b'Falltime Pleasures at Resorts of OntarioBY DONNA S. VIEIRAAs late summer morphs intoIn autumn, everything is falling: theplenty of room to breathe. As the angle fall, the harvest season begins.leaves, the temperature, the angle of theof the sun drops closer to the horizon, sun. The season invites us to ponderthe sunlight is gentler, almost spiritual. What can be more delightfulthe rhythms and cycles of life. LeavesIt lights up dust particles in the air, cre-to a gardener or farmer thanand fruits return to the earth to nourishating an ethereal cathedral light. The future growth. Plants and trees drop thelesson from nature is that for there to be harvesting the fruits of hisseeds to ensure the continued survivala sustainable relationship, there needs labour and sharing them?of their species. Trees drop their leaves,to be a balance between giving and re-leaving only bare branches, giving usceiving.Splashes of ColoursThe brownish yellow colour of a ripen- bond and unwind in front of your fire- in Muskoka, features a variety of out-ing field of grain is symbolic of fall inplace after a day of play and explora- door activities and accommodation for Ontario. Its the colour of gold andtion. At Cedar Grove Lodge, cottagesyou and your pets (on request). An ancient treasures. Surrounding forestsrange from rustic to luxurious, eachall-inclusive getaway awaits you at the explode into a kaleidoscope of colourswith its own unique character, charm ranging from bright yellow and copperand cozy wood-burning stone fireplace. to cherry red and deep burgundy. AndIn the Kawarthas, Southview Cottages what better way to take in all theoverlook Rice Lake, combining beauti-splendour than at a Resorts of Ontarioful scenery with exceptional fishing and property? local attractions. At the quiet fami-ly-friendly Blue Mountain Lodge on picturesque Lake Kasshabog, you can admire Mother Natures artistry fromBayview Wildwood Resort, the perfect your private patio. place to enjoy all the beauty autumn brings. In the Kawarthas, the Elmhirsts Prefer a little pampering? NestledResort inspires your sense of adventure among birch and pine trees near Parrywith such activities as a sightseeing Sound, the Grand Tappattoo Resort ontour by floatplane. The all-inclusive For an authentic Muskoka cottageOtter Lake offers a choice of lodge orFern Resort on Lake Couchiching experience, Resorts of Ontario has youcottage accommodation plus the con- encourages you to kick back, relax, covered with a variety of options. Self- venience of on-site restaurants, sauna,reconnect and soak up the surrounding catering cottages at Bondi Village Resortpool and in-room dining. Another full- scenery as you discover new challenges in Lake of Bays are the ideal place toservice resort, Hidden Valley Resortand explore nature.'