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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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First Storm of Winter

We’re having the first storm of winter, and it’s been snowing for two or three days. Yesterday after doing some errands in town, I was so cold and tired when I got back that I got under the winter sleeping bag on the couch by the fire in the woodstove, and slept for an hour.
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Check Out Our General Store!

We’ve just opened our online General Store with gorgeous blank notecards with photographs of real wildflowers and real gardens. Some of these lovely photographs by Mike Davis have been published in the magazine and now they’re available for your own uses, as birthday cards, anniversary cards, special-occasion cards or just to leave a thoughtful note
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Nothing is Easy in the Country

With the Summer print issue, I (Gloria Hildebrandt) began a column entitled “The Gift of Land,” describing the 14-acre property near the Niagara Escarpment that I inherited from my father. I’ve heard some kind comments from readers who enjoyed it, so I’m going to post a few more musings about it here, with a few
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BIG GOOF on Reader Survey

“You want to know your latest typo?” asked Mike. “Page 57 & 58 of the Reader Survey in the Summer issue has the wrong postal code. It should be L7G 2V2.” Oh no. Maybe Canada Post has a lot more surveys in the mail that they’re returning to sender. But we’ve been getting a good
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