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Saturday, December 5, 2020

COLUMN SIX | The tale of the soup and the pen

A pair of Sundays not soon forgotten At home in Fenwick, after church one Sunday, I started the snazzy coffee maker my daughter Lia and...

COLUMN SIX: A rose by any other name

Memorable scents I have known Way, way, back in the ‘50s (that's the 1950s!), every summer for four years, a rattling old station wagon,...

COLUMN SIX | Some things just don’t want to be collected

The here and now is when to enjoy fall foliage BY LAURA LANE Special to the VOICE I love fall. I love the colours. I love how...

COLUMN SIX | Squirrels be warned—school’s back

September 8th—a great day for students, a sad day for bushy-tailed rodents For many students, this marked the official end of a six-month March...

COLUMN SIX: Open Water

A soothing routine in stressful times Whenever I am feeling less than carefree, I look for some big body of water in which I can...

COLUMN SIX: Thirty hours on the front

Serving with the “gatekeepers of democracy” Ever since last week’s by-election was first announced, multitasking Pelham Town Clerk Nancy Bozzato has carried the ball,...

COLUMN SIX: The Cruise from Hell

$100 million here, $100 million there, it's only money BY MIKE HOCH Special to the VOICE Being acquainted with the editor of the local paper might ensure...

COLUMN SIX: An idle moment

Temperatures and tempers on steady simmer these days Normally I mind my own business. If someone stares at me I look away. If they’re in...

COLUMN SIX: The empty streets of…Toronto?

Two Tuesdays ago, I had to take my car in to have its snow tires removed. It being July, this was a prudent move....

COLUMN SIX: My Vegas trip was cancelled, so I booked a colonoscopy

Many of us have had to cancel much anticipated travel plans this summer. So what do you do to find some adventure or tickle...