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Letter from the Languedoc

by Edith Cody-Rice  Several hundred hot, dusty, ochre tinted kilometers west of Peter Mayle's Provence lies the heart of the Languedoc, an old province of...

Exploring Genesis

Karen Hirst It goes without saying that there isn't one cookie cutter pattern that defines what constitutes a family nor can it be categorically stated...

Transformation

Bill Fehlner sends this touching story,  written this spring at the Writer's Circle at St. Paul’s Centre for Creative Living. The old man sat at...

Marshaling the Troops

D-Day approached as was expected. It was a do or die situation as the prime directive had come down from on high. There was...

Thank you for ‘Christmas Story’

by Gretta Bradley I am not accustomed to thanking someone I don’t know. He doesn’t even know me.  But I want to thank Jim Mountain...

A Christmas Story…

by Jim Mountain It was Christmas, 1972. Earlier that month and just out of university, I had started a position in Thunder Bay, at the...

Kim Kilpatrick wins Ottawa’s Celebration of People award

The daughter of long-time Almonte resident Marilyn Campbell has been awarded the Ottawa Celebration of People award for accessibility. Kim, who was born blind,...

Almonte resident’s daughter is one of Canada’s Top 100 Powerful Women

Proud mother and Almonte resident Mary Rozenberg was off to Toronto this week to celebrate her daughter's induction into Canada's Top 100 Powerful Women,...

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...

Keep an Eye on My Purse: a War Story

by Tracy Stimpson The first thing my dad did on his 18th birthday was to lie to his priest. Dad needed a document to prove how...

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