Sunday, October 25, 2020
Altar of Sacrifice
Altar of Sacrifice, Remembrance Sunday On a cold November Sunday morn, an old man sits a whileLooking though old photographs, he can’t help but smileThey’re all there, all the boys, with hair cut short and neatUniforms of...
Family First Night was just a buzz word until we as a family took part in this December 31st annual Town event for the second year in a row. Family First Night is not one of the highly attended events in Town but it is an enjoyable...
Black Garbage Bags
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. There has been a lot of conversation lately about the colour of our garbage bags (black garbage bags, clear bags); swirling in the air like the contents of my blue box on a windy Thursday. It took me by surprise at first;...
Meeting Batman at the Aurora Farmers Market today! He expresses how he feels. "Matthew are you okay? What are you doing?" I asked."Mom it's very annoying when you keep asking me all the time," he replies."Matthew when you ask me for...
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...
Our son (soon to be seven years old) now knows that the price tag on toys and taxes. Thus he knows that price tag on the toys is not the actual price we pay at the cash register. He knows he has to pay 13% HST tax...
Aurora Youth Skateboard Park
New - Aurora Youth Skateboard Park. Aurora Youth Centre is now officially open to Aurora youth at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex as of May 2nd, 2015. Got a skateboard? Got a scooter? A new outdoor skateboard park in the Town of Aurora is...
Kids Talk
Kids talk always puts smile on my face. All the things I can win, sounds like a line from Dr. Suess books. Living in today's media driven world heavily targeting children, sometimes I think that reading at a young age can be dangerous. But then the sooner...
It was a beautiful day! The Aurora Arctic Adventure 2017 Family Day event at the historic Town Park on February 20th endured record high temperatures, perhaps even historic temperatures. The banks of snow from last week's snow fall were big enough failing to melt completely. The ice ring...
Nimbyism
By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. Nimbyism? My husband still secretly pines for an oak tree. A big, beautiful, majestic oak tree. He’s leaning towards a red oak as he’s always loved them. We planted one at the old house, right out on the sprawling lawn of...