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Newspaper ink remains ageless

A very long time ago a very scared young woman, namely myself,…

  • May 13, 2019

Seniors: It’s a balancing act when it comes to salt

Everyone knows too much salt is bad for us. But what if…

  • May 9, 2019

Gardening: Choose your soil for your garden wisely

Thinking of purchasing soil, or compost for the garden? Take time to…

  • May 8, 2019

Health: Evidence suggests coffee boosts protection against Alzheimer’s Disease

I receive a lot of questionable mail. One says I can invest…

  • May 6, 2019

A time machine may be the solution to my dentophobia

Last week, readers who got past my first paragraph may remember that…

  • May 4, 2019

I told you pot legalization wasn’t wise

This is not a column about having been right, or smarter, or…

  • May 4, 2019

Gardening: Chilliwack tulip festival fun for all gardeners

Time travel is impossible but travelling from winter to late spring is…

  • May 2, 2019

Why Solar: We need new innovations and innovators

Mary Kay Ash, of Mary Kay fame, is quoted as saying: “there…

  • May 1, 2019

Health: Death in both sexes due to the ‘stupidity factor’

What’s a great medical tragedy? It’s being diagnosed with a disease for…

  • Apr 29, 2019

Family: The surprise return of winter

Just as spring shyly and gently made its delicate self known to…

  • Apr 29, 2019

Sink your teeth into why I’m afraid of dentists

I have to say goodbye to an old friend today. It’s not…

  • Apr 27, 2019

Let’s ponder where we’re going

“Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” “I was going along…

  • Apr 27, 2019

College Beat: Investing in education inspires student success

I was inspired to accept an offer from former Red Deer College…

  • Apr 26, 2019

Seniors: Smarter living for older adults

One of the major life transitions characteristic of aging is leaving one’s…

  • Apr 25, 2019

Gardening: Time and effort key to buying garden plants

Greenhouses, garden centers and box stores are set to start selling bedding…

  • Apr 24, 2019

Family: A potpourri of Easter egg hunts, music and politics

The election is a thing of the past. Albertans have spoken. They…

  • Apr 22, 2019

It’s important to read the signs

While practically sitting on the sign post that asked people not to…

  • Apr 20, 2019

Gardening: Vegetable gardeners don’t wait until May long weekend

Forget about the traditional date of May long for planting vegetable gardens.…

  • Apr 17, 2019

Why Solar: Forests – natural carbon sinks

Greenhouse gas emissions, GHGs, produced by Canada annually are approximately 738.3825 MtCO2e…

  • Apr 17, 2019

Thoughts about birds take flight as spring finally takes hold

A friend gave us a bird once. No, I didn’t say “the”…

  • Apr 13, 2019