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Features Summer 2014 

 

Digging Up Deadly Secrets

author: Paul Dalby

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They called it the "Corridor of War" - a deceptively bucolic swath of farmland and villages hugging the north shore of lake Ontario from Whitby all the way to Picton

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Hat-Trick

author: Conrad Beaubien

hat trick 185pxI’m a fan of hats, so when I was in the TSC a.k.a. Tractor Supply Company store in Belleville recently and spotted a display of felt fedora hats, I was caught. I checked it out in the mirror, and said to myself: mmm…seems to work…nice headband…and look: a Made in Canada label.

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My Mother's Secrets

author: Denny Manchee 

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Whatever Happened to the Rice in Rice Lake?

author: Tom Cruickshank

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A tribute to the once plentiful wild rice that used to grow as thick as a carpet on the largest lake in the Kawarthas…and to the valiant effort to restore it.

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First Words

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There’s a moment over the holidays when the world stands still and the magic dust of the season descends on our old farmhouse. It’s on Christmas Eve when the boys – and I use the term loosely because... read more

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ED’S HOUSE: HONOURING THE JOURNEY
On behalf of Ed’s House, Northumberland Hospice Care Centre thank you for the wonderful article written by Cecilia Nasmith highlighting both Ed’s House, and the Bridge Hospice. The article raised awareness of local...…

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marianne ackerman

marianne ackermanMarianne grew up in Prince Edward County. She began her writing career as the Picton correspondent for the…

conrad beaubien

conrad beaubien

Conrad’s love of storytelling has engaged him in a life of the arts. A creator, writer and director of films…

bill slavin

bill slavinBill Slavin has illustrated over one hundred children’s books, fiction and nonfiction. Titles include Stanley’s Party