5 Jan
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New year, old resolutions

Here I go again: another new year but same old resolutions. It’s time to clean house and get rid of things I have hung on to for far too long. It’s time to reduce the clothes in my closet, things...

20 Nov
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Girl Guide cookies donated to local seniors

Some folks might not think having 100 boxes of Girl Guide cookies lying around would be a problem requiring a solution — unless that solution involves a tall glass of milk. But when local guide leader Laura Istead found herself with...

6 Nov
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Kerby Centre bread market booming

There’s nothing better than a freshly baked loaf of bread. Crisp and fluffy, straight out of the oven, they are perfectly paired with a variety of condiments. This author loves a nice blackberry jam preserve with a generous slab of butter. Kerby...

8 Oct
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Halloween histories

Normally when folks discuss wearing masks in the middle of fall, they tend to be talking about trick-or-treating. With COVID-19, however, we’ve entered an autumn filled with some spooks much scarier than ghosts, goblins or vampires. If you’re like me, you’ve always...

5 Oct
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An epidemic of isolation

A recently released report compiled by a Mount Royal University (MRU) student states that older adults in Calgary and the world over are facing an epidemic of isolation. Cindy Calderson, a nursing student at MRU, conducted interviews with elders and faculty...