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TERRY & ESTHER CHAMBERLAIN

WILDWOOD: A GREAT SUMMER READING ADVENTURE

Most PA Shopper and Northern Express readers (including me) reside within the northern grain belt (including PA) or the boreal forest. And we often travel through the borderland between those regions. For that reason Elinor Florence’s new novel Wildwood, though set in Alberta’s Peace River country, should appeal to us.

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WEATHER OR NOT

You’ve heard, I’m sure, of people predicting weather with pig bladders, groundhog shadows and aching knees. But what about swimsuits and sports cars? Read on:

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COMPANIONS OF THE ROADS & TRAILS

What, I asked Esther, if I went broke, so broke I had to give up the pleasures of camping, snowmobiling, long-distance travel, concerts, restaurant meals, shopping… (Here she reminded me I hate shopping.) Well, I tell her, if I had to give all those things up, I could still find life well worthwhile. If, that is, I had just one out-of house activity left: my daily habit of hiking the rural roads and bush trails or cross-country skiing with my dogs.

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INDEPENDENCE & THE HIGH LIFE

My old neighbour made what now sounds like a pretty amazing remark. Years ago, after he retired, he spoke to me of his life in faming. On one quarter (160 acres) of land he had raised six kids; they all ate well, were well clothed and sheltered , and any that wanted to go away for further education  were provided for. “And,” he said proudly, “I never paid a nickel of interest.”

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SPRING: A WONDERFUL SEASON, BUT…

Spring. A wonderful season, bright with beauty and promise, right? Well, to be honest, it’s a season that doesn’t come without a few downsides.

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