Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Marshaling the Troops

D-Day approached as was expected. It was a do or die situation as the prime directive had come down from on high. There was...

Thank you for ‘Christmas Story’

by Gretta Bradley I am not accustomed to thanking someone I don’t know. He doesn’t even know me.  But I want to thank Jim Mountain...

A Christmas Story…

by Jim Mountain It was Christmas, 1972. Earlier that month and just out of university, I had started a position in Thunder Bay, at the...

Kim Kilpatrick wins Ottawa’s Celebration of People award

The daughter of long-time Almonte resident Marilyn Campbell has been awarded the Ottawa Celebration of People award for accessibility. Kim, who was born blind,...

Almonte resident’s daughter is one of Canada’s Top 100 Powerful Women

Proud mother and Almonte resident Mary Rozenberg was off to Toronto this week to celebrate her daughter's induction into Canada's Top 100 Powerful Women,...

Remembrance

by Allan Stanley During a tour of Parliament Hill in August, Eileen and I and a friend came across the Memorial Chamber in the Peace...

Keep an Eye on My Purse: a War Story

by Tracy Stimpson The first thing my dad did on his 18th birthday was to lie to his priest. Dad needed a document to prove how...

Social media – The good, the bad, and the ugly

by Tracy Stimpson The first time I ever commented on social media was on this very website.  I kept seeing Enerdu signs posted around town...

“Just because it’s fun”

by Bob Miller When I put up the tent in the front yard on the lake side of the cottage and start sleeping in it,...

North of 70

Editor's Note: Our occasional contributor Robert Miller has a cottage on Lake Huron in Southampton and spends his summers there. He sent in this...
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