The thing we can count on is change

Editor’s Note: Contributor Kim Hanewich wrote this near the end of last month and we are pleased to share it with our readers now as the Valley enjoys typical summer temperatures in November. As the first ground covering snowfall of the season is underway, a pizza dough rises, and music …

Springtime notes

At the end of April as the first yellow narcissus buds appear, physical distancing and the slower pace of the new normal has begun to settle in. As I sat drinking peach-ginger tea at the edge of the field an arrow shaped cloud floated by. I noticed the red branch …

Pandemic pondering

Ontario’s COVID-19 model projections were sobering. The most surprising thing to me wasn’t that Ontarians have already managed to avert a staggering number of needless deaths through physical distancing and conscientious hand washing, nor that we must continue these measures to ensure that we and others don’t become ill and …

Eat Your Art Out – a sensory extravaganza

Just imagine receiving dried seedhead gifts from woodland creatures, a nod or nuzzle from a unicorn, or a gracious greeting from a Snow Queen and you might awaken to why winter never tasted so good as on February 24 at Eat Your Art Out Mid-Winter Feast at the Lions Hall …