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The Ecology Garden

Categories: Out and About.

One morning we headed out to Cobourg, to pick up a special order at our favourite British store, to walk the beach and hopefully find some lake glass, and to make our first visit to the Cobourg Ecology Garden. One piece of lake glass we found was marked Heinz Co with the number 255 on it. Some research on the internet found a list of glass codes by the Heinz company. This one was from a 14 ounce ketchup bottle made between 1918 and 1943. Wow, it is an old piece and will be kept with all the other glass
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Cobourg Beach Daycation

Categories: Daycation and Out and About.

It was a glorious day for daycation.  Cobourg is a wonderful town about 40 minutes to the west of us along the 401 Highway. Daycations are fun, short day trips to take to visit wonderful places close to home. There is a big expanse of sandy beach, quiet in the morning except for some gulls and a few beach walkers. There is a snack bar, a splash pad, play structures, gardens, harbour and more.  If you want to do a bit of shopping the downtown is just a short walk away. This is a day use area only and there
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