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An occasional Newsletter from Preserved Stories.

Parallel lines work well to represent halftones – in comic-book art and in illustration in general

In the history of graphic design, parallel lines figure prominently – in comic-book art and in illustration in general – as a means to represent halftones. I open the current post with a drawing of General Judenits of the Russian … Continue reading

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Natural forms at Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration; setbacks between images at Dead Man’s Curve

This post is written as a digression, a digression from topics that actually interest site visitors. Sometimes, digressions motivate me to write a post. Photo book based on July 15, 2017 visit to Six Points Reconfiguration site I have created … Continue reading

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Does the 25-gram World Health Organization suggested limit on sugar intake include sugar from fruit juices? Answer: It does.

I recently was thirsty, on a hot day in July, and bought a fruit juice smoothie at a Shopper’s Drug Mart. On rare occasions, I buy such a drink. I noticed the bottle referred to 57 grams of sugar. The … Continue reading

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Photo from Mississauga Ward 1 Councillor Jim Tovey regarding Farmer’s Market in Port Credit

In a July 15, 2017 tweet, which the Town of Port Credit retweeted (that being how I came across it, just now), a message from @JimTovey noted: Fiddling 4. The Farmers Market in @Portcreditbia. Beautiful music, beautiful day, great produce #shoplocal … Continue reading

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14 Villa Road OMB hearing was held July 17th & 18th; decision awaited

The OMB hearing for 14 Villa Road took place July 17th and 18th: https://www.omb.gov.on.ca/ecs/CaseDetail.aspx?n=PL170039 Our Villa Road odyssey regarding the OMB appeal has come to an end, save for the decision. Our experience, among the residents attending the hearing, and … Continue reading

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Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration is now underway. Some notes, as well about a 1936 Berlin Olympics photo album.

I attended a public meeting – in the form of an open house – at a Lithuanian   church located east of the Six Points Interchange some time back. I was pleased to receive an email today (July 14, 2017), indicating … Continue reading

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John Steward of Wiarton has shared some photos of the fire that destroyed the Long Branch Hotel in 1958

An earlier post is entitled: John Stewart of Wiarton has added a comment to a previous post about the 1958 fire at the Long Branch Hotel John Stewart lived for many years on Arcadian Circle in Long Branch. I met … Continue reading

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Ideology and evidence-based practice

Below are links that may be of interest. I have long had an interest in evidence and evidence-based practice. The value of evidence has been of interest for me for two reasons. First, in an off-and-on role as a reporter … Continue reading

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Support the OHS Crowdfunding Campaign for the John McKenzie House; Message forwarded by Geoff Kettel

I am sharing the following email message because I support this project. I have not worked (except in a small way) at the HTML formatting for this message, because I am about to go for a workout and I am … Continue reading

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ACO newsletter: CBC Radio’s Day Six examines how remnants of Canada’s first Parliament Buildings unearthed under Toronto car wash

The following item is from a recent newsletter, available at this link, of the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario: CBC Radio’s Day Six examines how remnants of Canada’s first Parliament Buildings were found underneath a Toronto car wash The car wash … Continue reading

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