Traveling Journalist: A Monk to Guardian story

Mystical Sparkle is ready to become a Guardian of Tyria

LION’S ARCH — The cold wind of the Far Shiverpeaks pierce my charr pelt, I’m not meant for this frigid weather. Mountains to the left and right; you get a sense of claustrophobia — it seems like the mountains are always getting closer and closer. Only the brave venture this far north (this journalist was lucky to hitch a ride with some traveling heroes), the path is laced with Ice Imps, Tengu and Snow Wurms (just to name a few) that will attack without thought or reason. The bitter cold chills my bones but I travel this far north to talk to a Monk that is willing to sit down with me and discuss some new events in Tyria. Prophets have foretold that Monks, as we know them, will have to pick up armor, forgo their traditional cloth robes, and prepare to fight along side their Warrior brethren — the destruction that is to come to our land will need everyone to fight. Read more of this post


Loot Lady Sells More than Just Toys

By Lorna Luguya and Jeff Duff
Oringally written for the Lakeshore Villages Newspaper

Standing out from the typical brown brick buildings that line Lakeshore, the bright white store catches your eye. The Loot Lady has a sense of innocence and magic as you enter the store.

The Loot Lady is a family business owned by Carol and Bob Cusson; they opened the shop in 2000 and moved to their current location in 2008.

The Loot Lady began working with charities when Sick Kids Hospital approached the business to donate items for its Treasure Box toy fundraiser. Another charity The Loot Lady supports is Uncle Neil’s Toy Mountain.

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