Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Wednesday, January 18, 2012,
The Lunch-Bags like to get out of the kitchen from time to time. On the weekend we went for a hike at Short Hills Provincial Park located 4 km. southwest of St. Catharines. Short Hills is a 735-hectare day-use park with 7 trails, most are very hilly - as the park's name suggests - and 3 are deemed multi-use to accommodate horses, mountain bikers and hikers. We discovered this Niagara gem last winter when were were looking for a snowshoeing location. Arrive early because it can get busy. Pack...
Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Friday, August 26, 2011,
In 1852 American, Francis Wolle, invented and patented a paper bag machine and in 869 he and his brother, along with other paper bag makers founded Union Paper Bag Machine Company and opened a state of the art plant in Savannah, Georgia in 1935. The plant is still there and operating today, owned by International Paper Company. In 1870 the simple design was improved. Margaret Knight, a prolific inventor, credited with at least 90 inventions and 22 patents, invented a device to cut, fold and ...