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Gentle Yoga & Balance 50+ with Alison

Gentle Yoga & Balance 50+  with Alison NEW...

Ken Allison – MVFN Champion for Nature, 2024

Ken Allison is a “wildlife ecologist/naturalist/educator”; extraordinaire! He...

Giant Baked Beans with Sausage Meatballs

by Susan Hanna This is another great recipe...

Reflections from the Swamp

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Why I Celebrate Lent

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Many lapsed Catholics have discarded most of their religious traditions and beliefs. For us, these beliefs have led to more questions than answers and failed...

Betty and Veronica, and getting your nails done

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The snowless Christmas break is over, and the kids are back in school. The winds of change continue to blow over the Mississippi Valley. During...

Auld Lang Syne

Reflections from the Swamp   Dear Reader Happy New Year! For many of us, It's time to reflect on the past year and resolve to make changes for the New Year. Others who...

Home Alone for Christmas

Reflections from the Swamp Best wishes to all of my readers and your families for Christmas, I hope to meet more of you next year as...

Coady Creek

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader My bride and I spent time with a grandchild making Christmas cards, listening to Bing Crosby sing Christmas carols, and...

Palestine’s future, fifty years from now

Reflections from the Swamp Do not mistrust foreigners who are living in your land.  Treat them as you would a fellow Israelite, and love them...

A Man Splitting Wood

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader My bride grew up on a farm in rural Nova Scotia on about 300 acres of mostly bush. Her father,...

Life Revisited

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader A friend recently had a stroke and was unable to communicate for days. Being lost to sharing was the inspiration...

Musings about Trees and Elections

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This article attempts to see what is happening to trees from a political and spiritual perspective. It is more classically...

Reflections on Politics and Blame

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader We are all bombarded with news of a world in crisis. We're hearing about or experiencing floods, droughts, and record-breaking...

Fall Rains on Thanksgiving

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader After weeks of high temperatures, dinners on the deck, a last swim at the quarry, and watching the angels with...

Fall Morning Routines      

Reflections from the Swamp A new, glorious day awaits the dawn, and the sun is starting to sleep in. It's too early for the first-morning...

Sandy Beach

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This story is about a time I had to adjust to the end of summer and face the reality of...

Murdoch comes to The Swamp

Reflections from the Swamp Shots were heard in the swamp on a night with only a tiny sliver of the moon to dispel the darkness....

My Bride’s Away

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader We’re zipping through the hay days of summer. I’ve missed writing to you and keeping in touch. I hope you...

The History of Ripped Jeans, Grandmas, and Edmond

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I imagined taking my deceased mother for a walk in downtown Almonte to see the changes happening on the main...

Father’s Day and Barbecues

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader If my father were still with us, he'd be a hundred years old this year. His name was Nicolaas. There...

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