out the first little bit … Continue reading

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The Last of Autumn’s Colours – A Walk Up Toronto’s Don Valley And Mud Creek

Yesterday was a beautiful fall day in Toronto – a gift I figured I’d acknowledge by grabbing my camera – and our dog Viggo – and going for a long walk up the Don River Valley and then over to the Brickworks and … Continue reading

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A Winter Morning’s Ramble Up the Don Valley & Moore Park Ravine

Previous Post: January 12, 2016 – Viggo Goes For A Walk As Snow Blankets Toronto’s Riverdale  Viggo and I set off at nine this morning. A very light covering of snow and a temperature around 0ºC promised to make for a … Continue reading

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January 12, 2016 – Viggo In The Snow As It Blankets Riverdale

Previous Post: Viggo Checks Out Toronto’s First Real Winter Snow – Dec. 2014 I knew Viggo and I  were in for a great morning walk even before the laptop was shut and the  reading light went off for the night.  The … Continue reading

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Viggo Checks Out Toronto’s First Real Winter Snow- December 2014

See Viggo’s Den on more of our Icelandic Sheepdog Viggo – “Born to herd and be heard!” The first touch of winter came in much more gently this year. Instead of the drama of 2013’s “Snowmaggeddon”, the ice storm that knocked … Continue reading

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Taking In The Fall Colours With Viggo

It is autumn in Toronto and that means fall colours. Over the past few days my dog Viggo and I have been up and down the Don Valley – i.e. the eight kilometers from Lake Ontario all the way up … Continue reading

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Ice Storm Patrol- Viggo On Watch in Toronto’s Riverdale

Two weeks and an eventual 75 million dollars later – and lots of grief for many people – the Ice Storm of late December 2013 is over in the Greater Toronto Area.  As I write this today, almost all residents … Continue reading

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