Category - Columnists

Columnists - Elaine and Don Cassidy

My Nasally Nuthatch

Known by a variety of names, the “upside-down bird” in Newfoundland, “tomtit” in Nova Scotia, “cardy bird” in New Brunswick, and “little quank” in Ontario, the...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Wandering

Some of my best neighbourhood moments happen on warm summer evenings when the sunset lingers long. I slide on my old Crocs, pour a drink, and shuffle down the...

Columnists - Marilyn King

The Iditarod

I recently had coffee with a friend who I hadn’t seen for a while and we marvelled over each other’s vacation pictures from last summer. She had gone with a...

Columnists - Marilyn King

Finn’s Happy Place

That’s a misleading heading because I actually think Finn has several, depending on the time of day. For example, as I write at 8 am he is snuggled cosily at...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

From Closed to Close

We live in proximity to hundreds of people if we live in any urban or suburban community. Think about those who make supper, do homework, and sleep close to...

Columnists - Nick Jeffrey

Bloody Mary

The first day of January is thought to be the most hung over day of the year, so it should come as no surprise that it is also World Bloody Mary Day, known far...

Columnists - Preston Pouteaux

Where are You

Where are you? It’s the question that echoes up the stairs every day in our home. Our home isn’t very big, but when our daughters are playing and looking for...

Columnists - Leela Aheer

Platinum Jubilee Medal presentations

I was honoured to present the following recipients the late Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) on Sunday, December 18th at the Strathmore...

Columnists - Nick Jeffrey

Eggnog Alternatives

Eggnog is a festive drink that reappears every December, a thick and overly sweet concoction that is enjoyed by all ages, although the grown-ups in the...


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