You're writing a book of short stories and poems?
Starting with conversations on the back deck of the residence and ending with this book, these authors have painstakingly compiled and transcribed dozens of stories from the various and unique residents of their retirement home.
There’s little space for your message on a postcard, but that does not mean it can’t convey a lot of information. The scene depicted can itself be worth a thousand words. With Lake of Bays heritage leader Bruce MacLellan’s remarkable collection of century post cards, this is doubly true, as they are enhanced by his rich accounts about the time and place of these cards, those who wrote them, and the culture they convey.
Youthful Memories of Muskoka’s District Town
Author Robert Boyer remembers Bracebridge at a time when he was a youth and Muskoka's capital town was in transition with automobiles replacing the horse-and-buggy and pioneer era industries fading or closing with the Depression.
The Life of Rene M. Caisse, R.N. and the History of Essiac
This true story became a medical legend. Bracebridge nurse Rene Caisse provided a secret-forumula herbal tea to thousands of people desperate to fight their cancer. The medical establishment took exception, and battle on a second front ensued.
Cottagers remember the good old days
A memoir of Muskoka summers (and the odd winter) in the early 1900s: "food chilled by blocks of ice cut from the lake, a wandering cow munching oranges in the kitchen, excursions up the lake on elegant steamboats, and a 'floating store' (aka 'the supply boat') called at your dock every week."
An Eco-Adventure Guide
The trademark Wilson canoeing and hiking guide to the rivers, lakes and trails of Muskoka.
A Natural History in North America
It’s risky to call any book about canoes “definitive.” But this lavishly illustrated, superbly written, and masterfully designed 370-page work, with its extensive notes, bibliography, and index, comes closer to cleanly shooting those rapids than any other work available today.
Cottage Daze celebrates life at the cottage where the cottage is the main character, and family, friends, pets, and fellow cottagers are the supporting cast.
CANADA'S FIRST SANATORIA
This is the story of Canada's first tuberculosis sanatorium, built at the turn of the twentieth century. At the heart of the book are real-life experiences of patients and hospital staff who fought tuberculosis every day for over six decades.
Memories of Norman Angus MacKay
The author's own adventures as a teamster in local lumber camps combine with his stories of early Dorset to present a lively picture of one of first places in the Muskoka-Haliburton region settled by Europeans.
Prospector and writer James Tough puts into words the daring exploits and dire experiences he encountered between 1962 and 1992 while prospecting in remote locations for valuable mineral deposits, in the process holding a mirror to northern and frontier
Past and Present
This is a history of an important and successful summer resort in the Muskoka Region of Ontario from 1885 to the present. It details the efforts of four generations of the Love family to create a world class summer resort from modest beginnings.
Book 2 of "The Muskoka Novels"
Impeccably researched, beautifully written, Elusive Dawn will resonate with the reader long after the final page has been turned.
In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878
An illuminating and humorous biographical account of the "English Bloods" — young men sent to learn farming skills in Muskoka in pioneer times.