I picked this book up at the Brock memorial. I couldn't put it down. The amazing things about how life was like in Ontario in the 1700's. Like killing 5 rattle snakes a day while clearing York St in Toronto. Or how loons were as big as swans. Talking to her husband about the beautiful bluffs they were canoeing past and deciding to name them Scarborough Bluffs after a friend. And how they thought there was a volcano in the north because of see what I assume were the Northern lights. Also what's interesting is it's from a woman's perspective. If you like history, you must read this.