7 Women of Otonabee South Monaghan Township
Otonabee South Monaghan Township is located in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. The township is located along the Trent-Severn Waterway.
The women who call this township home are an eclectic mix of new arrivals and descendants of the early settlers. They are strong, independent and passionate. These are their stories.
Jake PreddyOptimistic • Inventive • Spunky
I’m finally at a place in my life where I feel like everything I’ve done and the lessons I have learned have brought me to this position and this is exactly where I am supposed to be. I love Peterborough but we would have never moved here if my dad didn’t buy a horse. The… Continue reading
Jane LowBeerConsiderate • Intuitive • Insightful
What has made me who I am today ? The story I suppose can start anywhere, but certain facts are revealing. My parents: my father, an assimilated Jew living in the Austro-Hungarian empire, managed to escape the Holocaust (although his father did not) and my mother, a reformed Jew from Montreal (who’s brother also died… Continue reading
Joan DiFrusciaCompassionate • Passionate • Faith-filled
I grew up in the Peterborough area and moved away for several decades. A few years ago, I moved back home, back to the community that I grew up in and literally back into the home that I grew up in. I was welcomed with open arms. Throughout my life, I have disliked situations that were not… Continue reading
Joyce ArmstrongKind • Over Ambitious • Community-Minded
I truly believe that I inherited my love of baking from my Mother. I experimented with making (not so perfect) buns shortly after we were married in 1959. When Doug and I took over the farm, we had high school boys who worked on the farm and could they ever eat! They devoured a batch of… Continue reading
Kathy PimmetBloom • Where • Planted
I had the privilege of being a farm girl, growing up on a dairy farm with parents who had a keen love of the land and animals. They instilled in me a strong work ethic, perseverance and dedication. We worked together as a family to do chores and make the farm a successThere was a trip… Continue reading
Lindsay WarringtonDetermination • Courage • Dedication
This is one of the more difficult things I have had to try and write in a long time. Telling a story about myself, and sharing with others my personal life details is not something I am strong at. However, I feel inspired to share a particular part of my life. A part in which… Continue reading
Margaret HamiltonStrong • Caring • Blessed
I was born in Peterborough in 1947, left at the age of 17 and returned in 2004, In 2018 my husband and I celebrated our 51st wedding anniversary. We have had many ups and downs but held true to our promise of getting through whatever was dealt to us together. We have two daughters who… Continue reading
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