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Gearing Down

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant

When it’s time to put on the brakes — for good.

Donna Holmes at the door of the Mono pioneer church that has been part of her life for as long as she can remember. “It’s where real life happens,” she says. Photo by Brenda Holmes.

Donna Holmes

Sep 24, 2021 | Gail Grant

This devoted Relessey Cemetery Board volunteer helps the group manages the graveyard next to the Mono church, which dates back to the 1870s.

On her last day as a rural mail carrier, Connie Tersigni bade farewell to Beau, who would miss his treats. Photo by Bernie Rochon.

Connie Tersigni

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant

When Connie started her route, there were no street numbers in Caledon.

Velvet Haney (left) and Rachel Manley show off the swimwear they designed for women “who aren’t at Woodstock anymore.” Photo by Garland Haney.

Meet the Bathing Boomers

Jun 22, 2021 | Gail Grant

Fashion or comfort? Caledon friends and swimwear designers Velvet Haney and Rachel Manley believe you can have both.

Covid-19 Has Changed Us

Mar 31, 2021 | Gail Grant

And some of those changes may be for the better.

Bruce Wanless won three MVP awards in Ontario lacrosse leagues and played on four national championship teams. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Bruce Wanless

Mar 31, 2021 | Gail Grant

Humble beginnings for Bruce, who is considered one of lacrosse’s all-time great defensive players.

Friendship is the Secret to Longevity

Nov 24, 2020 | Gail Grant

As we’re well aware, the Covid pandemic has taken a toll on both our connectivity and wellbeing, placing our social lives on semi-hold – but friends matter.

In his long career in the space program, Alex Rodrigues travelled regularly to the Kennedy Space Center for work on the Canadarm. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Alex Rodrigues

Nov 24, 2020 | Gail Grant

This award-winning senior writes a newsletter for more than 400 of his peers.

Hanging Up My Apron

Sep 18, 2020 | Gail Grant

After turning 70 Gail Grant found cooking a chore. Here’s how meal kits, poached eggs on toast and guilty-pleasure dinners have kept her happily fed.

Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Sigrid Wolm

Sep 18, 2020 | Gail Grant

Sigrid Wolm may have closed her iconic kitchen store, but she’s far from ready to retire.

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

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

Living solo in the era of Covid-19.

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