oil on canvas, 24"x 18"
Sir Sam's Ski/Ride
1054 Liswood Road, Eagle Lake
Audrey Hepburn once stated, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” My painting is called “Faith”, and though, that could be the little girls name, it is more about the the faith that there is a future for us. That there will be renewal in all living things.
Renewal is faith. To plant a seed and have faith that seed will become food to nourish us. So for me this painting is about having faith in the renewal of seed, the renewal of life, the renewal in faith.
I am retired registered nurse. We have cottaged here since 1986. We have been in love with Minden Hills since we were both teenagers. Our dream was to have our cottage become our forever home and we are now living that dream.
I have been paining as a hobby for thirty years but became serious in the last ten years after retirement. I have taken courses at The Haliburton School of Art and Design every summer for those thirty year. I paint twice a week at Boathouse Studio on Little Boshkung Lake here in Minden Hills, where I continue to learn and grow as an artist.
Sir Sam's Ski/Ride
Discover your sense of outdoor adventure at Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride, our picturesque ski resort just minutes north of Haliburton, Ontario. With 23km of trails winding over and around unique Canadian Shield terrain; walk-on, walk-off carpet lift, perfect for beginners and young children; newly renovated chalet featuring Rhubarb at the Hill restaurant; and a season full of exciting events, come see why we’ve been a summer destination of choice for families for years.Planning your first trip, or your next trip, is easy with operating hours, weather, map and directions, a quick scroll below.No matter what pace you and your family move at, great winter memories are sure to follow you home.
For over half a century, the Bishop family have welcomed guests from near and far to enjoy a quintessential Canadian winter activity amidst the splendour of the Haliburton Highlands. Then, 10 years ago, Sir Sam’s opened it’s doors to a new activity and a new crowd with the arrival of mountain biking to the facility.
Today, Sir Sam’s ranks as Ontario’s oldest second-oldest family-owned ski hill. This impressive legacy is matched by the number of families who count parents, grandparents or great-grandparents as guests in those early days. While the faces, the technology, and the calendar may change, the welcoming atmosphere lives on. Sir Sam’s continues to introduce and captivate new families with the joys of skiing and snowboarding.
EAGLE VIEW WEDDING AND EVENTS CENTRE
Host your special day at the most unique setting in the picturesque Haliburton Highlands.
Imagine your ceremony on the crest of the ski hill, overlooking beautiful Eagle and Moose Lakes, your wedding party and guests whisked to the hilltop via our carpet lift.
Topside, a large, level open area at the top of the ski hill presents an ideal location for ceremony seating and wedding tent. Or, hold your ceremony on the spacious sun deck or in the comfort of the ski chalet in front of a beautiful hand-crafted stone fireplace.
Hire the caterer of your choice to provide your celebratory meal. Decorate the chalet to match your vision and taste. With early access to the chalet for preparations you will be stress-free the night before your special day. We at Sir Sam’s Ski / Ride will work with you to accommodate all you imagined your very special day to be.
I DO WITH A VIEW
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Director of Sales and Events
Sir Sam's Direct Line: (705)-754-2298