The Reality of Chronic Lyme Disease

Lyme is a strange beast. There’s good days among the bad, but every so often, there’s a REALLY bad day. A day that makes you wonder if you’ll see the next. Do people without Lyme have those? I don’t say what I say for sympathy or attention. I’m too old for that crap. These posts… Continue reading The Reality of Chronic Lyme Disease

Where I’ve been

Dear friends, Speak your mind even if your voice shakes. Right? I didn’t want to share this. I debated with myself and with others for a very long time. You see, I don’t like labels. I don’t want to be known for anything other than being Joyce. I’m not sure why this story is harder… Continue reading Where I’ve been

Wolf Lake

It’s been a relatively quiet summer; at least as far as any writing goes. I’ve been enjoying tagging along to help hide some paddles for the Paddle in the Park Contest. It’s been a blast! But obviously I haven’t been able to share any info about any trips until after the paddles were found. This… Continue reading Wolf Lake

Happy holidays! 

From both of us at Go Outside, however you celebrate the season, have a wonderful holiday! 

Tree Top Trekking

​Yesterday a group of friends and I went to TreeTopTrekking in Brampton. We finished the five grueling courses as well as the huge zipline across the lake! This is my second time doing this and everyone else enjoyed it so much that we’ve decided to try and turn it into an annual event. It was a scorching hot… Continue reading Tree Top Trekking

Always an Adventure!

I tend to use this phrase a lot.  Life is always more fun when you view everything as an adventure, a learning opportunity, or stepping stone, instead of an obstacle or hurdle.  Yes, I’m that person: going into overtime at the end of the work day, the water heater springs a leak and the septic… Continue reading Always an Adventure!

In the beginning

So how does the story begin? It’s hard to say really.  When I was young I was always outside.  Typically found following my big brother around. I liked the outdoors. We had a huge forest behind our house and we always used to hop the fence to go swing on the vine over the big… Continue reading In the beginning