It is a matter of time and the Aurora Community Arboretum will be green again. However, having said that we must first wait for the winter signs to go away. We had an extra long winter this year and still a lot of ice and snow left on the ground that is slowly melting away. …

Town of Aurora Council Meeting at the Town Hall is the only show I watch so far. Not to mention that I do watch it live. What can I say; I just haven’t found time yet to watch TV shows regularly. I don’t want to compare our Town of Aurora council meetings to a soap …

In her book Aurora Memories and More, Elizabeth Milner wrote about Aurora Town Park: “When I was growing up in Aurora and I said I was going to the park my words meant only one place – the park on Wells Street across from the high school. This was the place where everything took place, …

A pungent candle aroma took me off guard as I was looking in the direction of the dairy products. Suddenly the vision of food totally unrelated to the scent behind my back made me think about tofu. Where’s the tofu? It only felt like I was in the right department – how wrong was I? …

Today I drove by the construction sites on Leslie Street and St. John’s Sideroad (Aurora) to see progress of the changing landscapes. Everything is moving fast. I thought that this year’s cold winter would slow things down – not a bit. Sometimes if I wait long enough to observe these places I tend to find …

Last week on the way home from Arctic Adventure at the Town Park we drove by the construction site near our home on St. John’s sideroad just East of Leslie Street, Town of Aurora. My five year old immediately spotted new homes sales office and a big sign beside as we drove by. “St. John’s …

Sheppards Bush and good weather definitely go hand in hand. Today’s winter weather was beautiful and appreciated by many. We all know how volatile our weather has been in the past few months – so I didn’t take a risk and I arrived at the conservation area in the early morning. The main entrance to …

This was another fun and sunny annual Arctic Adventure Family Day at the Town Park, February 17, 2014. Yes sunny! This was our third year coming out to Arctic Adventure and my photos do not lie – third year enjoying a sunny Family Day. However, it was not the warmer winter day I anticipated. The …

Town of Aurora is inviting you to experience nature – or not? Definitely our town is going through a major urban sprawl and I am confident that this will be noted as an important moment in the history of the Town of Aurora. Some welcome the development but I find it sad though, and somewhat hard …

The more I think about clear bags the clearer the picture I have about the clear bag green initiative program. Ideally this initiative makes sense but in reality there are questions to be answered. I am not resisting change or anything to do with green initiatives. However, as good as it sounds for our Town …