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2022 2019 Tim Horton’s Brier

I attended the 2019 Brier in Brandon, Mb. with my sisters. We met Kevin Martin, Russ Howard and Cheryl Bernard. It was our first time attending a major curling event.

January 23, 2022
2022 Curling: A Gift for a One-Armed Curler

In 1947, before the vaccine was available, I contracted polio at age 4. It left the left side of my body limp but especially my left arm and back. It was to mark my life to this very day. But no pity required. With a supportive community, great family and friends, I was able to …

January 23, 2022
2022 St John’s Brier

My first Brier I attended was in St John’s NL – the year Brad won. We had 2 hours notice to leave a day earlier as flights were being cancelled the next morning due to an ice storm. Scrambled for a place to stay for that night. Our Airbnb got broke in to when we …

January 23, 2022
2022 New beginning

After a long break brought on by Covid-19, I was finally able to play my first bonspiel after a year and a half without touching ice. The Saint-Lambert U-18 juvenile circuit tournament 2021 is one I will never forget. Playing with a brand new team composed of players who had barely had a month of …

January 23, 2022
2022 Epping and the kids

I was Volunteering At the Ontario Championships in Huntsville in 2018. it was during the Hit draw take out event for the kids. After the event was done One that’s right ONE Of the representives from the competition showed up JUST for the kids it was so nice to see And that individual was You …

January 23, 2022
2022 GOLD MEDAL

My brother Don, his wife Lenore, my husband Doug and I represented Ontario at the Canadian senior Games in Manitoba in curling… we won the GOLD MEDAL… it was amazing. So proud to represent our curling club (Fergus), and our Province. One in a lifetime event for us. After getting the gold medal… my brother …

January 23, 2022
2022 Curling Buds

There are 4 of us that are Curling Buds, my sister Brenda, two friends, Glenda and Myrt and myself. I am the only one actively curling and Glenda used to but the other two have never curled. We are buds in the curling world because of the whole group of friends we share, us 4 …

January 23, 2022
2022 Easter Bonspiel

Well my curling story is the very first time I played it was at an Easter Bonspiel at the Dome Curling Club in Timmins circa 1990. I was dating an avid curler at the time who is now my husband ha ha and he asked me to curl with him and friends at this “fun” …

January 23, 2022
2022 Definition of embarassment

A few years back, two of my good friends were playing each other in the Town & County League in Rocky Mountain House. Alex was laying 7 without last rock. His other rock, #8 was out front but basically not even a good corner guard. Way off to the side about 6 feet in front …

January 23, 2022
2022 Curling with Mom

Like many kids of my vintage their introduction to curling was getting dragged to the rink and watching Mom play in the afternoon ladies league. As a kid I listened over the years to news of Moms bonspiel wins and club championships. When I was 8 she played in the Diamond “D” ( now the …

January 23, 2022