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Winter 2010

Volume 17 Number 4

Making Friends with Winter

Nov 20, 2010 | Bethany Lee | Back Issues | Community | Departments | Headwaters Nest | In Every Issue

It’s true that winter and I were once friends, a long time ago. But then, somehow, we drifted apart…

Was Christmas ever ‘Old-Fashioned’?

Nov 20, 2010 | Ken Weber | Historic Hills

Christmas was once a simple season of carolling and school concerts, of neighbourly greetings and family visits, of tinkling bells and sleigh rides in gently falling snow, all blessedly free of commercial pressure. Well, maybe.

The Rudiments of roots

Nov 20, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food

Root vegetables – so called because the edible portion of the plant is the underground root – are harvested in late fall and cellared with the dirt still clinging to their flesh.

Yummy Pies!

Nov 20, 2010 | Nicola Ross | Homegrown in the Hills

Goodness Me! What Yummy Pies You Make! Five cups of fruit go into each nine-inch, deep-dish pie.

A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2010

Nov 20, 2010 | Ken Weber | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Leisure | Puzzles

Indoor/Outdoor Learning at Local Schools; What Day Is It? Measuring from A to M; Brooke’s Scary Ride.