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ANGLER & PRISONERS OF WAR 7 Chapters)

1  —   Tracking Down History Eighteen years ago, I joined a small group searching for the notorious prison, Camp X, under the guidance of a former German prisoner-of-war who had been incarcerated there. Today the place is almost unrecognizable. In … Continue reading

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YE OLDE GENERAL STORE

I am a fully paid-up member of the travelling public. So, when something interesting crosses my path, I am entitled to stop and check it out. When I was travelling north from The Soo near the end of June, I … Continue reading

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SIGNS AND SIGHS AT CHIPPEWA FALLS

Taking my cue from poet Robert Frost, when I had miles to go before I slept, I stopped anyway. No, not by snowy woods on the darkest evening of the year. It was mid-day under a scorching sun on Saturday, … Continue reading

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IT’S A FREE COUNTRY (Conclusion)

2 – . . . From Happening On Monday morning, Olga grabbed a snack from the fridge, a leftover from our Saturday night meal.  That was enough breakfast, she said. Olga was glowing.  For six hours she had wrestled with … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS ROADS (Chapter 2 of 4)

Actually, in Nipigon, I pulled over for a nap.  Had four hours sleep the night before. Highway 17 skirts the north shore of Lake Superior, and in winter it is the most dangerous road in Ontario.  Hwy. 17 is designated … Continue reading

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