29 Sep
Money

Steps to take before getting an investment app

Investing today has never been more accessible. With the advent of electronic trading platforms in 1992, the proliferation of internet accessibility in the mid-to-late 90s and the growing adoption of mobile devices in the early 2000s, investors now have access...

29 Sep
Featured

Hide and squeak; a modern mystery!

“There is it again!” my wife Martha raised her voice to ensure I heard her. “I’m almost resolved to this relentless freaking squeaking. It’s been a constant companion for days.”“Huh?” I queried, wistfully.“That beep, chirp, whatever it is. I hear...

29 Sep
Featured

Truly, there is no place like home

The word home signifies something special and important to all of us.No matter where in the world one comes from, home symbolizes security, love and a place of belonging.Home is not just a house, although it usually involves houses, it...

29 Sep
Featured

On the hunt for trolls in Denmark

In April 2022, we travelled to Denmark with the intent of learning more about my Danish heritage (my maiden name was Johansen) My father came from Haderslev, about one hour from the German border, and after graduating from Agriculture College,...

29 Aug
Featured

A letter in the mail

As I reach into the compartmentalized slot of the postal box, one of 50 other compartments with keyed doors, I have a flash from the past of a time when mail was personally delivered to the mailbox right outside the...

26 Aug
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Gardening friends and foes

Gardeners can have strong opinions about plants. Often, these opinions have been formed through experience … and more often than not, after waging battle with a plant that thrives where it has been planted—and beyond!If you want to see looks...

26 Aug
Featured

Bonnie the Cat

She had been an abandoned cat living in a shelter. Being an orphan with an uncertain future must be very stressful even for an animal! Then she was picked up by our daughter who lives in a two bedroom condo,...

25 Aug
Current Events

Preparing for the Kerby Expo

By the time this article goes to print our team should have finished working on the Kerby Centre Charity Classic — and we should be well on our way to planning our next event: the Seniors Expo.The Expo is a...