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.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
But I don t want to go with you, whined Jason, leaning his kitchen chair back almost to the point of falling backwards. Maggie had already told him that was not an option but, being a 10-year-old, he persisted.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The very almost nearly full thunder buck moon kept me company on Saturday evening as I drove home from Orillia where I had been at the Mariposa Folk Festival all day.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
The Haliburton County Public Library s summer programming starts on July 4 and runs until Aug. 31. We have some of our past favourite activities happening plus the addition of some really cool technological stuff for all ages.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
It s not every year that your community turns 150! 2017 is an incredibly important year, not only for our country which is marking its sesquicentennial, but also for the Municipality of Dysart et al, as it also marks its century and a half birthday. Many
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Since taking on the role of BIA administrator last November, many people have asked me What is the Downtown Haliburton Business Improvement Area (BIA)?
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
In my 20 years of learning about yoga, I have come to understand that every style and every teacher has his or her own focus for the practice. I have always really enjoyed learning from all of it. Yoga has never just been about my physical body.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Jim awoke not wanting to get out of bed. The house was nicely cool for sleeping but now it felt cold and uninviting. By contrast, the bed was like a warm mitt, soft and comforting.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
All cemeteries have stories. A few are true. Perhaps they have alternative facts. In Highland Grove three ladies push on with their genealogy research to uncover the truth and record their results for future generations.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
I had no idea that my sister was suffering. She had been divorced for a couple of years and had started to go on dates again. The year was 2004 and she had met who we thought was a really nice man. We had met him several times.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
As we plan for our Haliburton Village BIA annual general meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 1, it is so important to thank the volunteers that serve on the board of management.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
January always brings new opportunities. Would you like to be more fit, eat healthier, have more leisure time, and perhaps even a career change? Anything and everything seems achievable in our dreams and wishes.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Come To Town Tuesdays! Kids, come and join the staff from the Haliburton Highlands Museum and Dysart Recreation to Play in the Park at 2 p.m. across from the information caboose at Head Lake Park.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
We knew when it was built that it was special. How could it not be when it took so much collaboration to make it happen? The old Wilberforce library branch could not be made accessible so the Municipality of Highlands East wanted a new branch. The Halibur