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Man drowns at Blakeney on Sunday

Officers from the Lanark County OPP are...

Wannabe Cattle Rancher (Part Two)

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This story is...

FOR SALE: Riding mower

Yardman riding lawnmower for sale.  $ 500;...

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Wannabe Cattle Rancher (Part Two)

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This story is part two of my Wannabe Cattle Rancher story, which first appeared in The Millstone at https://millstonenews.com/wannabe-cattle-rancher/ Harry's single horse trailer carrying my new...

Wannabe Cattle Rancher

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Due to the stratospheric success of "Wannabe Sheep Farmer," (I'm not bragging much, but I got four hits on Facebook!) I've decided to write a...

Haying with Guy Lafleur and friends

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I called this piece “Haying with Guy Lafleur” to get your attention. Sometimes I think my writings get lost between all the great recipes, quizzes,...

Wannabe Sheep Farmer

Reflections from the Swamp He wanted $125.00 for two lambs on the condition that I took an ancient “yow” in the bargain. I stuffed the...

My wonderful bride knows everything

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Since Covid, my bride and I have spent a lot of time alone. Time together has allowed me to discover...

Canada Goose and Dutch Stork Lottery

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader. I'm not interested in lotteries that offer less than 70 million. What with inflation, how could I live on a...

Our House is on Fire

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader These are changing times. The snow is melting, the geese are coming home, and we are trading our winter coats...

Dead Birds and Butterflies

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I​ love telling stories. There is a power in stories that allows you to take specific parts of life that...

Sunflowers and Ukraine

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Last week I saw a Ukrainian woman bravely approach a Russian soldier. The video went viral. She reached into her...

Lone Goose and Cigar Boxes

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader The heart of the cold winter can be a dreary time for those of us who can’t fly south like...

Freedom convoy in Corkery

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Are you one of those people who wore a mask and got your shots? Well, thank you! Covid has become...

The Knuckle Bone of St. Ann

Reflections from the Swamp Old Edmond used to tell great stories. After a thunderstorm, the rainbows anchor themselves on The Isthmus of St. Patrick. The...

Brother Where Art Thou?

Reflections from the Swamp Moses walked to the top of the mountain, between the heavens and Earth, where God came down and gave him the...

Vincent and Wilhelmina

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Readers Do you ever pick a longer line at the grocery store so you can peruse the gossip magazines on the...

Skeletons in the closet

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Readers Most of us have a few skeletons in our closets. This story is about one of mine and my dad’s....

End Times or New Year?

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy New Year I hope you had a joyful Christmas with friends or family. This latest spread of Covid seems unbeatable,...

We have a winner: ‘Favourite Things’ Poetry Contest

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Readers Christmas marked exactly one year since I started writing articles and stories for the Millstone. I’m thankful to all of...

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