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Ice and the poetry of strolling on the edge

Ice and the poetry of strolling on the edge

Viki Mather on winter’s magical transformation
On the merits of volunteering: Summers at Camp Manitou

On the merits of volunteering: Summers at Camp Manitou

Columnist Viki Mather says there’s a lot to be gained by giving of your time
In the bush: Still paddling on a November morning

In the bush: Still paddling on a November morning

Viki Mather spends some time with leftover loons, straggling ducks and other woodland friends sticking around while the weather stays warm
Column: Don't chuck your jack-o-lantern – cook with it!

Column: Don't chuck your jack-o-lantern – cook with it!

Viki Mather looks forward to October's delicious bounty
Why not put a little tai chi in your life?

Why not put a little tai chi in your life?

The exercise regime is a great way to stay young, says columnist Viki Mather
The point of getting away from it all is leaving it all behind

The point of getting away from it all is leaving it all behind

Phones can be convenient and useful, but when you’re in the bush, keeping it off is incredibly freeing, says columnist Viki Mather
Column: Viki Mather shares pro tips for bear smart camping

Column: Viki Mather shares pro tips for bear smart camping

A fed bear is a dead bear, goes the saying
Column: Your best gardening friend might just be this new book

Column: Your best gardening friend might just be this new book

Gardener and author Ed Burt publishes ‘My Journey in the Garden’
Column: This might not be strictly seasonal, but it’s spring

Column: This might not be strictly seasonal, but it’s spring

Is winter over? Maybe. Maybe not. As I write to you on this mid-March morning, it would appear the winter of 2016 is history. Even though I love winter, I am OK with that.
You might as well learn to love the winter

You might as well learn to love the winter

If you only knew how beautiful winter is, you would not hate it anymore. Sure, you may think I’m retired and live at the edge of a lake. If it snows a foot, I don’t have to drive through it.