Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Ah, the joys of becoming parents. Here it is, Ingrams. You ve imagined it, maybe even planned for it. You ve got that baby in your hands and you re home and now well, now what? To get you through the sleepless nights, here s some advice:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The cattle are prowlin , the coyotes are howlin Way out where the doggies bawl
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
I have written hundreds upon hundreds of columns, but as I begin this one, everything is different.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Spring feels like the time of year to exhale. After being wrapped up and shut in for the winter everything is uncurling, stretching and getting ready for new growth. It is a time that inspires movement. And movement is needed to get everything ready f
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
But surely the greatest mystery is about the sweetest of all spring things. How did maple syrup get invented?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
I started visiting Ruby Gilbert after I interviewed her for an article about residents at Hyland Crest and Highland Wood long-term care homes. The series, called The Road to Highland Wood, was about life stories. Some interview subjects gave short summari
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
It s spring in Muskoka which means that pretty soon we re going to start seeing bears. If you encounter a bear remember to stay calm because bears want to avoid humans.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A little while ago I saw this post on a social media site of a guy attempting to touch his toes. It took him 41 days, but he did it. He touched his toes. Can you touch your toes? For the record, I can, but it s not pretty.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Climate Change is a hot topic heard daily in our media. There is much concern and debate about it. For this reason, the programming at Nature s Place will feature information about climate change as a main point of education.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
A long-awaited walk in the spring woods is like stepping through a looking glass and entering a remarkably different world.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Firefighters put their lives at risk in more ways than one on the job. They obviously put their physical safety at risk, but so too their mental health.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
I can t delay any longer. It is April and it has to get done, so I ll just have to screw up my nerve and get on with it the hated spring crawl.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Shoreline road allowances are complicated, in both their history and the way municipalities deal with them. Minden Hills councillors may wish to think carefully before agreeing to an increase on the price of shoreline road allowances that would essential
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
It sometimes feels like the provincial government is trying to pinch communities north of Highway 7 out of existence.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote recently that the Republican party, now governing the U.S., is not ready to govern.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Spring technically arrived this week, making its entrance Monday.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
I woke this morning with a head like a fermenting pumpkin, ready to explode.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Richard Wagamese completed his life journey last week, leaving behind the only thing any of us leave: his story.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
When municipal elections take place next year, the year will be 2018.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Who says being an Opposition member in a legislature controlled by a majority government means you can t accomplish anything?
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
There is good news and not-so-good news about the weather for Haliburton County over the next three months.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
With cottage season coming up soon, it seems like a good time to discuss the importance of shoreline health.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
When you ve lived much of your life in snow country, grossly swelling snow banks are no big deal. Certainly nothing to worry about.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
News of a death does not always bring only dark sadness. Sometimes it brings illumination. That was the case last week when we learned that Stuart McLean, an unpretentious Canadian icon, had passed away. He died at 68 of cancer.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Never underestimate the power of a group of angry people.
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