Edgar Clowes Community News
—by Patricia Shellswell
Every summer seems to be getting shorter, so we are looking for a warm and pleasant fall. The hall is busy again this fall with recreational programs as the arena is still undergoing renovations.Read more...
Yet More Changes!
—by Anna Proctor
As I look back over the editorials of 2013 and 2014 there seems to be a continuing theme of change, and this editorial will be no different! Whereas my past editorials seemed to be rooted in personal change and changes in scenery-Hawkestone to Washago to Orillia- this one involves changes in our very own North Simcoe Community News.Read more...
Digressions by D’reen
—by Doreen Uren Simmons
First off, apologies for missing the last issue of the NSCN. I actually went back to my day calendar to see what could possibly be the reason for such negligence. Behold... there were multiple entries every day in June-mostly birthday parties (June is THE month!)-but many other end-of-season activities. And then we went to Paris, France, for nine days in early July! Jim was presenting at a Systemic Linguistics Conference and I had to go to support him! I had been there a few other times, but never as a relaxed, functioning, mature person. It was everything you could wish for. We went to the Musee d’Orsay twice, finding it necessary to let the Impressionists soak into your consciousness. The weather was actually cool and rainy, but it didn’t matter. All the familiar landmarks were there in their glory, and we wandered both the Left Bank and the Right Bank. The recession made the July sales very attractive too! But maybe best of all was sitting in the sidewalk cafes, eating splendidly and cheaply, drinking the wine, and yes, smoking, and people-watching. The French are so firmly…who they are.Read more...