A Senior Moment: “Surfin’ the Obits”

Have you heard the tale about a cranky old man who began each day by scanning the obituaries in his morning newspaper before he...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Stringing Words Together”

Earlier this week, I was given the honour of critiquing a fellow writer’s work. In itself, this was not a new experience; over the...

Be tolerant of those who express their ideas says reader

To the Editor:   The silent majority is a strange concept, as if there is a large group of us tied up and gagged. Of course,...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Goin’ to the Dogs”

Now that sufficient homage has been paid to Valentine’s Day, it is time to celebrate another steadfast bond, that deep relationship between man and...

Flag Day – Carrying on the tradition

Doug Johnson was not only a lifetime member of the Propeller Club in Southampton, he was also known as a flag expert with a...

Carbon monoxide alarm vital for safety

Letter to the Editor: We had a scare yesterday with a cracked heat exchanger on our Carrier Furnace that is 15 years old.  We were actually out...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “The Day the Music Died”

My grade 13 French composition class had just finished and I was at my locker putting on a heavy woolen jacket. It was time...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Educated: A Memoir”

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun arrived in Canada on January 13, the same day I finished reading the best seller, Educated. There is a remarkable symmetry...

Women’s Marches planned for January 19, 2019

To the Editor: WOMEN’S MARCH, JANUARY 19, 2019 “Two years ago, on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency, women, men and gender non-conforming people,...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “That Sink–ing Feeling”

Christmas gatherings evoke mixed emotions for introverts like me. Along with the rest of Bruce County’s population, I do enjoy celebrating festive occasions with...