My Articles in The Mural
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I am a proud Reporter/Photographer and Columnist for The Mural. Below you will find the previous issues with highlights telling you which pages you will find my articles and column on. Also, take time to read the stories and articles from the other talented Reporters on The Mural team and, of course, visit those advertisers who help make it possible.
Learn about the local Lyndhurst, Seeley's Bay & District Chamber of Commerce on page 6. Find out what Rideau Lakes Municipal Heritage Advisory Committee is up to pg 12 (Living in Leeds County). Discover how Abraham from Clean and Green Mosquito Treatment can help you pg 12. Check out what I discovered while going on the Hidden Garden Tour in Front of Yonge (pg 17).
On the cover you can read about the large cheese box veneer lathe that was removed from the Delta Mill Driveshed. Page 2 includes some info. about fun outdoor movies. Page 5 follows MPP Clark and Mayor Hoogenboom as they present the Rideau Lakes Business Recognition awards to the three winners. Page 6 find some helpful summer travel tips and read all about Leah and Dan the owners of The Tipsy Goat in Lansdowne (pg 8). Living in Leeds County column is on pg 14 along with the Asset Builders awards
On page 4 see what our local 4-H members and the Cloverbuds have been doing. Living in Leeds County column is on page 5 and features some favourite places in the Township of Elizabethtown-Kitley. Find out about Lyn Valley Quilt Co. a new virtual quilt shop that has opened up (pg. 7) and don't forget to read all about Fathers, Food & Fun on page 13 complete with a yummy donut flavoured muffin recipe.
The Mural May 2021 Issue includes coverage of the 5th Annual Rideau Lakes Business Awards on pg 6 along with the Rideau Lakes Business Network spring update on pg 5. Learn about the councillors and Mayor in Front of Yonge Township in my column Living in Leeds County on pg 13 and get inspired by my article "Planting food, flowers & Hope" on pg 16.
The Mural April 2021 Issue includes an article on pg 11 about a new guitar school in Mallorytown called Blackwood Guitar Company owned by Ted Brown. Find out a little more about some local councillors and Mayor of Rideau Lakes Township in my Living in Leeds County column on pg 7. Pg 9 includes an article about the Leeds County Federation of Agriculture making a difference with their donations of masks for local 4-H groups. Brian's Barter 4 Bargains in Lansdowne is highlighted on pg 15.
The Mural March 2021 Issue. Check out some interesting facts about some of the councillors in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands in my column Living in Leeds County on page 8. There's a quick update on Rideau Lakes Business Network on page 14 and some fun coverage of the Lyndhurst Ice Fishing Derby on page 16.
The Mural February 2021 Issue. You will find a quick update on Rideau Lakes Business Network on page 2 along with my Living in Leeds column on page 4 and some helpful finance tips on page 10. An article on area businesses that continue to adapt during the pandemic on page 10 and a small article about the new little library on Old Briar Hill Road on page 14. I talk about all the great things Elgin Thrift Shop is involved in and I include some fun family day suggestions on page 15.
The Mural December 2020 Issue. Santa makes a stop in Seeley's Bay. I show farmers some love on page 5 and write about my visit to the Christmas market on page 7. I meet some adorable alpacas during this year's Shop and Hop (pg. 9) and of course celebrate Christmas with the tree lighting in Seeley's Bay. Business updates on page 18 include coverage of the Rural Recreation Summit , The Economic Summit and Rideau Lakes Business Network meeting.
The Mural November 2020 Issue. You will find local authors are featured in my column on page 5. I have also included some ideas for those snowbirds that have had their wings clipped this year pg. 8. Take a look at Athens Hardware on pg 8 to read about their addition. Don't forget to check out the great holiday gift guide "twenty under $20 on page 14 & 15. Farm inspired gifts are on page 16 and I write about the Kingston Symphony on page 17. Join us in remembering Bill Patterson on page 18.