Tuesday, September 25, 2018
I was home visiting my parents on the weekend and my mother and I went to a local apple orchard farm to pick apples. It was a beautiful, sunny day and we had a lot of fun.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
When I wrote my first business plan in 1996, to get on the self-employed assistance program with Haliburton County Development Corporation, I ended the submission with a paragraph about what I wanted or hoped people would say about me at my funeral. The
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
I fell in love with camping, and sleeping in a tent at a very young age. My parents purchased a little pup tent for my sister and I and we would camp in our backyard.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Most of us will hang on to a candy wrapper, empty chip bag or other piece of trash until we can toss it into a garbage can. Littering outdoors goes against our nature, so having garbage cans set up in convenient locations benefits us and the environment.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
I saw MaMma Mia Here We go Again recently in Kinmount and what I loved about the movie was when Young Donna, who was travelling on her own, arrives in Greece and takes a boat over to the island.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Summer is definitely here! If the scorching hot temperatures weren t enough to signal summer then the increase in traffic had to bring you to that conclusion.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
One of the many things I love about summer is all the fresh food. It just gives me so much pleasure. It all starts when we plant our garden and start to eat the fresh produce.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Before I go any further everyone needs to know I think being able to live in Haliburton is a true blessing every day.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
I think my family s invitation to the royal wedding must have gotten lost in the mail. We have so many connections to them.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
At the Haliburton Highlands Museum, Victoria Day marks the beginning of our summer programming season. To mark the weekend, we ll be hosting a special family friendly tea from 1:30 to 3 p.m. enjoy tea and treats, make a craft and learn a bit more about
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
The yogis have always said where the attention goes the breath follows, and the energy or life force follows the breath.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
I just love it when I find myself in the middle of something that is so beautiful so intentional and uplifting. These kinds of experiences don t just happen out the blue. They are the result of careful planning, attention and focused love.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Over a year ago I wrote an article about Sophie Creelman, and how I was an undercover agent for this amazing young acrylic artist who is building her art business in Haliburton.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
I m back! The last time I was able to be with you was during the 2017 holiday season. Now we are just days away from spring 2018.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Yes, puppy yoga is a thing. And I did it.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I discovered a writer last year that I really loved. Fredrik Backman lives in Sweden and he has written four novels to date, debuting in 2012 with A Man Called Ove. The Haliburton County Public Library has all four novels as well as the movie version of
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
On the eve of Jan. 27 I finally made it to a Homemade Stew concert, the annual celebration of local musicians presented by the Haliburton County Folk Society. Held at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion, this fifth edition was dedicated to the t
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
It s on these beautiful Canadian winter days when I m outside snowshoeing or skiing or walking to town or skating or watching dogsledding that I have these moments where I think and feel like the universe really loves me.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Multi-talented Bill Lishman passed away on Dec. 30, 10 days after being diagnosed with leukemia. He s best known for raising Canada geese, and teaching them how to fly alongside his ultralight aircraft.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Please let me begin by thanking you, the great people of Haliburton, for one of the best holiday seasons in the history of downtown Haliburton.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Downtown Haliburton is the place to be this holiday season! Please join us and experience the beauty of all the window displays and decorations. Each year businesses spend many hours preparing their businesses to host you for your Christmas shopping.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
People developing the technology and social media programs were not thinking about the amount of anxiety, depression, isolation, bullying, etc., that would be created intentionally or unintentionally. I don t think anyone could have anticipated the rise
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Christmas is the time of year when every retail business goes all-out with their product displays. It might seem at times that stores go over the top in their attempts to get you to part with your hard-earned dollars, but there s method to the madness, an
Friday, November 10, 2017
I believe there is a place for art-making in everyone s life, especially the lives of our brothers and sisters who struggle to fit into society s standard definition of normal, and experience debilitating feelings of isolation, anguish and anxiety as a
Friday, November 3, 2017
For the first seven to eight years of my daughter s life she spent a lot of time at Head Lake Park running around on the playground. It was where she met her friends. She got strong as she ran, climbed and played on the swings.
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