Summerfolk 43

By: Kelly Babcock

Summerfolk 43

Tags: Summerfolk, Owen Sound, Music Festival, Crafts, Community, Bahamas, Sarah Harmer, Real Estate, Home

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There's Nothing To Do!

By: Kelly Babcock

There's Nothing To Do!

Tags: concerts, local music, entertainment

There's Nothing To Do! The Kids are right. I mean, they're annoying, and they're wrong. There are lots of things for them to do. They can ... go play outside, or clean their rooms, or read a book or watch TV or snapchat their twittering facebooks or whatever. That still doesn't help us. We live in a time and place where there is truly nothing to do. We could go to the movies or...Read More

The Rainbow Over Grey

By: Kelly Babcock

The Rainbow Over Grey

Tags: Pride Parade

  While it was worth the wait, the wait was still too long. And no, I'm not talking about the rain that I know we need, I'm not talking about that kind of rainbow.   Pride of place This is a rainbow we can all be proud of. On Sunday, June 10th, 2018, Owen Sound celebrated its first ever Pride Parade. There were some anxious moments leading up to it. There were questions l...Read More

Life on the River

By: Kelly Babcock

Life on the River

Tags: Saugeen River, Canoe, Kayak,

When you decide the time has come for you to start the search for your next home, you don't want to drag it out, right? That's when you want to see the option that fits your criteria. Maybe, just maybe, this is it. There's something about living beside a river that calls to the soul. Things change there, yet naturally and slowly. The seasons are more obvious, the wildlife is part of a...Read More

Architecture

By: Kelly Babcock

Architecture

Tags: buildings

When I was a child I didn't pay much attention to differences in architecture. I knew that some buildings gave me a sense of peace or happiness, but I always assumed that it was caused by the people who lived in them. And even though I didn't always know those people, it never occurred to me to doubt that deduction. "When I was your age ..." As a child, every year on the third ...Read More

Picture This ...

By: Kelly Babcock

Picture This ...

Tags: art painting Grey Bruce

Inspiration for art comes from two things in nearly equal measure, the talent to portray beauty in any setting, and being surrounded by beauty. Welcome to the great Grey Bruce area. We have an abundance of beauty, and thankfully an abundance of artists who seek out and make the effort to communicate that beauty. And as luck would have it, here in Grey and Bruce counties we have people who apprec...Read More

10 Reasons To List Your
Home This Month

By: Kelly Babcock

10 Reasons To List Your
Home This Month

Tags: selling your home

Is selling your property the furthest thing from your mind?  Well, here are some reasons for listing your property that you might not have considered. 1. Your property may be worth more than you think. (It’s difficult to determine market value on your own. I can calculate it for you. Give me a call.) 2. You might qualify for a better home than you anticipate. 3. Perha...Read More

Grey Bruce Sings Sweetly

By: Kelly Babcock

Grey Bruce Sings Sweetly

Tags: nature, concert, outdoor music, trees

Have you lived here long? Or is your plan to come here to live? If you live here already, congratulations. If you're looking at relocating to our area ... well, congratulations to you too. Either way, there are things you should know about this area. There's water There's water everywhere. It plays a huge role in our lives. We're so rich with it that we bath in lakes full of the ...Read More

Call The Contractor

By: Kelly Babcock

Call The Contractor

Tags: Contractors, Renovations

I've done a lot of things in my life. I've been a farmer, a printer, a computer repair man and a computer programmer. I've been an auctioneer, yeah, that one surprises people. I'm an editor, a musician, a poet and I write both fiction and non-fiction. I've done graphic arts work, and I've done in-house website technology and support.   Not done yet I've worked ...Read More

At The Lake

By: Kelly Babcock

At The Lake

Tags: Lake, Cottage, Fishing

At The Lake Do you remember? Do you remember what it was like when you were a kid at the lake? Do you remember the lake? Small and quiet or big and open, maybe you could see the other shore, see the cabins that your friends were at, see the cottage where someone special that you only saw in...Read More