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On A Brighter Note by Lori Welbourne – The magic of Christmas

I remember what Christmas felt like when I was a little girl: it felt magical. This was in large part because of the big,...
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Pit bulls were not meant to be pets by Lori Welbourne

A four year old boy walking down the street with his mom on December 2nd, 2015 was attacked by a neighbour’s pit bulls after they...

Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge – I’m Old

I'm old.In the back of my brain I accepted this 'aha' moment would eventually arrive - I was just not ready for 'it' to...
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On A Brighter Note – Has the internet made us ruder? by Lori Welbourne

In high school I was introduced to the art of debating. I was enthralled with the whole idea of...
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On A Brighter Note – Simplifying the Christmas season by Lori Welbourne

It’s that time of year when some of my friends and family start stressing out about Christmas and I’m reminded of the...

Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge – Podge Predictions

Maintaining a silly tradition, I somewhat sheepishly  submit  my regular predictions for the upcoming 2015-2016 NHL season a.k.a. The HodgePodge Clip and Laugh NHL...

On A Brighter Note by Lori Welbourne – Live life to the fullest

 Last Saturday in between games at my 12 year old daughter’s fastball tournament she received a message that Caleb Logan was dead. I had...

Hodge Podge by Charlie Hodge – October 1

Today’s original column is likely still floating about in techno-space somewhere looking for a lonely doorstep on some lonely planet upon which to land.Clearly...
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On A Brighter Note by Lori Welbourne – Reconnect by disconnecting

Camping at the beautiful Mabel Lake Provincial Park came at a price last week: I had to function without the Internet for the...

Hodgepodge by Charlie Hodge – August 13

I have always enjoyed telling tourists where to go and how to get there - especially when it comes to them having fun and...