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A Brief Biography of Letitia Youmans by Allan Seymour

Letitia Creighton Youmans Letitia Creighton Youmans: Teacher, temperance crusader and champion of women's rights Letitia Creighton was born in 1827 near Baltimore (now Creighton Heights) to John and Annie Creighton. Letitia began her schooling at age four in a log house, and by age six travelled a mile and a half to Hulls Corners for classes.… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Letitia Youmans by Allan Seymour

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Poems from Gwynn Scheltema, Felicity Sidnell Reid, and Kim Aubrey

Sleeping Cat by Gwynn Scheltema a waterfall of sleeping cat spills from my lap his purr thrumming through my thigh up to my heart a comfortable heaviness this curl of cat rising and falling with each breath I take each low hum of purr a sleep song of heart harmonies   Photo by Daniel van… Continue reading Poems from Gwynn Scheltema, Felicity Sidnell Reid, and Kim Aubrey

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Journal in Time of Pandemic and Lockdown

Photo by Edwin Hooper It’s eight weeks since the WHO declared the Corona Virus outbreak a pandemic and countries started to take unprecedented measures to protect their citizens and prevent the spread of the virus. Since then most of us have been self-isolating and some have been quarantined on returning to Canada from abroad. In… Continue reading Journal in Time of Pandemic and Lockdown

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Jenni Burke: Proud Member, Spirit of the Hills

Jenni Burke was born in Port Hope in 1979, and still lives in (and loves) Northumberland County.  A member of SOTH for 4 years now, she describes herself as "an amateur artist working towards professionalism". Here's her story: When I did my first show in 2005, it was in a tiny pub in my hometown,… Continue reading Jenni Burke: Proud Member, Spirit of the Hills