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Editorial - Summer busy time in city

Spring is always a great time as we start to contemplate summer holidays, and getting away from our regular routine for a period of time. However, it is also a great time to be spending time in Yorkton.
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Shelia Fraser is forced to see, hear and speak no audit
Perennials take their time growing

Perennials take their time growing

Don't you find that you always learn something when you talk to people? The other day I was chatting with a lovely lady who told me about an expression she had heard about perennials: "the first year they sleep, the second year they creep, and the th
A night of bingo for a date

A night of bingo for a date

Having three young children at home, quite often my wife and I find ourselves left without much time for just the two of us; but Jenn decided she'd 'treat' me on Sunday night and so I got a taste of a particular culture in Yorkton I haven't experienc
Coaching skills in personal life

Coaching skills in personal life

Last week, I provided information on, the Case for Coaching, discussed a core coaching skill (Listening) and assigned the readers with homework.
Driving home the benefits of staying active important

Driving home the benefits of staying active important

I was struggling through my routine at the gym in April when the owner came up to me. "Give me something to share on Twitter for Earth Day," he demanded.
Plant your seeds well

Plant your seeds well

The Preacher and I have just returned to Hope House after a two week road-trip, sandwiching visits to family and friends between speaking engagements.Things changed in our absence. The forest of maples in our side yard had no foliage when we left.
Always take note

Always take note

Being a writer does not mean being too proud to look up words in the dictionary. In fact, the opposite is true. Not recognizing a word gives me a panicky, disconnected feeling-almost like a strange child walking up to me and calling me "mom.
Time for a tune-up?

Time for a tune-up?

Spring on the prairies is a time for shedding winter clothes, opening windows and feeling the warm sun. It's also a time for getting your car tuned up and ready for summer travels.
I dream of Sherlock

I dream of Sherlock

My husband came home with two old, fabric-bound volumes the other day. They were the complete set of Sherlock Holmes adventures.