Brodie Lawson Strong Smart and Bringin’ it to the CFL and Grey Cup Week in Toronto

  Brodie Lawson is part of the next generation of young Oakville women making their way in the world, seeking education and career paths that leave a shattered glass ceiling trail in their wake. These young women have a hard-working … Continue reading

They Left Us Everything – Plum Johnson Oakville Historical Society Speaker November 16th

They Left Us Everything, Plum Johnson’s award-winning book, is centered around her family’s grand and rambling lakefront home – Point O’ View. It is a memoir of her rambunctious and intellectually curious family – particularly her extroverted southern belle mother and reserved British … Continue reading

The Weekend! Nov.4-6 Kerr St. Candlelight Ball. Dana Carvey Straight White Male,60

Shop local buy local support local eat local I’m all about it. Like most people though I shop all over-online too. That is the way IT IS in this weird and wonderful modern world. Kerr Street in Oakville is a … Continue reading

The Weekend! Oct.28-30 Running and Reading Club Oakwood School. Chuckles for Charity.

 Like many, I have had a life long love affair with reading and books. In my youth the Vancouver elementary school I attended had a wonderful Librarian named Miss Stephens – whose exclusive job it was to oversee the school … Continue reading

The Weekend! Oct. 21-23. The Dinner Party. South Africa Trip.

– No matter if it’s a quick and easy meal or an Instagram worthy feast a cozy fall night is the perfect time for a dinner party – enjoying a convivial evening of good food and conversation with old or … Continue reading

The Weekend! Oct.14-16 Cape Dorset Prints. Farm to Chef. BelleRegards.Towne Square.

I visited the Oakville Towne Square this week on a warm autumn afternoon and it made me smile. It has the feel of an Italian Piazza or Village Green – people of varying ages out in their community. Some were … Continue reading

The Weekend! Thanksgiving. Oakville Fare Share Food Bank.

Volunteers at Oakville Fare Share Food Bank know what they are doing! Ron Ziegler an 81 year old father of three grown children and grandfather of four, retired (1991) Oakville Trafalgar High School Principal and 17 year food bank volunteer … Continue reading

The Weekend! Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Oakville Art Scene. Zin Taylor. Judith Scott

Oakville Art Scene – this weekend’s Atlantic Moisture makes a visit to Oakville Galleries a given!

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The Weekend! Sept.23-25 Farm Food.Fall Fair.

This Weekend! Sept. 23-25 new post up on my blog OurTownO. Fall Fair and Farm to Fork Dining in our town O Continue reading

The Weekend! Sept.16-18

I just wish people would realize that anything’s possible if you try; dreams are made possible if you try – Terry Fox –  Run or walk for Terry and so many others this Sunday Sept. 18th in Oakville at Coronation … Continue reading