Keepers of the mountain

In these ever-changing times, many traditions that were once passed on from one generation to the next, are being forgotten and lost.

A New Year revelation

January 1 was quite some time ago and, as is the norm, many of us vow to improve ourselves in some way or another.

What's my style?

After one year I am still learning how to be retired, thus I am changing up my wardrobe from the “suits” that were my “go to” look to a more casual style.

Giants around us

The Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program awarded the City of Thunder Bay a grant to empower seniors to share their knowledge, skills and experience with others and enable seniors

Eat, drink and be married

By the time you read this I will have attended, hosted and returned from our daughter’s wedding.

Somewhere on a beach

The Lakehead. PACI. Mr. Garvey. Cheerleading. BoBo Penner. Randall Ide. Bobby Curtola. The Neebing. Baldy. Sylvia Horn. George the Porter. Loon. Redmen. Ross Rogers.

And there goes summer...

Closing up the cabin, trailer, camp, cottage or whatever you call that lovely place where you spend the halcyon days of summer is a bittersweet time. How do we know when that time arrives?

The joy of teaching

We all have a mental image of the ideal kindergarten teacher: a Mary Poppins look alike whose boundless energy and unending reserves of patience and good will outshine even those of Mother Teresa.

Age of Influence

Most recently, and for the first time in my life, I was too old to participate in a survey. Typically, I blow these off by declaring a potential conflict.

Splish Splash

Now that I am “retired” I am finding that I have been busy filling my days with all sorts of activities. One of these is my regular fitness regime in the pool.


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