James’ Journal

Welcome to my blog.
This is where I write about the cottage, and write about my travels. I just write, because that is what I do.

Cottage Prepping

It always seems in early Spring that my wife and I get restless. It is the drawback of the island cottage, there is a period of forced absence. We have to wait until the lake ice melts away before w... Read More

Remember When

“Remember when the sound of little feet, was the music we danced to week to week.” (Alan Jackson) What I will call the ‘quiet season’ is upon us, as our kids are back to school.  For us, t... Read More

Happy Making Waves

I always enjoy seeing two motorcycles passing each other on the highway or on a winding cottage road, the way the drivers give each other that two-fingered side wave.  It is a very cool gesture; calm... Read More