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This afternoon I took a spontaneous road trip to nearby Elora. As much as I’m enjoying getting to know Guelph, I feel rather trapped when I can’t easily venture away. I’m glad that Guelph has a car sharing club, although, the trip didn’t go quite as smoothly as I’d have liked and I didn’t enough time to stroll down along the Gorge.

At least I was able to walk around the village. Elora’s a lovely touristy village with wonderful artisan shops. I was a tad disappointed in my attempt to find a cafe. A couple places were closed, another didn’t have a free table, and the place where I did eat was somewhat expensive. Yet, it was nice to get away for an afternoon drive.

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It was a beautiful sunny day today and I made my way over to the University of Guelph’s Arboretum. I needed a little revitalization and spending the afternoon outside amid nature is a great spirit lifter. It would have been nice to have my old snowshoes but boots were fine for the well-trodden paths. The grounds are serene and beautiful and there are signs of winter transitioning into spring.

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