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Spring 2015

Volume 22 Number 1

“Really?” I said. “Nobody ever told me anything about blowing it up.” Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

A Blast from the Past

Mar 23, 2015 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

It’s so long ago, it’s probably safe to tell the story now.

Spring is in the Air

Mar 23, 2015 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Our thoughts turn to fresh-air pursuits, gardens and spring birds. Follow along and you’ll find creative and clever local craftspeople, artists and growers for ideas on how to enhance the moment.

Homemade mayonnaise


Mar 23, 2015 | Pia Wiesen | Back Issues | Cooking with... | Departments | Food | In Every Issue | Recipes | Sauces

Homemade mayonnaise – use with sambel oelek and Pia’s fish soup recipe.

“Don’t fret,” Pia says. “Use what you have.” Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Pia Wiesen: Pia’s Fish Soup

Mar 23, 2015 | Cecily Ross | Soups

I had wanted to make a bouillabaisse, but I couldn’t find many of the ingredients, so I had to be inventive.

Serve with a dollop of sauce and lots of crusty French bread. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with Pia: Fish Soup

Mar 23, 2015 | Pia Wiesen | Soups

You can make the veggies and broth a day ahead. The next day you just heat it up, add the fish, and serve. It’s so easy.

Andrea and Dave Adsetts (left) congratulate Carol Hall and Dennis Beentjes at a recent 95+ tournament on Mono Centre courts. Photo by Jason Hall.

Tennis a Lifelong Sport

Mar 23, 2015 | Nicola Ross | Good Sport

With nine community clubs and one busy private club, you can find a game anytime, anywhere in Headwaters.

Slow down the car a little and have a good look the next time you are driving by the farmer’s field. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

The Birds and the Bees

Mar 23, 2015 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

Books and sex-ed at school don’t take the place of the parents’ role, or cover every situation.

Seneca Ketchum, 1772–1850. Courtesy St. John's York Mills Anglican Church.

Seneca Ketchum

Mar 23, 2015 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Seneca was nearly 60 when he came to Mono, an age when many people look forward to ease and comfort.

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