Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Most visitors to the San Francisco Bay area take in the usual popular sights: Fisherman s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The wood-fuelled heating systems being proposed for downtown Minden, Haliburton, Wilberforce and Cardiff by Torchlight Bioresources Inc. are a great idea for numerous reasons.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
My great-grandfather bought a lot on the eastern shore of Halls Lake in 1932, for five bucks.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
At first it sounds like the muffled booming of a distant jet. Or perhaps a moose thumping through the open forest over the next hill.
Friday, May 25, 2018
I was at the Minden laundromat this afternoon. I have not had to do this in years but washer breakdown made it a necessity. Put all the wash in, set it going and headed into town. Went to pay for something and no purse. Left everything there and hurried
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
I ve been inspired to help out with our garden this year. Over the past couple of days I ve been out cultivating the soil with one of those garden claw things. After a few years of this not being done it was quite a bit of work to get through the tiny roo
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The provincial election campaign is officially underway and in just less than a month s time, we ll know who Ontario s next premier will be.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
I think I am going to be ill. My stomach is gurgling, starting to roll and its contents are about to take flight.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
To the Editor,
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The financial reserves of the County of Haliburton are too low, an auditor told members of council last week.
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
I am boot-horned into seat 37B at 31,000 feet, massaging numbness from my legs when I taste a wetness at the corners of my mouth. It is a salty wetness and I realize that I am crying. In fact, I am about to bawl.
Friday, May 25, 2018
When I hear the word foam I think of something comfortable. Foam mattress, foam pillow, the foam that forms on the top of a beer sometimes. Foam rollers are not in the group. Not by a long shot. Yes, they are made of foam but they are meant to cause pain
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
While we often refer to and perhaps think of the three levels of government as distinct and separate, they are inextricably interconnected. What happens at one level can, and does, have implications at another.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
It is a dilemma I never expected to confront. Next month there is a youth baseball tournament in Cooperstown, New York, home of the baseball Hall of Fame. A grandson is one of the players and I planned to be there to cheer him on.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Finding something good in everything takes work.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
If you are regularly doing push-ups you ll be happy to know that there are many variations that work your body in different ways. Before we get to that let s do a quick review.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Thank you to all participants in last week s paint event, Colour With Wood led by Wendy Wood. We had a lot of fun while making some money for the Minden Curling Club, with 37 taking part in the artistic endeavour.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
There are just more than three months to go before marijuana becomes legal in Ontario and throughout the country, and it s clear there are still myriad unanswered questions about just how everything will work.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The community was shocked last Friday by the abrupt announcement that the board of the Ontario Early Years Centre for Haliburton Victoria Brock would close the licensed childcare centre in Minden, effective this Friday.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Despite the troubles facing it earlier this year, the Ontario PC party quickly and easily swept its way to a majority government last week.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
I m trying to figure out whether it was a wishful dream, or a nasty nightmare. Whichever it was, I know what prompted it.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Kathleen Wynne shocked Ontarians last weekend by admitting a blunt truth; after Thursday, the day this column is published in the paper, she will no longer be premier of the province.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
t s amazing what you learn when you open a book.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
We Canadians are just too polite. There are times when we need to swap our signature friendly, sometimes phoney, body language with genuine Canadian hockey body slams.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Each spring at the start of bug season I receive mysterious visitors to the fringes of a bush lot I have along Highway 35.
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