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Autumn 2013

Volume 19 Number 3

A Country Practice

Sep 11, 2013 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Apart from the little tufts of dental floss sticking out of her head, she looked pretty good.

Growing Garlic

Sep 11, 2013 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

An Ancient Crop Adds Zest to Country Living!

Go, Braves, Go!

Sep 11, 2013 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

It was a summer that shone so brightly for me that I will never forget it, and neither will my son.

She may be wearing borrowed skates, but writer Nicola Ross looks every bit the part in her debut hockey game. She even did a turn in goal and grinned happily (perhaps with relief it was over) front and centre for the team photo. Photo by Pete Paterson.

My Not-So-Glorious Hockey Career

Sep 11, 2013 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

But then, winning isn’t everything for the Caledon Women’s Hockey League.

Once Upon a Time There Were House Calls

Sep 11, 2013 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Before the days of clinics, emergency rooms and office hours, most medical treatment took place in a patient’s home. It was a challenging and uncertain process, and not just for the patient.

The decorative touches that set the Silver Creek schoolhouse apart from its plainer counterparts include buttresses along the side walls, a charming circular window above the main doors, and the buff-brick voussoirs that form a rounded arch above both the large side windows and the two smaller multipaned windows that flank the entrances. Buff bricks were also used to create a pattern of decorative quoins at each corner of the building.

Living with History

Sep 11, 2013 | Pam Purves | At Home in the Hills

George Booth has gone back to school – at the Silver Creek schoolhouse.

A maze

A Puzzling Conclusion: Autumn 2013

Sep 11, 2013 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

At the Market in Creemore, from Melancthon to Mississippi and a rainy day challenge.

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