Monthly Archives: November 2014

SETTLERS OR FRONTIERSMEN, PART 2

THE CONTRARIAN   Settlers to our area came in waves, and each brought something to our culture.  The first of course were from old Ontario, enticed by the strenuous promotion put out by the province and the CPR.  Many were … Continue reading

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SETTLERS OR FRONTIERSMEN

THE CONTRARIAN Every community or workplace has a ‘culture’, a unique way of living and working together, of looking at the world, of behaving.  The culture is built rather quickly when the place is first coming together, based on the … Continue reading

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SHOPPING

THE CONTRARIAN WILLY BRANTS DIARY My neighbour Joe was pretty cranky the other day when I dropped in to borrow his splitting maul. Joe has one of those big 20 pounders that can split anything, even the biggest jackpine knots, … Continue reading

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