Saturday - Gananoque May 12th 2018 Today, we headed off to Canada, but first we visited the Roswell P Flower Memorial Library in Watertown, NY. Though Watertown had a few private libraries at the time, the city had discussed having a public library open to all, and Emma Flower offered to build one to honor her father, a former governor of New York. The library continues as a public lending library, and also apparently houses a gene ... read more
North America » Canada » Ontario » Gananoque A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
I have spent most of my life in Northeast Ohio, having grown up, returned after college, and raised my son in a southwest community outside the city. I retired from a large regional bank in 2016, shortly after my father died, and around my 65th birthday.
I don't have a bucket list, but I try to snag opportunities as they present themselves. For example, I decided at the last minute to accompany a friend on a drive back to northern Minnesota in January 2017, allowing us to catch up on about 30 years of our lives. It also turned into an opportunity to see her beautiful house on Lake Shagawa,... full info