Continuing the Tradition of Excellence

Teeswater and Culross have a long tradition of excellence when it comes to local crafts and artisan works. From knitting to weaving, lacework to quilts, it only takes a minute in the arena at the annual Teeswater Fall Fair to appreciate the skill and artistry

© 2014 Mark W. Law

Wanted: A Shepherd

My horoscope said “It is time” and yup, I read my horoscope every morning – not sure if it makes much more sense than tossing a dart towards the triple 20 – but at least it occupies my mind while the coffee water is boiling.

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September 2014 Almanac

September (from Latin septem, “seven”) was originally the seventh of ten months on the oldest known Roman calendar, with March (Latin Martius) the first month of the year until perhaps as late as 153 BC. After the calendar reform that added January and February to


Tread-A-Thon 2014

The Teeswater Pool Lifeguards will be hosting their 5th Annual Tread-A-Thon and Fundraiser BBQ on Tuesday, August 19th from 8am-8pm (BBQ from 11-1pm). All proceeds will go towards new pool equipment. Come down to support your local pool! For more info call us at 519-392-6898.

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August 2014 Almanac

August was originally named Sextili in Latin, because it was the sixth month in the original ten-month Roman calendar under Romulus in 753 BC, when March was the first month of the year. About 700 BC it became the eighth month when January and February


July 2014 Almanac

July is the seventh month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars and one of seven months with the length of 31 days. It was named by the Roman Senate in honor of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, it being the month of

Five Star Quilters Guild – July 2014

The Five Star Quilters Guild meets September to June on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Teeswater Community Centre. Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday September 24, 2014 at 10:00 am. On this date we will be hosting Koren Martin from


50 Seasons

It’s funny, as you get older, the little things you remember, the big ‘important’ things you forget. November 22nd, 1963 was one of those days – I remember all the hoopla and tears, but a month short of 6, it was how I saw the

Thank You!

Green Gifts That Keep On Giving

(Originally found at but uber-cool and worth repeating – ml) Every year Buddsteel Architectural Products Ltd. gives away hundreds of seedlings to school students in honour of Earth Day. As well as helping our environment, Alf Grubb at Buddsteel enjoys spurring the innovation our