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Mather: When Mother Nature hands you snow in April, make lemonade

Mather: When Mother Nature hands you snow in April, make lemonade

Columnist made the best of extended winter
Mather: Patiently waiting for the ice to melt

Mather: Patiently waiting for the ice to melt

There was still lots of ice on local lakes when columnist Viki Mather wrote this piece not long ago
Mather: I'm definitely not ready to give up winter yet!

Mather: I'm definitely not ready to give up winter yet!

Go on a snowshoe hike with our outdoors columnist
<b>Mather:</b> Come walk with me through this frozen magical land

Mather: Come walk with me through this frozen magical land

Viki Mather takes us on a winter's camping trip
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