Torbay Cottage Resort
Here we continue to showcase some ongoing news
items of stuff going on locally
Well, the high water of May/June subsided slowly into July, and while the summer in July was still unsettled and cool, it was at least not quite so wet! Still, Torbay was near capacity with guests,
and Alex Cruickshank above was the first to build a beach fort. Sorry your chair did not get as warm/hot as last year Randy!
As always, folk have a great time with the beach toys/boats... and the Dupuis family showed how to load the canoe with the entire family
As July progressed the weather continued to improve and the lake level dropped to normal by end July.
and the last week of July turned into a beautiful warm and dry/sunny
Being burried was a good way to keep cool - until Odis decided to pay a visit to the burried body and promptly piddled on his feet! (amidst howls of protest)
The Nantel family... Al received the father of the year award!
Jessica Awe with a great sunset
Below, the Minards, enjoying the sunset while their children feed the ducks
In Fact there were some excellent sunsets...
August 4 to 7 brought the Heritage Festival and Airshow to the North Bay Waterfront (as every year) and the weather held out just fine for the great multitude of events.
Left photo of the Canadian Firefighters Challenge... right Northern Lights Aerobatic team.
Among the many events... the Norco Bicycle Demonstration. In the background the massive stage where half a dozen concerts were held, including Amanda Marshall, The Wilkinsons, BlackHawk and Susan Aglukark. Fireworks were also staged Friday and Monday evenings.
Heritage Festival is now over... but the memories linger
Fall brought spectacular colours, the likes we have not seen in many displays... Weather was nicer than usual too and perhaps that explains why September and Octorber came and went quickly...
As the tourism season wound down, we found more folk traveling weekends only, and through the area... resulting in very busy Saturdays... In any event, Torbay settled into the stronger corporate client market. Many construction projects are found around town this fall and Torbay was home to several of the workers forging required changes of the local IGA into a Sobeys, and a group of drywallers boarding the new inbownd Call Centre Teletech. Torbay was busy!
Also Sean Mosey and his wife Suzanne and their daughter took up residence here for 7 weeks while awaiting the closing of their chosed home. Sean has opened a new Household Finance office in North Bay. Now if I could just get that 'special' rate ha ha...
Anyway, I have only a few photos to add here... and now it is near end November. We have had our first snowfall, but the ground is not frozen and so it is generally anticipated that the snow will mostly go, and the cold will return, the ground will freeze and then it will snow again, and it won't stop snowing until April.
Christmas brought several folk here to share/visit with their families, some coming from as far as Calgary to be with family, others from Ottawa, Timmins etc... followed by some couples just wanting to get-a-way before the New Years revelling (sp?) - and after the busy Christmas season... u know...
Through the holidays I picked up a high quality webcam to experiment (read 'play') with live image updates on the site ... and after some finicky stuff I had up some test images. I am obtaining a second camera and plan to set up two live images, one overlooking the yard, the other capturing the beach/lake/sunsets... YES! you will be able to log in and see today's sunset in real time! (presuming we have a sunset ha ha)
... and how's it been with you?
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