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The Health Benefits of Pumpkin

posted Thursday, September 20, 2018

by: in Healthy Living

With Fall around the corner, so that means it’s pumpkin spice latte season! Pumpkin isn’t just for your latte though, did you know pumpkin has incredible health benefits, and some even consider it to be a super food? So here’s a list of reasons to opt for that second piece of pumpkin pie. Pumpkin, real […]

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Memories of Summers Past

posted Sunday, September 2, 2018

by: in Boomers

Everyone has to admit that August is always a great month. The sun is still high in the sky long after supper. The weather is usually pretty good. And a lot of great people were born in August! If you were lucky enough to be born on the 15th, you share your birthday with Napoleon […]

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Summer 2018 Astrological Review – Retrogrades and Eclipses

posted Monday, August 27, 2018

by: in Astrology

As a follower of astrology, I feel that I must talk about what’s been going on in the skies these past few weeks of summer, 2018. The sun reached its pinnacle on the Summer Solstice, June 21, 2018 marking the longest day of the year. Days will slowly become shorter and shorter until the Winter […]

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Help! I think I have a camp!

posted Tuesday, August 21, 2018

by: in Humour in Life and Business

Dearest friend, My oldest has just returned to her end of summer sleep-away camp and I couldn’t be more jealous. Sleep away camp was one of the most memorable times in my youth. For a city kid, a week of swimming every day, the hikes and sleeping outside among the crickets, and the patter of […]

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PickWaste Awareness Day in Pickering – August 18, 2018

posted Thursday, August 16, 2018

by: in Community

PickWaste’s commitment to picking up litter has resulted in a massive movement and the launch of Awareness Day: A community event aimed at raising awareness and conversation about pollution and how others can take action. Over the past year, Dillon Mendes and Sam Demma, Founders and two of the Top 25 Environmentalist in Canada Under […]

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Summer Colours

posted Monday, August 13, 2018

by: in Boomers

July is a great month for kids. There are two endless months stretching out before them. In England the summer holidays were six weeks. After my first year of school in Canada I thought that summer was going to last forever. It didn’t, but the two months ahead were always a great thing to look […]

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How to Create Better Vacations

posted Tuesday, August 7, 2018

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

We’re in the home stretch of summer! Vacations are finally here- thank God! Here are a few tips to creating FANTASTIC vacations: Expect to have a good time. Often we prove our expectations correct. In her amazing Ted Talk, Jennice Vilhauer discusses why we don’t get what we want- it’s not what we expect. So […]

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Durham Comedy Month – Sept 29 to Oct 20, 2018

posted Thursday, August 2, 2018

by: in Community

Its Laugh Out Loud Time! – The 3rd Annual Durham Comedy Month Festival Four Evenings of Side Splitting laughter delivered by 20 Hilarious Stand Up Comedians from all over Canada. Durham Comedy Month performances take place 4 Saturdays in a row from Sept 29th to Oct 20th: September 29 – Sabina’s, Pickering October   6 – […]

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Summer Memories

posted Tuesday, July 31, 2018

by: in Boomers

We anticipate the arrival of summer, often wondering what sort of weather it will present us with. After a cold dark winter, we look forward to some heat and sunshine. We also watch our flowers as they begin to bloom with all the amazing colour nature offers us. We are ready to do lots of […]

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Coming Home

posted Saturday, July 21, 2018

by: in Astrology

Recently I returned from a ten-day trip to Ireland. I had been to Ireland once before this, about seven years ago.  Back in June of 2011, I’d had the most magical journey through eleven-thousand years of historic touring, including a brief whirlwind encounter with a charmingly eloquent Irish lad 😉 When I returned from that […]

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