Sana Mulji Dutt

Sana Mulji Dutt

June 06, 2021

After a heartbreaking week grieving for the mass graves of 215 children found in Kamloops, BC, on a walk I found great comfort in two butterflies (or moths) on the remains of a lavender.

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Chad Keller

Chad Keller

May 12, 2021

One of the best things to happen during this past year, was my wife and I had our first child, a son, Cole.

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Heather Grainger-Frost

Heather Grainger-Frost

May 08, 2021

Recently I was at the grocery store and an older man was letting people in line go in front of him.

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Annemarie Klassen

Annemarie Klassen

May 06, 2021 2 Comments

Easter Sunday morning. I sit at the window and look at the lake - the trees still undressed in their summer finery. I ponder the meaning of the season. It has been a long winter, living in isolation in the midst of so much sadness and death, kind of like a mushroom cloud.

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Irene Nickel

Irene Nickel

May 03, 2021

I was lucky enough to watch the Natural History Museum's presentation of Spell Songs in Concert last Tuesday. At about the 23-minute mark, Folk by the Oak sing "Heartwood" based on the poem by Robert Macfarlane.

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Lisa Giraldi

Lisa Giraldi

April 30, 2021

Last fall I went through a breakup that relocated me from Warkworth back to Elora. Over the course of 2020 I'd seen various friends and acquaintances breakup and I thought: that must be an incredibly hard thing to go through during a pandemic. 

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Kieran Klassen

Kieran Klassen

April 28, 2021

Living on the farm, we're fortunate to have a half acre pond that you'll notice on the left-hand side as you drive down the lane. For our family, the real crown jewel of that pond comes every winter once the water freezes over; as a passionate hockey player, I've made countless memories out on the ice through the years.

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Jan Martens-Janzen

Jan Martens-Janzen

April 27, 2021

In this year I have come to realize that knitting connects me to family, friends, nature, culture, history; and I have discovered that knitting is a place that I love to go.

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Lesley Rowe

Lesley Rowe

April 26, 2021

Eyes on my toil
I heard them, first
and startled at
their rasping burst.
Staccato song of spring.

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Werner & Hilda Dick

Werner & Hilda Dick

April 24, 2021

We live just south of Winnipeg along the Red River starting in North Dakota flowing through Manitoba into Hudson Bay.... we live right beside this trail and have enjoyed it all winter to lift our spirits during these covid times.

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Dave and Karin Boese

Dave and Karin Boese

April 24, 2021

Dave and I live next to a golf course. Being on the 6th floor we have a great view of it every time we sit down to eat our meal at the dining room window! It's great. We enjoy watching the migration of the geese every fall and spring. We see hundreds of birds fly in the beautiful sky.

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Daryl Culp

Daryl Culp

April 22, 2021

I live right beside the Humber arboretum and I take long walks through the #simplewonders of the carefully tended gardens as well as the river valley.

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Tim Klassen

Tim Klassen

April 22, 2021

I encountered a forlorn leafless tree lying on its side with mostly naked roots and a bit of a gash a little further up its slender trunk. This was in my neighborhood, so I walk this corner about every couple days.

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Shelly Spruit

Shelly Spruit

April 22, 2021

At Against the Grain Farms we find connection in the wonder of the SEED... their statement of resilience, their diversity, their beauty, their willingness to grow wherever they are planted.

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Felicia Urbanski

Felicia Urbanski

April 21, 2021

Since the pandemic began almost a year ago, our church has had, by necessity, to find ways to continue to connect as a spiritual community. "Zoom Church" quickly became our mode of Sunday worship, preceded by (and often followed by) lively conversation!

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Cider Price Display Change

Our cider prices are now displayed excluding HST; the price may look a little different, but it's still the same rate. Cheers!