TGF & new beginnings

TGF & new beginnings

To be honest I have always found exclamations of “Thank God it’s Friday” a bit flippant.  End of work week jubilation probably grates on the ears of those without the privilege of a regular job to go to.  Wellanders who have experienced their...
History within these walls.

History within these walls.

If you are visiting Welland for the first time, you might note the rich cultural heritage of the city…particularly evident on Saturday mornings at the local farmers’ market at Market Square. A memorial just down from the market beside the canal pays...
Jamestown, New York comes to visit.

Jamestown, New York comes to visit.

Some more cyclists came by last weekend. This time from Jamestown, New York. Did you know that Lucille Ball was born in Jamestown?  I didn’t. She also is buried there and it is home to the Lucy Desi Museum and Center for Comedy.  This summer Jamestown hosted a...
Bike Trips

Bike Trips

We have had this towel for a long time.  I am not sure if it was a gift or if we “inherited” it from family. Friesche Elfsteden refers to a “tocht” which translates into English as a journey or trip. In this case it is a 235 kilometer journey...