OBITUARY: Pattie Cleghorn

Pattie Cleghorn (nee Hart), born November 15, 1941 in Toronto, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday morning, June 17, 2022 at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital in Bracebridge Ontario after a long battle with lung disease.  She was predeceased by her parents, Eileen and Harry Hart, and is survived by her long- time […]

SPOTLIGHT: Ken Fortney – 97 and still working at The Inn golf shop

The Fortneys do other things for fun that many people might not expect. They have a modern camper and take trips to interesting places where they camp and enjoy meeting new people and trying new things. They found an internet site called Harvest Hosts, where members, who must be “self-contained RVers,” have unique overnight stays, such as camping on a golf course, in a pasture, at an alpaca ranch or a horse farm, all of which the Fortneys have done. The camping is free, but each host has something of interest to market, so campers usually buy produce or a sweater or whatever else the host has to offer. 

EDITORIAL: A first time fishing this writer will never forget

Then, bam! Lynn felt something hit her line. Tim instantly got my rod secured and me out of the way, and then put all his attention on Lynn. She had a tarpon on the line. “You got this,” he assured her. “Reel it in.” “Bow to the king,” “Just hold on, don’t do anything.” The orders were calm, but authoritative. Captain Mark was advising Tim from his higher vantage point and moving the boat as conditions warranted.