Why lower is better for your heart

A Sept. 11, 2015 CBC article is entitled: Treat high blood pressure aggressively to save lives, U.S. trial suggests: Why lower is better for your heart The research is of interest and value, which is why I’ve posted the link. The above-mentioned article notes: “Tobe said emails are flying among hypertension and heart and stroke […]

MCHS ’60s reunion on Oct. 17, 2015: Walter Psotka will perform as our official photographer

On Sept. 11, 2015 I met with Walter Psotka, of Walter Psotka Photography, to review our plans for photography at the Oct. 17, 2015 MCHS ’60s Reunion at Old Mill Toronto. Walter will set up a printer in the foyer outside the Humber Room on Oct. 17. Each attendee will be able to purchase framed photos, […]

Scott Munro (MCHS ’63) has added a comment regarding the physiography of the Humber River

Scott Munro (MCHS ’63), a member of the MCHS 2015 Event Committee, has added a comment to a previous post. The topic concerns land formation processes that have occurred tens of thousands of years ago where Old Mill Toronto is now located. In geological time, the Old Mill site was once under a glacier whose thickness was […]

Beware the waterfront trail to the west of the Humber River; many collisions have occurred along the trail

In an earlier post, I’ve noted that driving in Toronto requires your full attention, and the fines for distracted driving are substantial. The caption to the photo on the right highlights the story. In the current post, I want to bring your attention to some features of the Humber River. 1) Humber River runs close by […]

The MCHS ’60s Reunion organizing team met on Sept. 9, 2015 in Kitchener, Ontario

The MCHS 2015 Event Committee met on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at the Boston Pizza at 190 Gateway Drive in Kitchener. Stephanie Shaar (MCHS ’69) of Montreal joined us for the meeting. We much enjoyed meeting Stephanie, whose participation added much of value and interest to the decision-making process. There is so much value in such face to […]

MCHS 2015: Toronto attractions include Harbourfront and the Waterfront

I live with my family in Long Branch in South Etobicoke. Where we live still has a touch of the rural scene attached to it, but it’s only 20 minutes to downtown Toronto, which is primarily an urban scene. Long Branch is a short ways to the south of the Stay Inn, so that if […]

The MCHS 2015 Event Committee met on July 28, 2015 in St. Williams, Ontario; our next meeting is in Kitchener on Sept. 9

At our meeting on July 28, 2015 in St. Williams, Ontario at the farm homestead of Gina and Dan Cayer, the Event Committee had a great time having lunch, learning about pigeons and horses, getting the stories straight about some of the MCHS grads over the years, and figuring out how to arrive at a […]

Historical Items in Toronto for the Next While – From Doug Grant via Donna Magee

The following text is from Doug Grant, which I received as an email from Donna Magee (for which, many thanks!). I don’t have time to include active links for the text, with the exception of the Fort York item. If you have questions please contact Doug Grant. Doug Grant UE Tel: (416) 921-7756 loyalist.trails@uelac.org Program and […]

Sept. 13 & Sept. 27 events at Lambton House related to Étienne Brûlé/Wendat Expedition (also Sept 11 pub night)

Following information is from Heritage York:   September Heritage York Events at Lambton House Our monthly Community Pub will be held on Friday, 11 September from 6 – midnight. Our entertainment will be provided by Broad Belly Band – a Lambton favourite – who will begin at 8:00 p.m. Roast Beef sandwiches will be available […]

Jane (Moore) Jenson (MCHS ’63): Best wishes to everyone from ‘63

We’ve recently been in touch by email with Jane Moore Jenson (MCHS ’63). She won’t be able to make it to the Oct. 17 reunion in Toronto but she sends best wishes to everyone from ’63. You can read an overview, of Jane’s career as an academic, at the following posts: Jane Jenson, Department of […]