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Mather: I’m out celebrating the cold snap (under six layers of clothes)

Mather: I’m out celebrating the cold snap (under six layers of clothes)

Just because it’s -30, that’s no excuse to stay indoors, says columnist Viki Mather. Dress for the weather and enjoy the beauty of winter
Mather: That time I fell through the ice and learned a valuable lesson

Mather: That time I fell through the ice and learned a valuable lesson

Every year about this time, Viki Mather provides her annual lake ice report, but a neighbour wondered whether the ice had ever let her down (as in dumped her into the frigid waters beneath)
Mather: November waters, a dark lake and paddling in the snow

Mather: November waters, a dark lake and paddling in the snow

Columnist Viki Mather takes us out on the lake for a late fall canoe trip
Mather: Georgian Bay memories and a letter to my daughter

Mather: Georgian Bay memories and a letter to my daughter

A recent paddle around Georgian Bay inspired columnist Viki Mather to recall a special trip, and a special memory, from years gone by
Viki Mather: No, tai chi is not just for ‘old people’

Viki Mather: No, tai chi is not just for ‘old people’

Longtime columnist loves the ancient Chinese art melding meditation and movement, and she wants you to love it too
Viki Mather: In the wilds, at the mercy of the weather … right where I’d like to be

Viki Mather: In the wilds, at the mercy of the weather … right where I’d like to be

Columnist Viki Mather tries to plan around tailwinds, but it doesn’t often work out, and that’s find with her
Viki Mather: A holiday away from modern life recharges the soul

Viki Mather: A holiday away from modern life recharges the soul

Escape the mechanization, embrace simplification and get out into the wilderness for a change
Viki Mather: Life on the trail and what to do about poop

Viki Mather: Life on the trail and what to do about poop

Viki and Allan did some volunteer trail maintenance and they have a message for you
Column: Viki Mather’s taking a few months off from walking on water

Column: Viki Mather’s taking a few months off from walking on water

Spring is the most exciting time of the year, Sudbury.com’s longtime outdoors writer says
Viki Mather on the unique bliss that is winter camping

Viki Mather on the unique bliss that is winter camping

The cold can be lovely