Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lessons from my Mother

by Theresa Peluso Imagine never leaving your village in your lifetime, but being forced to change nationalities three times. Imagine going to a school where...

Home from the Arctic

by Jennifer Kingsley Jennifer Kingsley, a former Millstone contributor to the Millstone who moved from Almonte to Ottawa a year ago has just completed a trip...

Making memory by linking place

August 4, 2014 marks 100 years from the start of World War 1. by Pamela M. White, Clayton, ON Twice in the past two years I...

From nails to automobiles

The Story of the Taylors in Almonte & Carleton Place by Lyle Dillabough Alongside the beautiful castle-like structure that is the Carleton Place Town Hall sits...

The Huppmobile

by John Dunn The telephone rang while we were at the breakfast table. My father got up from his place and went to the inside...

Is the doctor in? – A John Dunn story

by John Dunn written February 10, 1999 As an introductory note, the doctor's house referred to in the first sentence is the imposing stone house at...

Christmas story – The Doctor and a horse called Frank

submitted by Michael Dunn. Written by his father, John Dunn. John Dunn's father was Dr. J F Dunn. In those days, the doctor kept both an...

STORY CONTEST: On the Job

by Mike Doyle This story was written in the summer of 1975 when I worked very briefly for the Rosamond Woollen Company, a textile mill...

STORY CONTEST: Granny’s Apartment

by Elena Richmond By the time I came on the scene, my grandmother was living in an apartment on Little Bridge Street in Almonte. Her...

STORY CONTEST: Negative + Positive = Almonte

by Mary Anne Harrison A few years after my Dad died, my Mom was moving from the family farm into Almonte to her first apartment....
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