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Camping season has begun!

Summer officially began for my family over the weekend! We took our first camping trip of the summer season and were truly blessed with good weather! For the past nine years we have always gone camping somewhere on Victoria Day weekend. Read more....

I have seen the inside of someone's head!

I can truly say I have looked inside someone's head! Last Thursday we took our son to see specialists in Grand Forks for a number of tests. One of those was a Magnetic Resonance Imaging of his brain. Read more...

Only you can prevent wildfires!

"Only you can prevent wildfires!" That slogan has been used by Smokey the Bear for generations and I remember Smokey and game wardens coming to our school as a kid to preach the practise of being smart with fire. While the cause of the Fort McMurray blaze, which can only be termed Hell on Earth, is not known, many forest fires are caused by careless humans. Read more...

Birthday, yard work and visiting

I do not think we could have crammed more into a weekend than we did this past one! On Friday my brother Pete and his wife Janine, along with my Uncle Bob and cousin Allan hosted my dad, Irwin and mom Norma for a 70th birthday supper one can only safely cook in the warmer temps... deep-fried turkey! Was a great time! Read more...

Not as easy as they look!

Those Do It Yourself television programs sure make fixing up your house look easy. I have watched in awe as they repair things so easily it makes me say "If they can do that so can I!" I have tackled many projects over the years and this past Sunday I thought I was going to film an episode of Easy DIY! NO SUCH LUCK! Read more...

Pets play such a big part of our lives

If you have a pet you know how big a role they play in our lives and how hard it is to see them sick or injured. Read more...

Rockin the 80s all over again!

As a teenager growing up in the 1980s I was big into popular music. I always had a boom-box (portable stereo) and bought many many cassette tapes and eventually compact discs. Read more...

The other magical holiday!

As a kid I think other than Christmas Easter was the most exciting holiday of the year! Read more...

Spring-like weather and springing forward

For the first time in years the Spring forward time change actually coincided with spring-like weather! Usually winter still has its icy grip on us in March and spring is lurking around the corner but not here when the time changes. Read more...

Spring melt brings a big mess

In December we "Dream of a White Christmas" but in January and February we begin to wish for a green Spring. But as Spring sets in a bit early this year, we often forget what a mess the thaw can bring. Read more...

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