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Warning, some readers may find the following a little disturbing. While we were finishing up eating our late breakfast at a local restaurant, a Starling accidentally flew into the window where we were sitting. After the impact, the Starling dived involuntarily, face first and wings spread, into...
Last week we experienced a spring like winter that ended with a major snow storm right across York Region. On Friday (January 12th), I found myself downtown Aurora driving in with freezing rain pellets pounding my car and driving out with fluffy heavy wet dancing snow plastering...
Winter is back in Aurora (Hamilton Park) for the second time this year. We only had two full snowfalls in Town as of today February 18, 2016. No one expected that this year will be a warm winter; the Town didn't either. We almost gave up on the snow; but it...
We anxiously waited for the bell to ring. It wasn't a modern ring either. It sounded like a giant telephone ringing. Once it rang it echoed throughout the walls of my old elementary school back in late 70’s. The big flaked snow behind the window was falling...
Asking how to survive winter in the Town of Aurora with children is a bit of extreme. Perhaps I should ask this, what to do with children in the winter in the Town of Aurora? Since I have been actively spending more time outside during this winter,...
In the morning I looked out the window. Our sidewalk was covered with beautiful smooth snow dunes and the wind was still swirling around. I checked the outside temperature. It was way too cold to go out. Especially for our six year old. It was still cloudy. It...