1 Feb
Featured | Opinion

Rebuilding Notre Dame Cathedral

Recently I watched a documentary about the rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Hard to believe that almost four years have passed since the fire almost destroyed that treasured icon. I remembered how I cried as I watched with...

31 Jan
Current Events | Money

Love in a dangerous (online) time

Love may be in the air in February but so too is, unfortunately, potential danger. In 2021, Better Business Bureaus (BBBs) across North America received 276 reports of romance scams. One romance scam in the Calgary area (not a senior) resulted...

29 Jan
Current Events

Becoming a genealogist

In the 1970s, my brother-in-law showed me a family tree he had created simply by writing down — using lines and squares — his immediate family and extending each line. This intrigued me. My first wife was from Prince Edward Island,...

26 Jan
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

What is your love language?

When we find and connect with people the world becomes less lonely and empty. Sometimes it can feel like we are doing all the right things to connect with someone but still aren’t connecting. This could be because we aren’t using...

6 Jan
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Spring into the New Year!

The amaryllis and narcissus were wonderful this holiday season. Lots of bold bloom colours to cheer us up during these dark months. Wouldn’t it be nice to continue the blooming trend and have some early spring colour in our homes?...

5 Jan

Here comes 2023, and another New Year

Hard to believe, but here we go again, stepping into the unknown. Is it just me or are these New Year celebrations coming around faster than before?In my younger days, I looked forward to this event. I had a feeling...

29 Dec
Wellness & Healthy Aging

How to cope with winter

One of my favourite things to do in the winter is curl up next to the electric fireplace in nice warm comfy clothes, with a hot chocolate and either read or reflect on my day while watching the flames flickering....