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Seeking the Snowy Owls

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Snowy Owl, Cindy Conlin, Wildlife Photography

It’s a day she’ll never forget. “There was so much ice and they were so far away. The ducks were at the edge of treacherous ice where I wouldn’t dare go, so I waited, and I learned owls hunt ducks. It was a life lesson. The peeking owl was watching for ducks and planning its attack.” Read More

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From the editor’s desk

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Glanmore, Underwood

Glanmore. The grand lady has been there for almost 150 years, we’ve been here for almost 20, and it was only recently we availed ourselves of a tour. It is not for lack of encouragement from our friend Lindi Pierce, heritage writer for this magazine and Chair of the Friends of Glanmore. “Come visit,” she… Read More

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Saitarg’s Gravitas Quotient David Hatch

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David Hatch answers 19 Gravitas Questions with Alan Gratias David Hatch is the long-time host/producer of TSN’s Motorcycle Experience which is about to celebrate its 30th anniversary on TSN. David founded WhistleStop Productions Inc. to create Motorcycle Experience, and in doing so he launched a full-service broadcast television production company focused on the production of… Read More

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From the Editor’s Desk: Dateline Bracebridge, Santa’s Summer Ho-Ho-Home

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Bracebridge Bay, Muskoka, County and Quinte Living, Catherine Stutt

A few years ago, someone asked me to describe the work of a journalist. It’s easy. We go places we’ve never been, meet people we’ve never seen, ask questions that are none of our business, and then tell complete strangers all about it. The good ones do it with integrity, compassion, and without hummus. Maybe without hubris. These are real stories we’re telling, and they make a difference. They should. Read More

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Chris from Cold Creek

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On a nasty winter day, rife with weather warnings – the kind where the locals take the back roads rather than being part of a parking lot on the 401, Chris Braney isn’t thinking of snow. His mind is on music and friends and his newly adopted Hillier community, where he knows in his heart he has always belonged. Read More

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From the Editor’s Desk

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I cherish these incredible coincidences and connections. They make the world smaller. And happier. And livable. Just ask Bill Murtha, whom we also profiled. He’ll tell you a thing or two about connections. Oh yes, he will. He should meet my Favourite Cousin Steve and his amazing wife Henrike. They’d all have another story to tell. Read More