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Can't blame D.D. - the Riders were second best

Can't blame D.D. - the Riders were second best

As the Grey Cup loss sets in as reality for Saskatchewan Roughriders fans, the water cooler talk of the day was on Darian Durant and the interception he tossed up late in the fourth quarter in Edmonton.
Montreal's consistency gives them back-to-back Grey Cups

Montreal's consistency gives them back-to-back Grey Cups

Well that's that. The Saskatchewan Roughriders' centennial season of 2010 ended in anti-climactic fashion with a 21-18 loss to the Montreal Alouettes in the 98th Grey Cup at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium Sunday.

Restore balance between needs and ability to pay

Comment and History from a Prairie Perspective
Christmas According to Lucy

Christmas According to Lucy

For us, one of the joys of the 2010 holiday season will be to watch the festivities through the eyes of Lucy. Lucy Christina, our newest grandchild, will be nine months old on the last day of December.
Time for a moratorium on tipping

Time for a moratorium on tipping

I just read a blog posting in which the author was whining about the lack of tipping at a restaurant they worked at. The author quit because some of the customers were allegedly too cheap to tip.

Driver courtesy deteriorating

Dear Editor We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to a thoughtful person who put a note on the window of our truck to say we had some lug nuts loose on a back wheel. We had just recently had the front wheels rotated to the back at a garage.
Stress can be a positive motivator

Stress can be a positive motivator

Life is challenging. We can view life's issues as problems or as opportunities for growth. There is no question stress impacts weight loss or gain. We also know stress is virtually unavoidable.
Find Rider Prider under the'Z'

Find Rider Prider under the'Z'

This week I spent a few hours at a very small Saskatchewan school where I was asked to perform for their celebration of the virtue of zeal.

In perspective

A few weeks ago, just after a somewhat large family gathering and just before another, larger one the next day, we faced a problem. We had too much food to fit into the two refrigerators in the house. Both were simply chock full.
Free tarot readings as the Riders prepare for Grey Cup

Free tarot readings as the Riders prepare for Grey Cup

I once served as MC at a local fundraiser in my village that featured a comedy act, a hypnotist and a another lady who told fortunes by reading tea leaves, by examining palms and interpreting earthly fate, through the magic of tarot cards.