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Answers to Diana’s Quiz – August 13, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  Canada's Minister of Sport...

The Pakenham horse show rides on, August 20

Good news! On August 20th the Pakenham...

A Cottage in The Twilight Zone

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Recently my bride...

Reflections from the Swamp

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A Cottage in The Twilight Zone

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Recently my bride and I were offered the use of a cottage up in Quebec on a lake. No one has offered us the use...

Camping with the Grandchildren

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader When was the last time you went camping? I don't mean cruising around in a Winnebago or even a tent trailer, but a real tent...

Gardening in North Korea

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I hope you have been enjoying the summer, getting outside, gardening, and swimming in a lake free of icebergs. I'm sorry that I've neglected to...

 Canada Day

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Happy Canada Day! Last Canada Day, we weren't in a frame of mind to celebrate. Discoveries of unmarked graves, thousands of...

Reflections on Being a Father

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I missed writing about Father's Day on time for The Millstone. Asked to recall one experience we had with our...

Calling on a Higher Power

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Many of us were affected by the recent storm and power outage. We lost power for four days. I was...

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...

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!)...

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...

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...

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