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Writing On the Spiral of Life

This memoir by Gloria Hildebrandt first appeared in Trinity Alumni Magazine, Spring 2018. My life didn’t end up the way I had hoped it would when I was at Trinity. It has turned out better than I could ever have dreamed. The shape my life has taken is a spiral, repeatedly ending up where I started,
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Freedom of the Press A Requirement for Democracy

Mike and I saw The Post on the weekend, the film by Steven Spielberg, starring Meryl Streep as Katherine Graham, the owner of The Washington Post, and Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee, top editor at the paper. This is the true story of the leak and publication of the Pentagon papers which document the U.S. government’s knowledge
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Canada Blooms 2018

They’re setting up Canada Blooms today! We popped in this morning with 3,000 copies of our gorgeous Spring Gardens Special issue, which were requested to go into VIP goodie bags. While Mike was loading the boxes of magazines onto a skid, I strolled around and grabbed a few snaps while the garden installations were being
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Snowbirds and Cameras

By Gloria Hildebrandt The Back Story: Organized by Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Halton Hills claimed to be the most patriotic town in Canada, by registering 57,073 flags flying by Canada Day, more than any other town in the country. Today the Snowbirds saluted the town by flying from Acton, over the Niagara
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Encouragement From Our Facebook Followers

Facebook is a voracious beast that needs constant feeding, for little reward if you have a page for business. But then there was yesterday. There was a surprising discussion on our Facebook page and I want to capture it here permanently. Because another annoying thing about Facebook is how fleeting posts are: now you see
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Enter our Photo Contest!

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! All entries will be displayed on our website! Pass it on to your photography friends! More details here.

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General Store News

Our online General Store is growing. We’re carefully adding some items as we develop them. Our newest offering is the NEViews fandana, a bright lime green tube of cloth that serves many purposes, from head covering, neckerchief, tube top (if you’re small enough!) to damp cloth…and more! We have a Motorcycle Mama who wears it over her
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First Photo Contest

In honour of our upcoming 10th anniversary issue, we are holding our first photo contest! Here are the important details. Theme: Your interpretation of a great Niagara Escarpment view. But show us something we haven’t seen before! Hint: see our back issue centre spreads for places we already know. Online, see them here. Prizes Include
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Two Days, Two Walks

Written by Gloria Hildebrandt Yesterday I took a long 45-minute walk around my property with the dogs after lunch. I stayed off Evergreen Hill because the wind was so strong. It roared overhead and the tree branches were clacking, hitting each other with a loud sound. The deep snow had melted down a bit over
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Last-Minute Christmas Gift

Last minute is still plenty of time for a gift that brightens someone’s mailbox four times a year: an annual subscription to Niagara Escarpment Views. Chock full of gorgeous photos and great reading, plus plenty of comments from the Niagara Escarpment community! You can subscribe online right here and we’ll email you a gift notice you
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