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For sale: Reel mower, bistro set

Lee Valley 27-inch reel mower. Blade sharpening...

Diana’s Quiz – May 18, 2024

by Diana Filer 1.  The Alice Munro story,...

The Toonie Book Sale, May 1

Held over by popular demand! The Toonie Book...

Reflections from the Swamp

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Illuminated by Small Miracles

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The first days of Spring are full of firsts. We see the first goose, Robin, Tulips, and today, the first swallow. We've all seen this life...

Hairy Peanuts

Reflections from the Swamp Last night was a starry night with only a sliver of a moon. Sometimes, on nights like this, with all the stars sharing their speckles of...

2024 Millstone News Goose Lottery winners

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The most anticipated day in the Corkery calendar this year was March 9th. The date varies yearly depending on when the first goose arrives on...

The Prayer Room

Reflections from the Swamp I hope that the rumours I've heard about events that happened more than 25 years ago are beyond prosecution due to...

Goose Lottery Update

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Now for the important news in Almonte There are still no signs of geese on or near the pond in Corkery....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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