21 04, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: April 21, 2022

By |2022-04-21T05:18:25+00:00April 21st, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

  Last weekend opened up the lakes. Some bays still had ice which had blown in. But for the most part, the water was open. We saw boats, both motorized and people powered, 2 paddle boards, several pwc’s and one skier (in a wet suit). On top of that, several folk we know had their [...]

13 04, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 13 April 2022

By |2022-04-13T01:50:42+00:00April 13th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

  Snowdrops seem like a ruse. They give a little hope (and joy) before the next dump of snow or bout of freezing rain. Crocuses on the other hand, closely followed by Cilla, are an affirmation. The ground is warming up (finally) and winter has lost its grip. There may yet be a dump (look [...]

8 04, 2022

MarketWATCH from Muddy Muskoka: 8 April 2022

By |2022-04-07T22:27:04+00:00April 8th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

The last two days have cut through the vestiges of winter, reducing accumulated snow piles to small mounds of ice. In the woods and on trails, where snow remains, sun does not shine. Even the forest floor is delicately greening. Rivers and creeks are brimming. Cataracts and falls of the watershed are in full voice, [...]

30 03, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 March 2022

By |2022-03-30T02:42:22+00:00March 30th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo Credit: Marcophotos on Canva MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 March 2022 The calendar says it’s spring. At the time of writing, the thermometer has a different tale to tell. At -18C you might think it’s mid winter. However, days are longer, robins are here and snow drops can be seen in sheltered spots. Still, making ice, [...]

16 03, 2022

MarketWATCH Muskoka: March edition

By |2022-03-15T17:11:13+00:00March 16th, 2022|Market Watch|0 Comments

March Break. For Cottage Country, this week is often quiet. It’s an opportunity to prepare and think about the coming season. Usually realtors are working to get listings together for the Cottage Life Show and the unofficial beginning of The Season. This year seems to be running on two tracks. Mother Nature gave us a [...]

21 12, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: Holiday Edition

By |2021-12-21T00:10:04+00:00December 21st, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

A few days before Christmas, the season is not quite as hoped. COVID’s returned in a rage and sadly for some, breakthroughs have put a damper on traditional festivities. Even the weather seems unsure, giving a wild swing in temperature, snow’s come and gone. At the moment, Christmas Eve in the near north may bring [...]

1 12, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: December 2021 edition

By |2021-12-09T05:54:17+00:00December 1st, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

MarketWATCH Muskoka: December 2021 edition The Holidays.🎁 The Holidays are upon us. Whether you mark their coming, as our American cousins do, with Thanksgiving🦃, begin being in a festive mood with 🏴Black Friday or Cyber Monday🛍️ (now celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic) or consider the more ancient traditions of Chanukkah🕎 or Advent🕯️, and [...]

14 10, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 14 October 2021

By |2021-10-13T19:02:28+00:00October 14th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

🦃Turkey’s done except for the 🍗left overs. 🌳Trees too… only a few 🍂leaves left. What doesn’t seem done is the warm weather. Quite amazing! After all, we have had ❄snow in these parts at Thanksgiving. Not only that, our friend Walter, went for a swim…🏊‍♂️ not a dip, a swim💦! I couldn’t tell if it [...]

29 09, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 29 September 2021

By |2021-09-29T00:03:58+00:00September 29th, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo by James Wheeler on Unsplash September’s done. No frost yet and none in the forecast. It won’t be long, though. At the time of writing we’re in single digits and the sky is clear. Autumn glory is just around the corner. It looks like the peak of colour and Thanksgiving stand a good chance [...]

22 09, 2021

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 22 September 2021

By |2021-09-21T23:57:22+00:00September 22nd, 2021|Market Watch|0 Comments

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash Fall. Autumnal Equinox. Pumpkins. Turkey. Hallowe’en. Traditions to follow and new ones to make. A time of sweaters, raking leaves and walks in the woods. Bright blue skies dominate memories. It’s also a season of storms and preparing for winter. But we’ll leave yard clean up and dead heading [...]