Hugh Neave

Music has changed so much over the years

A long time ago, this was a winter when the lake had frozen over with good ice and there was almost a main highway across.

Hugh Neave.

Old man winter has given us a taste of winter again

Some places came up with almost minus 40 but not for long.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

I hope our new hospital has a maternity ward

Here we go starting out another month and a lot colder too. But at least it’s more like winter.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Airtight wood stoves and gas lamps

On Sunday afternoon last we had the pleasure of having the Grassy Plains church choir drop in for some music and singing.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Memories of school and the good ole’ days

Every once in a while my school days pop up in my memory.

Hugh Neave.

We are all so proud of our Francois Lake hall

Here we are just about back to normal again after losing our power for a few hours.

People need to slow down and drive safe

John Keefe, and old-timer and I were talking this morning over coffee and we both do not remember Tchesinkut Lake not freezing over.

Hugh Neave.

Wolves are causing havoc for local farmers

I have been told that once wolves get started on killing cattle they will not stop.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all

I’ll start my viewpoint with the words of an very popular Christmas song “It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas.”

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Great news to hear our mill is up and running

It was wonderful news to see headlined in our local paper.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

History has always been a big interest of mine

It’s the start of a special month, Christmas, meaning so much to all of, young or not so young.

Hugh Neave.

What a nice service we had at St Luke’s on the lake

I hope this week to get caught up with my viewpoint as last week I was a bit behind.

Hugh Neave

Had a nice visit from a very talented friend

It was very interesting this morning to have Allen Stanyer Jr. stop in and show me his guitar he had made right from scratch

Hugh Neave
Hugh Neave

Time change and so is the weather changing

This weekend we have our time change and this always upsets me as it takes me about a week to figure things out.

Hugh Neave
Hugh Neave

Caster oil was a sure fix back in the old days

I have written about ‘The Big Dry’ in the big depression years but I will finish off with a little story that I put in some years ago.

Hugh Neave
Hugh Neave.

Thank God for our many blessings we enjoy

Last Tuesday evening the Lakes District Arts Council came up with a wonderful evening entertainments with guitar music out of this world.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Some good old history about Fred Knowles

Another moose kill, a cow moose and her calf. This was on Hopper’s Hill or some call it the summit on Hwy. 35.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

We homesteaded at Ootsa Lake 72 years ago

It’s hard to realized that fall is sneaking up on us. There is a little more bite to the breeze, makes us wonder where has summer gone.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

Terry Fox Run helps people with cancer

Last week was a special week for the residents of the Tweedsmuir House.

Hugh Neave.
Hugh Neave.

I have always loved music, all kinds of music!

September started out with a real thunder storm and lightning too.

Hugh Neave.