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It all depends on where you look

One of the things I really appreciate about our home and neighbourhood is the wide variety of visual feasts I can enjoy. Peering out windows of the kitchen and my home-based office I enjoy a sweeping view of the Pacific Ocean, just minutes away.

Love costs

The two oldest granddaughters recently returned from nearly two months of summer training and adventure through the Army Cadet Camp they attended in Whitehorse, North West Territories.

Pause for Reflection To fear or not to fear the end of the world

Some of the "end of the world" jokes make me smile: New trendy baby names - Nostradamus In all the stores - End of the world sales Ad - Lose 10 pounds by judgement day But I confess I laughed aloud for several moments when I read this one: Every day

Wheatland Senior Centre News

The results of the senior centre's activitiesfromAugust29to September 4: Bridge: (Monday) 1stAndy Goeres,2ndJim Brown, 3rdGeorge Gillies. Bridge (Friday): 1stJohn Whitell,2ndNorma Charlton,3rdJack Medwed.

Pause for Reflection Grandchildren, God's love and how to get real

A Jewish grandmother is watching her grandchild playing on the beach when a huge wave comes and takes him out to sea. She pleads, "Please God, save my only grandson. I beg of you, bring him back.

You make me so mad!

A young girl writing a paper for school came to her father and asked, "Dad, what is the difference between anger and exasperation?" The father replied, "It is mostly a matter of degree. Let me show you what I mean.

Filling out the census

I've been intrigued by the recent kafuffle over the government's announced plan to replace the mandatory long census with a voluntary survey. Without getting into the politics of the thing, I've been thinking a lot about the importance of censuses.

Pause for Reflection The secret of a successful marriage in the long haul

Once upon a time a couple celebrated their 25th marriage anniversary, not having had a single conflict. Asked about their secret, the husband said: "Well, on our honeymoon we went riding. My wife's horse was a crazy one. He jumped, making her topple.

Wheatland Senior Centre News

The results of the senior centre's activitiesfromAugust 15to August 21: Bridge: (Monday) 1stChris Diemert,2nd tied Stan Sampson, Vern Leach. Bridge (Friday): 1stAndy Goeres,2ndJohn Whitell,3rdStan Sampson.

Wheatland Senior Centre News

The results of the senior centre's activitiesfrom July 18 to July 24: Bridge: (Monday) 1stMildred Sandiford,2nd Roy Wallin, 3rd John Whitell. Bridge: (Friday) 1stMarion Brown,2nd Lucie Nickel, 3rd tied Jim Brown, Sally Tooke.