Leisure is time spent away from work, chores, or other compulsory living. When it is your choice to do whatever it is you want. As a leisureologist I study that time, and what people do with it. This blog is a journal of my findings.
Mackenzie is a destination for outdoor sports enthusiasts. In the winter, Mackenzie hosts dog sled racing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling competitions. Morfee Mountain overlooks Mackenzie and is a popular destination for local hiking and an off-road vehicle destination. Mackenzie has a swimming pool, indoor and outdoor skating rinks, a curling rink, and two developed beaches on Morfee Lake; First Beach is used primarily for recreational swimming, and Second Beach includes a boat launch. Mackenzie has a ski hill just east of the main town and is 45 minutes away from Powder King ski resort as well as Little Mac a small hill in town. Several lakes that are great for fishing spots.
My little town, of 18500 people, is home to one the oldest Dairy queens in Canada. At one time it had the largest flour mill in the British empire, and has the mysterious shrinking mill. As you drive towards the … Continue reading →