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Those Were The Days “My Pet Peeve”

Those Were The Days “My Pet Peeve”

Every boy wants a pet. I was no different. Anything, preferably a dog, maybe a rabbit or hamster, a living thing to nurture and play with, a pet to call my own. I was ten years old in 1944, a year when everything was rationed and with seven kids in our family needless to say

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Mike & Miles in the Morning

Recently Cottage Country Connection had the pleasure of doing the Country 105 Morning Show with Mike and Miles. We had a fantastic time with these two charming and obviously happy gents, who made the morning a really great time. Catering for Breakfast was brought in from SKH catering and the food was delicious – it

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If You Are Separated or Common Law You Need A Will

Frank was separated from Claire for 25 years but never got a divorce. He then lived with Angie for 20 years but they did not marry. These days marriage and divorce is less important than it used to be.  That was not a problem until Frank suddenly died. He had no Will and under Ontario

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Travel Tips for Seniors

Traveling is an exciting part of retirement. After years of hard work, you finally have the opportunity to visit all of the places that you’ve always wanted to see. Whether you’re taking a lengthy cruise with your wife or you’re planning an extended golf trip with your buddies, traveling can be an amazing experience when

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Those Were The Days – Time Marches On “A Look Back”

Time marches on as the past is lost in the dust of many yesterdays. In 1858 close to one hundred and sixty years ago a pencil with an attached eraser was patented, today we take such an innovation for granted in fact if the truth be known, we can’t even find a pencil when we

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My name is Joe, and I Am Canadian

Hey, I’m uh… not a lumberjack or a fur trader. I don’t live in an igloo, or eat blubber, or own a dog sled. And, I don’t know Jimmy, Sally or Suzie from Canada, although I’m sure they’re really really nice. I have a Prime Minister, not a President. I speak English and French, not

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I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind. John

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Bobcaygeon – Three Little Islands, One Big Heart

Let’s say you’re strolling down the main street of a pretty little cottage-country town, enjoying a summer day. You stop here and there to get a closer look at store windows and to investigate a menu. Ahead you can see the locks where boats from far and wide are making their way through the Trent-Severn

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