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Peter Nelson’s travels – Alaskan notes, part 2

by Peter Nelson I liked the great money I was making up north, and had made some good friends on the geophysical crew, so I...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Historic Almonte website set up by Brent Eades with photos from Michael Dunn

Almonte residents will be interested in this site which contains 18 pages of historical photographs of Almonte. Reader Joan Levesque alerted us to this...

Mind the time

by an Almonte ‘Native’ , yes, born and raised in Almonte as were my parents. To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… It’s a hot summer Saturday...

A slower pace of life

By an Almonte ‘Native’ To stimulate discussion and relive memories…… Listen! Do you hear that? The distinctive clopping sound of a horse’s hooves as it...

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