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$mart Money: The Institute of Advanced Financial Planners Symposium 2010

Recently I attended the Institute of Advanced Financial Planners annual symposium. I always enjoy this conference. It's got its own special vibe.

Folkmarks - Some feel like cargo when travelling

We have places to go, miles from here, thus many discussions ensue over the best method of travel. Hubby collects air miles and I hate flying. I'm not sure exactly what this means except perhaps he's planning to fly while I walk.

Site C approval

Attention Editor: Anyone opposed to the Site C Dam, or any other renewable energy project, must offer a better alternative.

Kirstyn's Korner: October is Awesome!

October! Finally! My favourite month of the whole year has finally arrived. I'm not sure why I love October so much, but I think it's mostly because of halloween. I love the decorations and how all of the stores in town try to be a little spooky.

Save our tax dollars

I live in the Charlie Lake area and am disgusted by the publics total disregard for the posted speed limit. 80% of the public travelling the highway in front of Charlie Lake School are doing 90klm per hour in a 70klm zone.

Falling On My 'Ice'

"We were given knees for a reason"

Slice of Life - Thanksgiving and the Fall of Resolutions

Thanksgiving is upon us and my springtime plans for raising all the food we needed for the meal didn't quite work out. Neither the wheat for the pie crust nor the pumpkin for the filling matured enough before succumbing to a fall frost.

Green-eyed event planner - No Soup for You!

"No Soup for you" was a catchphrase made popular by a 90's Seinfeld episode. A restaurateur dubbed the "Soup Nazi" insisted on patrons ordering their soup according to his strict instructions.

Chews the News

NEW YORK: Here's last week's strangest news item:There was a report the United Nations planned to appoint a "Space Alien Ambassador". An official U.N. greeter to welcome aliens who visit Planet Earth. By the way: The letters "U.N.

Slice of Life - Lists and Misunderstandings

I'm a list maker. I love to make lists for the sheer pleasure of crossing things off when I finish them. If I do some extra stuff I have even been known to add it to the list after I've finished, just so I can cross it off.
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