My Articles in The Mural 

The Mural is a community newspaper published by Winchester Print & Stationery serving Athens, Mallorytown, the Thousand Islands Parkway, Escott, Delta, Lyndhurst, Charleston Lake, Plum Hollow, Addison, Frankville, Toledo, Lyn, RR#3 & RR#4 Brockville, Elgin, Seeley's Bay, and Lansdowne. Copies are delivered free of charge to over 10,000 homes courtesy of the community-minded businesses that advertise in The Mural. For more information about The Mural or to submit content, please visit their Facebook page The Mural or e-mail or call 613-774-3186. To

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I am a proud Reporter/Photographer for The Mural and below you will find the previous issues with highlights telling you which pages you will find my articles 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. 

The Mural July 2020
Look at these two cuties on the front page! For more inspiring photos check out page 12 and page 13 for some plant tips. I talk Curbside food on pg 13 and covid cubbies on pg 10. I even talk about my search for chickens on pg 6 and Christmas in July pg 17.
The Mural June 2020
With events all cancelled due to the global pandemic I found myself with fewer things to cover. I share an article about my life as a writer during COVID-19 on page 13. With lots of time at home it provides time to keep fit. Chec out pg 7 and 15 for some fitness talk.
The Mural May 2020
Enjoy the feature gardening articles including a helpful companion planting piece on page 14. I was blessed to also share a birth story on page 7 and of course I included a small business update on page 5.
The Mural April 2020
This issue covers some great events just before COVID-19 pandemic hit and it also includes some relevant pandemic topics and helpful information on page 9. It's all business on page 10 with talk of the new business support group. On page 11 you will see the lovely international women's day event I was able to attend and on page 13 I share my take on The Dog Guy. Always an advocate for mental health I share an article regarding Children's Mental Health on page 13. Check out local heroes on pg15.
The Mural March 4th 2020
This issue is jam packed with interesting articles. With informative articles on human trafficking awareness on page 9 and elder abuse education on page 15 to a mental health article on page 15. On the fun side of things I shared some fun ice fishing stories and pictures on page 16 and wrote an article on local staycation destinations on page 13. On page 10 & 11 enjoy learning about local wedding venues and wedding options if that sounds like something interesting to you.
The Mural January 29, 2020 Issue
January 29, 2020 Issue of The Mural contains a Farm 2 Fork event pictured on the cover along with an update on the Lyndhurst Seeley's Bay and District Chamber of Commerce on page 7 and Part 1 in a series of three discussing mental health issues on page 10. There is also coverage about those in the Lyndhurst area rallying to save a local church and on page 12 Rideau Lakes new Business Network gets a mention. Finally there is a helpful article on finance on page 14.
The Mural Dec. 18, 2019 Issue
The second December issue of The Mural covers a visit from St. Nick on pg 3 and the announcement of Rideau Lakes new business Network on pg 4. Read about my fun day at the Shop & Hop on pg 5 and there is a gentle reminder to be kind this holiday season on page 7.
The Mural December 2019 Issue
The first December issue of The Mural highlights some out of the box shopping ideas on page 6. There is also a report on the Rural Recreation Summit on pg 7 and an interesting article on Direct Sales on pg. 12. Be sure to check out the story on page 14 and see how some locals did at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair this November.
The Mural November 2019 Issue
The November 2019 issue of The Mural is packed full of interesting things to read including election coverage and an announcement of Seniors Community Grants on pg 4. Be sure to check out my story on the Lyndhurst Art & Culture Tour on pg 5 and the health benefits of Halotherapy. There is a Field to Fork article on pg 12 and in keeping with the Farm theme there is coverage of the Agriculture Expo in Mallorytown on pg 13. I also wrote about the FAB time at the Trails Festival on pg 16.
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