Published February 11th, 2019 by

We’ve had a fairly mild winter but this week the rigors of regular winter showed up. We are -20 to -25 decrees Celsius and real cold has settled in. It’s…

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Published February 10th, 2019 by

This week the news carried a story on how much food we waste. In Canada it is about 50% of what we buy. Just imagine what effect that has on…

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Published February 9th, 2019 by

The weather man tells us snow is on the way and we get rain. Politicians, preachers and other public figures say so many things that turn out to be untrue.…

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Published February 8th, 2019 by

Snow covers everything and makes the world look fresh and new and clean. Some countries don’t ever see snow. There this verse is a stumbling block to its listeners. Cleanse…

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Published February 7th, 2019 by

Many friends offered up help this last three months and one I offered to repay in the distant future. Promissory Note A rhubarb pie is on its way. It might…

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Published February 6th, 2019 by

A broken arm required me to re-evaluate my life. I couldn’t keep up with the pace I set for myself, partly because of pain and partly because I couldn’t drive…

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Published February 5th, 2019 by

He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will…

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Published February 4th, 2019 by

I admit I did see the beginning of the big lunar display on January 20. I meant to stay awake. I did see the beginning of it. But then the…

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Published February 3rd, 2019 by

Q. What do you call a camel with no humps? A. Humphrey (Hump-free!) Q. What is a weasel’s favourite drink? A. Pop! (Goes the weasel!) Why do I waste your…

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Published February 2nd, 2019 by

Yes finally, my doctor allowed me to take off this sling. It’s been part of my life for a full three months. What a relief to finally slide my right…

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