Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

James Mackintosh Bell

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B.   "The Millstone News", the exceedingly popular e-newspaper of the Town of Mississippi Mills (combining as of 1998 the...

Reader sends sweet story about Pakenham’s Riverbend Park

Hello Millstone Folks. I want to share a special story about somewhere my family has camped all my life. My parents visited family &...

Cracked Bowls, Empty Bowls

  by Rosemary Leach I have a friend Andrea. She doesn’t take up a lot of space in the world. Andrea has curly reddish hair, light blue eyes,...

SchoolBOX Trip to Nicaragua: Part 1

SchoolBOX is a charitable organization founded in 2006 by Almonte's Tom Affleck. Its executive director is Sarah Kerr, also of Almonte. Its mission is...

Romantic Interlude

by Peter Nelson The first thing I noticed was the gentle way her hair caught the sunlight. She sat by the window, and the late...

Fundraising for Augusta Street Park

by  Cathy Gayton I grew up in Almonte and had friends that lived near Augusta Street Park. I remember going to the park to...
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