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Winter


We anxiously waited for the bell to ring. It wasn’t a modern ring either. It sounded like a giant telephone ringing. Once it rang it echoed throughout the walls of my old elementary school back in late 70’s. The big flaked snow behind the window was falling straight down and it was filling every black …

Asking how to survive winter in the Town of Aurora with children is a bit of extreme. Perhaps I should ask this, what to do with children in the winter in the Town of Aurora? Since I have been actively spending more time outside during this winter, I have to tell you that there is …

In the morning I looked out the window. Our sidewalk was covered with beautiful smooth snow dunes and the wind was still swirling around. I checked the outside temperature. It was way too cold to go out. Especially for our six year old. It was still cloudy. It helps when the sun is shining. We patiently …

By K. Taylor, Aurora ON. For most of the past week there was a hockey net in my living room. My son would take shots on it with his mini stick; hunkered on his knees, hunched over the thin plastic stick that is as much a part of him as his flowing hair. Every morning …