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    All posts by Preston Pouteaux

    • Anxiety and Thankfulness

      When I was a boy, our home was broken into. We came home after a trip and found that the whole house had been ransacked....

    • Curators

      I recently watched “Night at the Museum” with my daughter. In this movie a quiet history museum is magically brought to life and the night...

    • Time

      On Labour Day I found myself with a free afternoon. Can you believe it? A whole half-a-day with nothing planned. It was a surprise to...

    • Boring

      My wife and I went to a Cirque du Soleil show. From the start to the end, this show was pure sugar for the senses;...

    • Keystone Neighbours

      Several years ago my wife and I spent time in France. We traveled to Juno beach where my relatives fought in World War Two to...

    • Six ways to welcome your new neighbour

      This fall in Chestermere we’re expecting that hundreds of new people will be making Chestermere their home. We think they made an excellent choice! For...

    • Kraft Dinner

      A decade ago I lived and studied in Vancouver. Like all of the students I knew, we were on a budget and Kraft Dinner was...

    • Words We Use

      Words have a particular kind of potency. Words are powerful, they can build someone up, or they can tear them down. We have used words...

    • Playbourhood

      As a young eight year old in Regina, Saskatchewan, my best friend and I came up with a plan: we were going to catch our...

    • Deep Waters

      Sunday morning arrived with a crack of lightning and a torrent of worries for many people in Chestermere. Water levels rose and first covered the...