Francis, the Toy-Maker. About 5 years ago, Francis Shuter started making little wood cars, trucks & tractors to give out to children at Christmas.

Quote of the week. “It would be nonsensical for a govt to retain the rights to a lake if, by virtue of a single owner purchasing all the land surrounding a lake, that owner could prohibit public use or ownership of the lake. It only makes sense that government would have retained the ownership of bodies of water, lakes, with the intention of the public being allowed to access water they retained.”    —B.C. Supreme Court Justice Joel Groves, on Friday, in a precedent-setting ruling for the NV Fish & Game Club, in their 6-year legal challenge for access to 2 public lakes on Douglas Lake Ranch.

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