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Spring 2008

Volume 15 Number 1

Bedded Bliss

Mar 23, 2008 | Kate Hawthorne | Back Issues

“Our goal has been to have an interesting garden view out each window of the house and to have water garden sounds from each open window in the summer.”

No Ordinary Swimming Pool, No Ordinary Pond

Mar 23, 2008 | Cecily Ross | Leisure

If you get the plants right, everything else pretty much falls into place.

Wetland Restoration? Leave it to Beaver

Mar 23, 2008 | Don Scallen | Back Issues | Environment

If beavers are permitted to help reverse wetland losses, frogs will be among the happy beneficiaries.

Fine Fiddling and Flying Footwork

Mar 23, 2008 | Michele Green | Back Issues

Step Dancing In Headwaters Has Two Local Heroes

Yesterday’s Superstore: A Tribute to the Old General Store

Mar 23, 2008 | Ken Weber | Heritage

In the Waldemar store, pop was five cents in the 1940s (seven cents if you took it outside, but there was a two-cent bottle return).

Two Little Railways Made North American History

Mar 23, 2008 | Tony Reynolds | Heritage

The Toronto Grey & Bruce and the Toronto & Nipissing Railways were the first of their kind on the continent.

Field of Schemes

Mar 23, 2008 | Jeff Rollings | Back Issues

There’s a population boom coming to Headwaters. Where will all the people go and what will it mean for our countryside?

Enough of Zoomburb

Mar 23, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

When I moved to Caledon from Toronto in 1974, feeling all starry-eyed and back-to-the-landish, as befitted the mood of the times, the population of the newly minted “town” was just…

Letters – Our readers write: Spring 2008

Mar 23, 2008 | In The Hills | Back Issues | Departments | Letters, Our Readers Write

Letters published in the SPRING 2008 edition of In The Hills magazine.

Bursting bubbles, boosterisms and commoner sense

Mar 23, 2008 | Douglas G. Pearce | Back Issues | Countryside Digest | Departments | Environment

Boost “Deficit spending is already beyond belief, and the country is hugely indebted, as are households. The housing bubble has already burst. The Federal Reserve has made clear it will…

Jim Reid

Mar 23, 2008 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

The painting sites I choose are places I have revisited since childhood, and so they are also saturated with personal memory.

Eastern Meadowlark

Mar 23, 2008 | Linda McLaren | Back Issues | Departments | Environment | Headwaters Sketchbook

Eastern Meadowlarks decline 24% in 20 years.