Lost in Grey and Loving It

I got lost in Grey County today and it was SPLENDID.  How?  Well, I took a wrong turn, ignoring well-meaning advice to ‘stay off the gravels roads” and throwing caution to the wind. The result was an hour of wandering the back roads of central Grey County.  Yes, what was expected to be a simple, late afternoon drive from Clarksburg to Big Bay became an ADVENTURE.  I love adventure and while  I apparently have a significant lack of directional sense my geographical genetic misfire took me down roads much less traveled and brimming with surprises.  How perfect is that? The BEST was a right turn that put me on a gravel road completely canopied with green.  Tall trees lined up on the left and right, stretching up and over until they touched.  I slowed my speed to make my drive through this tunnel of towering maple sentries last as long as possible.  It was magical.  (For anyone interested in finding this amazing space head south on the Townline from Walter’s Falls and keep an eye out for Robson Road.  Enjoy.) I haven’t lived in Grey County very long and with that newbie status comes the ability to DISCOVER at every turn and over the crest of each hill.  For anyone who doesn’t know already – Grey County landscapes are stunning. So, as I searched (but not that hard) for a path to take me home, I drifted past century farms, rolling fields and woodlands that continued for miles.  From my view atop Kemble Mountain I saw Georgian Bay stretch its dark deep waters to the horizon.  I discovered hamlets...