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.
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)?
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
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.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Twenty years ago, in 1997, I was co-organizing a Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) conference for 16- to 18-year-olds with some fellow Rotarians and friends.
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, 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, 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, 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, March 14, 2017
Change is in the air By Angelica Ingram
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.
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, 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, 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, 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, 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
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
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Summer is over. Many will debate if it really happened this year, but the calendar date tells us all to move on to autumn!
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
I just smiled all weekend at Hometown Hockey. What a welcome they got!
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.
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
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
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