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Meet the Wendlers

Meet the Wendlers

Back in 1969 when Jim Wendler bought a gas station in the South End of Sudbury, he wasn’t building a dynasty, didn’t even dream about what might lie beyond Jim’s Texaco. “I just wanted to make a living for my family,” he says. Wendler was brought up with strong family values. He believed in the [...]

March 1, 2010 Benita Hart Lifestyle 0

Architects’ vision turns dreary house into dream home

Architects’ vision turns dreary house into dream home

Life is  busy for architects Shawn Bruins and Beverly Dolson. The parents of two young children, they live in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. When things get really crazy in Hong Kong, they daydream about their lakeside vacation home in the Canadian bush. Beverly is originally from Lively. They wanted a [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Interior decorators are miracle workers. They have the ability to turn an ordinary room into a work of art. They see things we don’t notice. They pair colours and furniture that most of us could never imagine would work together. Terry Vendetti is a miracle worker with a magical touch. He  is able to marry [...]

March 1, 2010 Vicki Gilhula Home & Garden 0

Europe ‘must-see’ for Canadians

Europe ‘must-see’ for Canadians

Europe ‘must-see’ for CanadiansCanadians set sights on travel to Europe.Spring 2010(CNW) From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sun-kissed Mediterranean and the rugged cliffs of the United Kingdom, Canadians have overwhelmingly (44 percent) chosen Europe as top of their travel list of all the places in the world to visit, reveals a Harris Decima [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Travel 0

Seniors channel their inner Van Gogh

Seniors channel their inner Van Gogh

An old Danish proverb states, “Age may wrinkle the face, but lack of enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.” A group of community seniors living at St. Joseph’s Villa can attest to that. Their creative appetites have experienced a rebirth of sorts thanks to Sudbury artist Monica Swan. She has been offering residents of St. Joseph’s Villa [...]

March 1, 2010 Angie Gilchrist Arts 0

Mad about Mustard Garlic Weed

Mad about Mustard Garlic Weed

David Kechnie, Sudbury Living’s gardening writer, has it out for invasive garlic mustard. He writes: “In the last three years I have been cursed with a new neighbourhood weed that I had not seen previously. Reading and looking at the photos in Fine Gardening magazine, I noticed the article and pictures of this invasive species [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

This South End garden is a private paradise.

This South End garden is a private paradise.

David Kechnie has been tending flower gardens for more than 30 years. Since retiring 15 years ago as a teacher at Cecil Facer Youth Centre, the garden has become his “main occupation” during the spring and summer months. When people ask what he does he replies, “I’m a gardener.” His wife, Margaret, a university professor, [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Home & Garden 0

Leo May lunch box part of Sudbury’s history

Leo May lunch box part of Sudbury’s history

  Sudbury miner Leo May built his lunch pail to withstand the harsh underground environment of the hardrock mines after a black tin lunch pail he had used as a make-shift seat collapsed under him. “Back in the ’50s, they didn’t have lunch rooms or benches,” said Catherine Languin, May’s daughter and current owner of [...]

March 1, 2010 Sudbury Living Magazine Sudbury's Stories 0

Electropollution, fact or fiction?

Cellular telephones, wireless internet, satellite radio, television, and microwave transmissions, while invisible, are considered by some science researchers and medical experts to be electropollution. Questions have been raised about the health effects of being exposed to the radio frequency (RF) energy emitted by these modern-day conveniences. Scientists haven’t been able to assess the effects of long-term [...]

January 6, 2010 Judi Koski Health/Beauty/Active Lifestyles 0

Make it for the holidays

Make it for the holidays

The Food Channel® offers this tasty and easy-to-make recipe for rosemary/garlic dipping oil. It makes an ideal hostess gift for the holidays. This incredible dipping oil for crusty bread features olive oil infused with the Mediterranean flavors of rosemary, crushed red pepper, garlic cloves, cracked peppercorns and sea salt. Serve with warm bread such as [...]

November 1, 2009 Sudbury Living Magazine Holiday 0