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Wine babies, nature and song

  1. 1. An Unforgettable Trip toPelee Island and Prince Edward County Barb Anderson July 2012
  2. 2. Combining my love of literature, music, good wine (and a fewsurprises!) with a restorative few days in natural surroundings
  3. 3. Pelee Island
  4. 4.  ThePelee Island Project: One Woman’s Escape from Urban Madness by Jane Christmas Lives of Saints and The Origin of Species by Nino Ricci who was born in Leamington in Essex County Essex County, a graphic novel by Jeff Lemire Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart – set in a present day farm on the shores of Lake Erie Stray Bullets , a mystery novel by Richard Rotenberg – parts of it take place on Pelee Island The Vinedressers: A History of Grape Farming & Wineries on Pelee Island by Ron Tiessen
  5. 5.  Point Pelee is The Place to Be!, SunParlour Players. Wave North Lake Erie Rainfall – Jim Brickman Same Latitude as Rome – a musical collective of songwriters and musicians based in Essex County
  6. 6.  First winery in A few good wines Canada?
  7. 7. Prince Edward County
  8. 8. “The clearest way into TheUniverse is through a forest wilderness.” John Muir, American naturalist
  9. 9. (Isis, our canine guide, knew the way)
  10. 10.  The County abounds with musical talent including: The Fade Kings (blues/rock), Mark Taylor (one man band), Lenni Stewart (singer songwriter), Jenica Rayne, The Frere Brothers, Emily Fennell, Six Feet Under Award winning percussionist Brian Barlow lives in PEC and the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie was born there
  11. 11.  Beyond Remembering: The Collected Poems of Al Purdy - Al Purdy, lived in Roblin Lake, Ameliasburgh, P.E.C Roughing It in the Bush (1852) by Susanna Moodie, who lived in Belleville Canadian Wild Flowers (1868) by Catharine Parr Trail, Moodie’s sister, who also lived in Belleville The Ash Garden by Dennis Bock, who was born in Belleville The Convict Lover by Merilyn Simonds, who lives just north of Kingston, ON
  12. 12. Surprises
  13. 13. Because I am a mother, I amcapable of being shocked: as Inever was when I was not one. Margaret Atwood (occasional resident of Pelee Island)
  14. 14. This is my older daughter, Meghan. We travel well together. Weboth enjoy nature, and reading, and music and the occasional glass of good wine. In fact, she’s a connoisseur of wine – or was ...........
  15. 15. In preparation for my new role.....
  16. 16. As a first timegrandmother...
  17. 17. Or just the beginning....

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