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Between You and Me
The Best Traditions Donít Include Batteries!

It often seems to me that there is less and less in the daily papers to smile at; however, good things are there even if we have to dig a little deeper for them. A recent paper had a lovely photo of a smiling lady working in a Calgary toy store during the Christmas rush. Nothing new there, of course, except that this lovely lady was 90 years old! She was obviously having a great time, and the two laughing toddlers in the picture with her seemed to approve of the whole thing as well.

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December 2007

December 2007
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Christmas Memories
Christmas Memories

My earliest memory is ofSample Image sitting on the couch, cuddled to my
Mother (the TB must have been in remission at that point) while Daddy set up the Christmas tree. This completed, the crowning moment came. I held my breath as he left the room, only to reappear carrying a very large, much beribboned, pale purple box. The name was splashed across the top—PURDIES. Later on...
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Act III 2007 Dec
Shirley Fitzpatrick - Raging Granny

“We're the Raging grannies of Kelowna
Raging is our game.
We may have funny hats and ‘brollies,
But we're raging all the same.”


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perrenials 2007 dec
There is Always More than One Right Way to Get the Job Done!
Sample ImageWhen Penticton resident Irwin Hobden lost over 80 percent of his eyesight nine years ago, he barely missed a beat before resuming his charge-ahead approach to life. A sudden onset of macular degeneration put Hobden, who had retired two years earlier, into the category of the legally blind within the space of a week.


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dewing = 2007 dec
Newsman Semi-Retires in the North Okanagan
Kaye Corbett of Whispering PinesKaye Corbett likes his little valley at Whispering Pines, west of Vernon. The idea was to retire there, but he can't stop “scribbling.” He contributes to World Net Daily, has a couple of books in the works, writes his own news website which focuses on Is...
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lynn dewing 2007 dec
Delicious Cooking for Food Allergies
Sample ImageSenior Goes “Big Time” With Pioneering Health Food Restaurant

Jeannine Edwards' nickname says it all. “Toupie” means “spinning top” in French. The name was given to her by a French grandmother when she was young and it stuck. Even now, at 68, she puts in 12 to 14 hours a...
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gray matters 2007 dec
Gray Matters -GIFTS OF CONTENTMENT

Sample ImageTo live more contentedly

I should simply let things be,

So my Christmas gifts to me

Are permissions, entirely free:


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Pointsettias and Christmas Trees
Did You Know about Christmas Trees and Pointsettias?

Sample ImageChristmas trees have been in fashion for at least 400 years, and while there is a trend toward artificial trees, real trees are still very much in fashion. There are some really good reasons for going with real trees, apart from the fact that they smell so wonderful. The industry provides a large number of jobs and most communities mulch the trees for use in gardens etc. But what i...
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