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August 2019 Issue 19

AUGUST 2019  EQUINE  PARTNERS Healing with Horses  Magical Hinterglas depicts Muskoka   s past  MUSKOKA   S GOLD     STILL...
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Features 23  Author Lynda Partridge   s Story of Transformation and Belonging  ...telling the Muskoka story  Departments  ...
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Features   56   40  Living with Beavers     A Tale of a Tail  Article by John Challis Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman A...
Meet 17 artists at 6 studios featuring painting, woodturning, metal and wood sculpture, glass, fibre, pottery, photography...
IT     S YOUR DREAM. WE BRING IT TO LIFE. CUSTOM HOMES   COTTAGES FOR OVER 45 YEARS For over 45 years, Tech Home has helpe...
D E SI G N       CO NS TR UCTION       R ESTOR AT I ON  Restoring Muskoka   s heritage and building new traditions for ove...
Muskoka Insights released book. The protagonist in this book follows a journey not dissimilar to the one taken by Partridg...
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Muskoka Calendar  The third annual Sawdust City Music Festival is coming to Gravenhurst, August 2 to 4, and it brings with...
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muskokavegfest.com  Baysville Arts and Crafts Festival funds beauty and education This annual two-day creative show is in ...
Photograph  Colin Watson  The Northern Pass cycle event, being held August 11, has an impressive record of raising funds f...
plan and they must face deep questions about friendship, loyalty and love. Written and directed by Jan Jacklin of Ladies  ...
SUMMER 2019 TICKETS ON SALE NOW   Aug. 1 Lighthouse  Celebrate the 50th anniversary with this classic rock band  Aug. 3 Je...
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Photograph  Muskoka Chautauqua  conducive to creativity, having attracted and retained a cluster of fine artists. This cre...
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A STORY of  Belonging  How LYNDA PARTRIDGE Transformed Her Past Article by Bronwyn Boyer   Photography by Larry Carroll  S...
A decorated eagle feather is a symbol that connects Lynda Partridge to her Indigenous roots.    The main message is for al...
Dedicated Professionals Building Muskoka   s Finest Cottages   Boathouses Since 1976  Inspired Excellence  mba  Brian Hoar...
of the arts 2019  Painting by Everist Prokofiev  28th  Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst  OVER 100 ARTISANS     LIVE MUSIC     CR...
intent is to keep them connected to their communities and culture. When you weren   t brought up in your culture, you   re...
   It kept me sane as a kid,    she said.    And then as a teenager and up into my 20s, writing was my way of dealing with...
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Since returning to Canada from her apprenticeship in 1992, Bonnie Bews has dreamed of a big project. She has now realized ...
Magical Hinterglas project DEPICTS HISTORY OF MUSKOKA and learn the style.    You know about stained glass and you know yo...
Muskoka Barging Family run construction company with over 35 years experience operating in the Muskoka Lakes area. No job ...
bones. Bews knew the space was what she wanted.    I instantly thought ok, I need a studio,    shares Bews.    The old liv...
The physical process for hinterglas art, used by Bonnie Bews, begins with selecting the appropriate glass. Bews then paint...
didn   t have to worry in high school about what my future career was going to be because I knew it would be something in ...
Experiencing THE HEA LIN G POWER  of equine connections Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Mark Reeder  A  t eight y...
Above  Among the activities used by Sue Dixon is blindfolding a participant who then reaches out to a horse. The activity ...
Sue Dixon has developed a special partnership with her horse Egalie. That relationship assisted Dixon when she became cert...
According to Sue Dixon, connecting with horses is a magical experience  one that can provide insight into achieving person...
Living  Beavers  A tale of a tail Article by John Challis   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  H  ere   s the paradox abo...
   We used to talk to people about beaver problems a lot,    says Jan McDonnell. The retired biologist with the then-Minis...
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that eventually takes over to supply habitat and food for deer, rabbits, mice and many other forms of wildlife. But, why a...
A beaver can chew through a 12-cm wide tree trunk in 30 minutes.  Early dissections found an odd gland attached to a beave...
A beaver pair     they are monogamous     will mate between January and March. they   ll have to fend for themselves and s...
Rosseau Powwow  SHARING THE TRADITIONS OF INDIGENOUS CULTURE  Article by Dawn Huddlestone   Photography by Shannon Tobin-H...
David Rice, head dancer with Wasauksing First Nation, was among those who shared Indigenous traditions and cultures during...
Members of the Wasauksing First Nation are joined by students from Rosseau Lake College during a drum circle. done such a ...
The potato dance is a traditional powwow event that s a fun competition for both participants and spectators. invited the ...
Summer of    19 Cocktails for Conservation at Duke   s  in support of Muskoka Conservancy  ion  uct Silent A  Cottage Game...
             Traditional Craftsmanship and Product Innovation providng the Ultimate in Custom Docking Solutions  Indigenou...
MUSKOKA   S GOLD Still Waiting to be Found Article by J. Patrick Boyer  I  t was only a matter of perseverance, and time, ...
Photograph  Boyer Family Archives  think he might profit more from what he   d harvest below grade than from surface crops...
W.E. Hamilton, assistant editor of the Bracebridge Gazette, broke news of a gold discovery that, picked up by Toronto   s ...
Photograph  Boyer Family Archives  In 1898, the Klondike Gold Rush started and, as historian Robert Boyer reported,    Let...
PORTER   S Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Tomasz Szumski  T  he summer commute between Toronto and Muskoka has b...
SCHEDULED AIR SERVICE Connects Muskoka to Opportunities  Firefighters from Bracebridge and Gravenhurst joined forces to pr...
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District of Muskoka Chair John Klinck welcomes Porter Airlines on its first scheduled flight to Muskoka Airport, which is ...
Photograph  Deerhurst Resort  Whats Happened  From its early beginnings with a single lodge and 18 guest rooms, Deerhurst ...
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Cooking with golden honey is sweeter than sugar Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomasz Szumski The use of hone...
Colony collapse disorder, the scourge of honeybee operations worldwide, is not the same problem in Muskoka because there a...
Huntsville Brewhouse features Muskoka Honey Bee Honey Garlic Chicken Wings as one their favourite menu items.  traditional...
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Whimsical Bakery owner Christine Kropp takes a non-traditional approach when creating her baked goods.    But I always lov...
with brownies, smores and carrot-cake.    Our name is Whimsical,    owner Christine Kropp points out,    because we aren  ...
breakfast or lunch, and a wide range of baked goods made from scratch. And Muskoka Honey Bee honey, of course.    We put i...
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Muskoka Moments  The sounds of kids and families By Adam Nicholson  Photograph  Fred Nicholson  hearing    Yahoo     and S...
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