Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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...

North of 70

EDITOR'S NOTE: Bob Miller is a blogger and lover of Almonte and new contributor to the Millstone. He will contribute his personal stories and musings...

“The Somewhat Handyman”

Reader Bob Miller sends us this delightful story. I spent a good portion of Saturday helping a friend to paint a room in the basement...

Puppets Up! Helps to Build Communities – From Almonte to India.

by Peter Mansfield, Architect A series of events that started at Puppets UP in Almonte this past August has led to a group of Carleton...

Former resident recalls working for Louis Peterson

The article on Louis Peterson brought back many interesting memories of my relationship with Louis and the people who worked for him. Jack, Donny,...

A Christmas Lesson

Mary Macurdy stank. There was no doubt about it. The stench wafted around her like a cloud of noxious gas, the smell staying in...

Christmas Eve Image

A personal witness to one Christmas eve on the Alzheimer's Unit of the old Fairview Manor. by Karen Hirst Christmas Eve and the corridors are quiet following...

Flat-footed and Flabbergasted

by Catherine Cameron By Christmastime of 1977, Bernard and I had been married for five years and were the parents of a lovely two-year-old son. We...

He was just a face on the corner

In advance of Remembrance Day this Friday, Lyle Dillabough sends us this eloquent and moving story. He was just an old man. A face on the...

A Canadian story

Graham Lindsey shared this touching story on Facebook of a recent chance encounter on a Canadian train. He kindly allowed us to reprint it...
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