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Green Heron at the Pond

Categories: Around Quinte and Lens Friends.

At a busy intersection at the north end of town is Reid’s Dairy Plaza.   At the back of the plaza there is a pond which has some resident goats, turtles, and ducks.  It is also a great stopping place for herons and Canada Geese.   Reid’s Dairy also sells ice cream and milkshakes and it is a great place to see families enjoying a treat and wandering around the pond.  The other day on our way home (we pass this pond going into town and out of town) I saw a silhouette of what I thought was a green
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It Was A’maze’ing

Categories: Around Quinte, Hallowe'en, and Out and About.

Just before Hallowe’en we took the grandkids to a local farm to choose some pumpkins and we had an a’maze’ing time.  Willowcreek Farm always has a wonderful display at this time of the year. Throughout the summer months they have a roadside stand at the corner of our road where I buy most of my fresh veggies.  The actual farm is one concession over from ours and they also sell veggies from there as well. This is the farm that owns the fields behind our property along with their farm on the 5th concession.  For Hallowe’en they have a pumpkin patch
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