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Snow Squalls

This is why living in southwestern Ontario is a little bit crazy in the winter.

The snow was blowing wildly across the road, creating drifts well into the roadside lane and blinding us from time to time. 47 more words


Playoff Time for the Norwich Merchants - A Special Team

It’s hockey play-off time in Canada and it’s Friday night.  You know what that means … (or maybe you don’t if you’re not from around these parts) there will be a hockey game somewhere to watch either live or on television.   590 more words

Southwestern Ontario

Valentine's at The Barrel

Hands-down, my favourite restaurant is “The Barrel” in Simcoe, Ontario. First and foremost because since I can remember, my favourite food has been spaghetti and it is an Italian restaurant. 264 more words

Southwestern Ontario

These Little Piggies ...

Do these little guys not make your face squish up with delight?

Meet Levi and Olaf, the newest members of Frog Hollow Animal Sanctuary. 157 more words

Southwestern Ontario

My Southwestern Ontario

Over the weekend Dr. Mike Moffatt posted his definition of Southwestern Ontario (SWO) as well as his sub-division of our region. First, I find his subdivision of SWO intriguing and an apt description of the different parts of SWO.  366 more words



I love Heinz Ketchup. I grew up near Leamington, Ontario, once home of the world’s largest Heinz factory. In summer, you could smell the ketchup and pickles for miles down wind, and most teenagers in the area found vacation employment picking tomatoes, loading transport trucks with baskets of them, or working in the canning factories in Essex and Kingsville. 232 more words

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How to be an A-list wedding guest

Being a wedding guest is fun.  You get to enjoy the celebration without any of the stress of planning.  But being a great wedding guest takes some effort. 514 more words

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