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Rising to the Occasion

Jun 25, 2020 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Facing a crisis was part of daily life for the settlers of these hills and they had no outside help to see them through. What they depended on instead was inner strength, creativity, resources at hand and good neighbours.

Messing with Our Sense of Time

Jun 25, 2020 | Bethany Lee | Headwaters Nest

Are we in the middle of the pandemic, approaching the end, or is it just the beginning?

Herb Hastings celebrated his 71st birthday at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro with his daughter Annette. Photo Courtesy Herb Hastings.

Herb Hastings

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Herb Hastings is an original member of the Achill Choral Society, is working on his 13th end-to-end trek of the Bruce Trail by hiking 30 to 50 kilometres every week.

Quarantini with a twist: Writer Gail Grant settles in for a Skype chat with a distant friend. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Home Alone

Jun 25, 2020 | Gail Grant | Over the Next Hill

Living solo in the era of Covid-19.

A family finds both continuity with the past and dreams fulfilled in a historic log house in Caledon. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

Safe Haven in a Log Cabin

Jun 25, 2020 | Janice Quirt | At Home in the Hills

A family finds both continuity with the past and dreams fulfilled in a historic log house in Caledon.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Summer 2020

Jun 25, 2020 | Ken Weber | Puzzles

Describe how the engine can switch the cars, time yourself and the Jolly Morphology Club gets sentimental.

Accidental Gardeners

Mar 24, 2020 | Barbara Moses | Leisure

With trial, error, dumb luck – and joy – two neophytes transformed four acres of bramble and meadow into a painterly Hockley garden.

Where the Moose and the Elk Used to Roam

Mar 24, 2020 | Don Scallen | Environment

Wildlife populations in Dufferin and Caledon have come and gone over the past few centuries, most dramatically since European settlement. Some species have vanished from the landscape. Others have arrived. Now things are changing again.

Snooping On Wildlife

Mar 24, 2020 | Anthony Jenkins | Environment

Trail (or game) cameras are rugged, motion-activated devices about a quarter the size of a loaf 
of bread and meant for extended, remote use outdoors.

Making Black History in Caledon

Mar 24, 2020 | Liz Beatty | Heritage

A new museum exhibit called Our Voices, Our Journeys celebrates local black history through the personal stories of a Caledon congregation’s pioneering contributions to Headwaters.

Telling Tales Out Loud

Mar 24, 2020 | Anthony Jenkins | Arts

Audiobooks and podcasts have produced a resurgence in oral storytelling, but for the Dufferin Circle of Storytellers the ancient art never went away.

My Foray Into Foraging

Mar 24, 2020 | Ruth Ann Pearce | Food

How I learned to find and cook spring’s local bounty.

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