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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.
Vehicles vandalized

Vehicles vandalized

On March 8, the Yorkton Municipal RCMP Detachment received a complaint of vandalism to two vehicles belonging to members of the same family.
Gulf oil disaster should set off alarm bells

Gulf oil disaster should set off alarm bells

It could never happen here. That was Prime Minister Stephen Harper's assurance in the wake of the massive oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, which he referred to as "an environmental catastrophe unlike anything we've seen in quite a long time".
The worst Sask. politics has ever been

The worst Sask. politics has ever been

A month ago we explored the question of whether nastiness at the Saskatchewan legislature has reached a low point in our province's political history.