Did you say “lighthouse-keeper”?!

I don’t think I’ll ever forget the day my husband asked me if I’d like to be an assistant lighthouse-keeper for our family holiday.

Our first summer at Cabot Head Lighthouse.
“It’ll be fun!” he assured me.
I looked at him dubiously. Lighthouse? And assistant? Just what did that mean?
In August of 2000, we bundled our five-year-old son and our two cats (Wilbur and Orville) into the car and drove up to the Cabot Head Lighthouse on Georgian Bay. It turned out to be beginning of a long adventure—and the launch of what has become a deep love for and fascination with lighthouses.
Below are some of my favorite lighthouses: clicking on the title above each photo will take you to some photographs, videos and commentary. 

Ontario, Canada

IMG_1517 copy 2Cove Island       
 history_cabot_head_light_11_20110727_1966984813Cabot Head            
Screen Shot 2014-12-18 at 5.38.43 PMLonely Island 
 Screen Shot 2015-01-24 at 12.02.04 AMBlack Rock


Lighthouses of interest…          

Battery Point Lighthouse, California (USA)
Big Bay Point Lighthouse, Michigan (USA)
Bodie Island Lighthouse (USA)
Cape May Lighthouse, New Jersey (USA)
Chantry Island Lighthouse, Ontario (Canada)
Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon (USA)
Owl’s Head Light, Maine (USA)
Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse, Nova Scotia (Canada)
Point Sur Lighthouse, California (USA)
Port Boca Grande Lighthouse, Florida (USA)
Sambro Island Light, Nova Scotia (Canada)
St. Augustine Lighthouse, Florida (USA)
St. Simons Lighthouse, Georgia (USA)
White River Light Station, Michigan  (USA)   
Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, (Argentina)







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