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Winter 2018

Volume 25 Number 4

Finding Traction on the Backroads

Nov 20, 2018 | Dan Needles

You made up your mind between one or the other when you turned 16 and you drove that make for the rest of your life. If you drove a Toyota into town, as I did, you would be watched …

Barry Young works on a pepper mill at a lathe in his Alton workshop. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Barry Young

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

This Alton woodturner’s Spinning Tree Co. pieces are as artful as they are utilitarian.

Holiday Picks

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Gifts and sips for the season.

Mary Baxter (centre) and her co-instructor Sarah Butler (centre left) lead a Nia session at the Ecology Retreat Centre: “Fall in love with feeling good and the joy of movement.” Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Nia: Unleash Your Happy Warrior

Nov 20, 2018 | Nicola Ross

Nia combines yoga, martial arts and dance.

Always on The Globe menu, tea biscuits also sold at the general store. A bag of six is $4.50. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Cooking with The Globe Restaurant

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

The Globe’s tea biscuits carry more than a little Rosemont history.

The tea biscuits at The Globe Restaurant are light and flakey with a hint of sweetness. Photo by Pete Paterson.

The Globe’s Tea Biscuits

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

The tea biscuits at The Globe Restaurant are light and flakey with a hint of sweetness.

The walls of the Dufferin jail’s outdoor yard were built with an inward slant to prevent prisoners from scaling them. The slant can be seen in this exterior photo taken in 1986 after the jail was closed to be renovated to house municipal offices. De Ha Josef for the County of Dufferin.

Dufferin County’s Jail

Nov 20, 2018 | Ken Weber

With the notable exception of inmates charged with vagrancy (more on this later), the vast majority of time served at Dufferin County Jail was measured in days, weeks or a few months.

Sweet Tooth

Nov 20, 2018 | Bethany Lee

When my mom asked me to bring dessert for a recent family celebration, I panicked.

Mike Winter competing in the cycling portion of the 2011 Ironman UK. He won in his age category (65 to 69 years old). Courtesy Mike Winter.

Keeping Pace with Mike Winter

Nov 20, 2018 | Gail Grant

Slowing down doesn’t have to mean giving up.

John Wheelwright, 89, paddled 300 kilometres on the Upper Horton River north of the Arctic Circle this past summer. Courtesy Pate Neumann.

John Wheelwright

Nov 20, 2018 | Gail Grant

John Wheelwright, 89, paddled 300 kilometres on the Upper Horton River north of the Arctic Circle this past summer.

Miyeko and Mike Simons gather by the fireplace for family time in their newly renovated Orton home with daughter Abby and late family pet, Daisy. Mike did most of the work himself, with the help of Orangeville’s CarPony Contracting. Photo by Erin Fitzgibbon.

At Home with Noinkees Owner Miyeko Simons

Nov 20, 2018 | Tralee Pearce

Local retailer Miyeko Simons is guided by her signature pared-down style at home, especially over the holidays.

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A Puzzling Conclusion: Winter 2018

Nov 20, 2018 | Ken Weber

Bonnie skips the garage sales, all over the hills on a cube and looking at numbers in two different ways.

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