Ruth Altendorf

Camino de Santiago farewell party and sound healing

Follow along as Harrison hikers prepare for pilgrimage in Spain

Senior Happenings: Signing off for the summer

Observer columnist kicking up heels for the hot weather

The 10th anniversary of the Harrison Hot Springs Social Club was more like a large family reunion than a club event.

Senior Happenings: Social club celebrates 10 years of good times

Many willing hands are needed continually to keep things going

The 10th anniversary of the Harrison Hot Springs Social Club was more like a large family reunion than a club event.

Senior Happenings: ‘Senior moment’ leads to successful soups

Lengthy nap leads to soup success in Harrison Hot Springs

Senior Happenings: Let’s rediscover how to ‘bumber’

Word rooted in German language and Oscar Wilde play

Senior Happenings: Looking deeper behind place names

Observer columnist spurred onto new hobby by 'wild old west' town

Senior Happenings: Surfing the screen for Paralympians

Some athletes getting short end of stick with little coverage

Senior Happenings: Great memories of the Olympic Games

Cheers from Canada almost loud enough to reach Sochi

Alexandre Bilodeau was one of many inspiring Canadian athletes to watch over the course of the Sochi Winter Games.

Senior Happenings: The Games, as seen by two armchair Olympians

As Pierre de Coubertin said: "It's not the triumph but the struggle"

Alexandre Bilodeau was one of many inspiring Canadian athletes to watch over the course of the Sochi Winter Games.
Ken Burningham and Margo Galea were among the Evergreen Singers to entertain at Logan Manor on Tuesday.

Evergreen Singers celebrate Oktoberfest at Logan Manor

A special afternoon held, thanks to the singers and residents

Ken Burningham and Margo Galea were among the Evergreen Singers to entertain at Logan Manor on Tuesday.
Dody Tighe and Ruth Altendorf share an embrace. Tighe

Raising a glass to a cherished friend

Harrison choir and social club will miss Dody Tighe

Dody Tighe and Ruth Altendorf share an embrace. Tighe

Harrison Happenings: Remembering the wonder of berry pies

Columnist shares the secrets to making a delicious fruit pie

Harrison Happenings: Reflecting on Canada Day

Watching the ceremonies in Ottawa provide ideas for this community

Harrison Happenings: Kitchener and Waterloo hold special meaning, for good reason

Traveling back in time while visiting one corner of Ontario

Harrison Happenings: A city for the future and the people

Mississauga truly a multicultural city, says world traveling columnist

Harrison Happenings: Back from Ontario, safe and sound

Benefits outweigh the risks when traveling as a senior

Harrison Happenings: Justin Trudeau ignites the torch

Age shouldn't dictate one's ability to lead the country

Cutline: Kent elementary school students wrote

Harrison Happenings: Good news abounds every day in Harrison area

'It was great to see so much energy' on stage says columnist Altendorf

Cutline: Kent elementary school students wrote

Harrison Happenings: Learning how to greet the world

Handshakes, hugs and howdys among international favourites

Harrison Happenings: Conjuring up Christmases past

Reconnecting with family just one of columnist Ruth Altendorf's holiday highlights

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