Out and About Archive May 18, 2010 to July 23, 2010

Out 'n' About

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July 23, 2010

Perfect weather for sailing off Chantry Island

Southampton Market in Southampton was once the famous Solomon Knechtel furniture factory, the 2nd largest in Canada until the 1930s .. today, it is a major tourist attraction

July 22, 2010

Long-time summer visitors to Southampton, Mark and Marion McBurney, who stay at the Lascombe cottage,  and friends ...

... Helen Breslauer and Bob Frankford

July 22, 2010

"The diner's open and we're glad to see them back," says Barry Ruhl

Callea and Alysia Mule of Hamilton enjoyed the Bruce Power Beach Party

July 12, 2010

It's not the official flag of Canada but ...

it is the one that Brock & Catherine Hall of Toronto would have liked, with the blue borders representing 'sea to sea'.  They do however, also fly the official flag on their boat Northern Secret recently docked in Port Elgin

Southampton Saturday Sidewalk drew lots of interest at Martin's Home Hardware...

... as did the Big Green Egg BBQ and smoker

July 11, 2010

Scott King with salmon caught on July 9th Media/Sponsor day of the Chinook Salmon Derby

July 2, 2010

Out 'n' About Canada Day fireworks by  Crossling     Read More

June 29, 2010

This is our son Skylar and daughter Serena kayaking on our lawn in Ripley after the torrential rains we received Monday

Submitted by Gary & Anita Rutledge

Storm clouds move over Southampton

Storm clouds come across the lake over Hi-Berry Farms

June 24, 2010

Tom Stewart displays his new wood processor which he had shipped in from Oregon.  The machinery allows him to cut approximately three cords of wood per hour

June 24, 2010

Owner of Port Elgin's Ports Emporium, Jane McAllister (C), donates to local hospital auxiliary co-Presidents, Lynda Rutherford |(L) & Margaret Crossling  (R)  for new TV sets in the ER and Lab patient waiting rooms

June 20, 2010

Jacob, Olivia and dad, Joe Murray enjoyed the hot dogs ...

... at the Southampton Lawn Bowling Club BBQ on Saturday

June 19, 2010

Jane Kramer is seen sitting in the lighthouse keeper's cottage on Chantry Island recently. Jane was instrumental in choosing the furniture as she remembered it as a young girl. (submitted by Carol Walberg)

June 17, 2010

Out 'n' About Corina Serda to study with Al Gore Read More

June 15, 2010

Out 'n' About The hidden spots of Bruce County  Read More

June 11, 2010

This three-mast, five-sail ship, the "Moonfleet" from Goderich, was docked in Kincardine Harbour Thursday

June 9, 2010

Black Iris by Barry Ruhl

June 9, 2010

Volunteers recently shingled the roof of the Accessibility Playground shelter. Among them on the roof are (L) Dylan Cobean, Craig Lindsay, Chris Edwards, Leona Cunningham, Jill Jagelewski & Director of Community Services, Mike Myatt, who trade his pen for a tool belt

June 8, 2010

A major portion of the bike/pedestrian lane along the lake road between Southampton and Port Elgin has been paved ...

... users already enjoy riding in safety

Submitted by Wayne Petherick

June 4, 2010

Submitted by Carol Walberg

A mother protects her nest on Chantry Island on Friday, June 4

North sewer expansion continues

June 3, 2010

This beauty, an unusual 'black' iris in the yard of Pat and Barry Ruhl in Southampton, only emerged in the past couple of days.

June 3, 2010

This old one-lane bridge can be found beside one of the access points to the Saugeen River, south of Paisley

June 1, 2010

This arrived in the mail for one of our readers

Stephanie Putnam & Jordan Grensewich tie the knot outside on the lake shore

May 29, 2010

Ready for summer at Southampton Pet Hospital

May 28, 2010

MPP Carol Mitchell & Assistant Jennifer took the time to take an unexpected tour of the local Southampton Fire Hall after presenting a Trillium grant to the Accessible Playground on Thursday, May 27

A flock of Canadian geese soar over MacGregor Park on Friday, May 28

May 25, 2010

A rare sunset taken in Southampton by a Larry Leonard family member

Submitted by Peter Little

Accident scene in Port Elgin in front of the UPI gas station - no details yet available.   

May 24, 2010

Out 'n' About Low flying jet rattles windows

May 23, 2010

We have had hundreds of butterflies on our lilacs this year.

Iris Bowers

May 21, 2010

I thought you might be interested in seeing this photo of a fish duck that fell down our chimney this week and landed with a thud in our fireplace. It was quite a surprise! It was rescued by the Ministry of Natural Resources and released over the lake.

Judy Dewaele

May 19, 2010

Sunset submitted by Bob Hastings

May 18, 2010

Bridge repair underway between Burgoyne and Port Elgin



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