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LindsayEx at night

Memories are Made at the Lindsay Exhibition

Memories are Made at the Lindsay Exhibition

The 164th Lindsay Exhibition (LEX) occurs September 19th to 23rd, 2018. The LEX is the 4th Largest Agricultural Fair in Ontario with over 45,000 people attending each year.  The signature attraction at the 2018 LEX is The SkyHawks – the parachute demonstration team from the Canadian Forces, who will be jumping each day at 3:00pm. 

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paper with painted tire tracks

Road Art

It’s not always easy to keep boys occupied so when they decided they wanted to paint, I added a twist – toy cars! All you need is paper, paint and cars, look for ones with cool wheels, it took some digging but we found some. Then just let them have fun. Tania Moher

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old photo of general store

Off to the Cottage, in the Past

Tourism has been a part of life in the Kawarthas since the 1800s. Perhaps the area’s first tourists were Royal Navy Captain Basil Hall and his wife Margaret, who visited both Cobourg and Peterborough in 1827. The lakes and woods around Peterborough quickly gained a reputation for great fishing and hunting, drawing hunters and fishermen

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Fun on the Water

Teaching Kids to Ski – and Love It Now that I have a daughter, people ask how long we will wait to teach her to ski. The reality; there is no age limit for learning to ski, and there are great tools to teach kids as young as one year old. We waited to see

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Beautiful Path Lane Walkway Way In Summer Forest Park. Healthy Walking In Park Between Woods, Trees And Green Bushes.

Those Were The Days “All the Yesterdays Are Gone “

Way back in 535 BC a Greek philosopher named Heraclitus made a profound statement, “you can never walk the same path twice”. I believe every one of us who have re-visited old homesteads, neighbourhoods or stomping grounds will attest his words to be not only sage insight but living truth. The Ambassador Bridge linking Windsor

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Father and son fishing in the river

Dragon​ ​Flies and Fishing Poles

Fishing is something I grew up with. My father spent many hours teaching my brothers and I how to cast, bait a hook, take a fish off the line, where to cast to catch the “big” bass and a slew of other tips and tricks. As a child, I spent many summer days in boats,

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houseboat at dock at sunrise

The Bliss of Houseboating

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, you can hear the call of a loon in the distance – you sail the Trent Severn Waterway on a houseboat. With endless possibilities and attractions the Trent Severn offers 386 kilometers of canal, connecting Lake Ontario at Trenton to Lake Huron at Port Severn. While you travel the waterway going from lake

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Leisure Fishing with Pro Angler Mike Williams

If you are lucky enough to get to the cottage or lake this summer, you will want to set aside some time to do some leisurely fishing. Fishing is a relaxing way to reconnect with nature, family and friends. Leave the cell phones alone for a few hours and escape the rigors of everyday life

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