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Slice of LIfe - All I want for Christmas is cow poop

Ah, Boxing Day week. The scent of pre-Christmas desperation still clings to the air as shoppers return with their treasures.

Folkmarks - Beware the resolutions of January

The joy of making New Year's Resolution, in order to have something to fail, comes to mind this time of year. For instance, one year I resolved to lose weight. My weight has stayed vindictively static ever since.

Smart Money - Common law isn't the same thing

You might be familiar with the name Stieg Larsson. I haven't read any of his novels, but lots of people have; he has sold more than 27 million copies in 41 countries. I'm as much of a fan of a good detective novel as anyone, but it wasn't Mr.

Slice of Life - Laugh lines

The season of schmoozing is upon us again. While some look forward to all the party talk, I am the sort that is intimidated by it. I love to listen but am not always great at responding.

GEEP - Creating a home for the holidays

Sometimes I ask friends and/or family, "what should I write about this weekwhat would you like to read?". Often, they will point me in the right direction and this week is no exception.

Let's start by counting the number of people...

There are hundreds of people in Dawson Creek who want the new Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts! Let's start by counting the number of children and youth who attend weekly ballet, jazz, hip hop, tap, baton, piano, guitar, beginner band, and karate clas

Why waste a trip to the polls?

I find it rather strange that Premier candidate Mike De Jong doesn't know why there is voter apathy in Canada. In many ridings it is well known who will be elected so why waste a trip to the polls.

Chews the news

BABY FACE: A young couple in Toronto who recently had a baby girl were in the news. They asked their Facebook contacts to pick their new daughter's name. Aw gee, that's very cute.

Economics and leadership

To be elected or to run for elected office is a very honorable thing. It really means that you volunteer your time to serve the public. To serve the people that voted you in.

Folkmarks - Gifts of all sorts for all sorts of folks

It might be a little late to make gifts for the season, however you can buy selectively and still please those on your list. Gardeners appreciate garden gifts such as gloves and the most recent gardening aid on the market.
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