Author: Escarpment Magazine

Surf’s Up

Freshwater Surfing cultivates a slightly different breed of surfer. The fickle nature of Great Lake waves requires a high degree of patience, dedication, and frankly a sense of humour from those who ride them.

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Road Trip

Rolling into town with our windows down and radio on blast, we had noticed a small lighthouse stationed along the Saugeen River which instantly conjured memories of summery beach visits to Prince Edward Island. Add a long floral dress and a straw hat and you might as well call me Anne (with an “e”). The only difference is that this is right here in our own province and that makes it pretty darn special. Full of charm and peace—what a summer gem!

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Tomahawk Steak

Tomahawk steak is a cut of beef ribeye that has five or more inches of extra rib bone which resembles a single-handed axe. Perfect on the Q — it is also referred to as the “Cowboy Steak” or a “Bone-in Ribeye”.

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Deconstructed Pasta e Fagioli

This twist on a classic recipe is perfect when your kitchen garden is overflowing with tomatoes and fresh herbs. The confit tomatoes are amazingly sweet, and the roasting oil, herb and garlic mixture in the bottom of the pan makes for the most delicious and light pasta sauce.

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Market Watch

As I have written in this space many times, change is constant. Paradigms shift, new players come into the market, technology changes the way we do things. Real Estate seems particularly affected by this these days. The number of companies portraying themselves as “dis- ruptors” to the real estate industry have been multiplying at what seems like an exponential rate.

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Silks

While sitting in the designated viewing space, itching to get moving, I became entranced by what was happening in the far corner of the gym—a group of students was climbing nimbly up the ribbons of ceiling-high colourful fabric and performing what was akin to dancing in the air.

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Meet Your Maker

Up close with a few of this area’s passionate, talented and ambitious women who are creating beautiful functional art and building careers with their craft.

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Fluffy Pancakes with Rhubarb Curd

Pancakes topped with fresh rhubarb curd are the perfect breakfast for lazy weekend mornings. Pulling out this colourful topping for brunch is sure to impress, and it can be used to spice up a variety of other breakfast foods, from topping off a bowl of oatmeal, to spreading it on toast with strawberries, I love having this condiment in the fridge all spring long!

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Crafty Women

Owen Sound boasts a vibrant, skilled, and surprisingly deep creative community. Here, as everywhere, gifted young women make up a significant portion of that talent pool.

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Forward Thinking

Everyone seems to be talking about posture. Text Neck, standing desks, vibrating wearables and apps that remind you to keep moving. Is good posture just on-trend, or do we need to sit up and take notice?

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Dog Walking 101

Walking your dog is one of the most rewarding aspects of dog ownership. Getting outside, breathing fresh air, letting your thoughts wander and chuckling as your dog thoroughly enjoys the experience just as much as you do!

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