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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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Durham Region Businesses: Waste Diversion Pioneers

posted Monday, July 9, 2018

by: in Community

On average, each person in the Ontario produces more than 850 kilograms of waste every year. Over the past 10 years, we have only recycled about 25 per cent of our waste which has resulted in over eight million tonnes of our waste being sent to landfill each year. However, this is starting to change. […]

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The origins of Victorian Tea, and how to enjoy the tradition today

posted Thursday, June 14, 2018

by: in Boomers

I guess I’m writing this for the ladies. A delightful way to entertain a few friends for lunch is a Victorian or afternoon tea. If you are part of the baby boomers, like me, you probably have china cups and possibly fancy plates. It’s a chance to dust them off and to spend a great […]

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What’s New in Durham Region This Summer?

posted Sunday, June 10, 2018

by: in Community

There’s always something new happening in Durham region. Here’s a quick rundown of recent developments that might be of interest to you. Now open: iFLY Whitby Durham Region can now defy gravity at the newly opened iFLY Whitby facility. This exciting indoor skydiving facility, recently opened its doors for business at 75 Consumers Drive. The facility features […]

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The Mindfulness Craze

posted Sunday, June 10, 2018

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

A quick search of ‘mindfulness’ on www.indigo.ca provided me with over 1000 books on this subject. Mindfulness is not a new concept, but it is now a hot topic that many people are buying into – and they should! Mindfulness has been associated with benefits in various health domains, such as mood and anxiety, cancer, […]

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48th Annual Tour of Homes – June 2, 2018 (Uxbridge)

posted Tuesday, May 15, 2018

by: in Community

Trinity United Church Women, Uxbridge present their “48th Annual Tour of Homes” Forty-eight years of opening doors to some of the beautiful and interesting homes to a community has been a pleasurable experience for the women of Trinity United Church. Such a variety of homes – we remember a tiny two room home, a lovely […]

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What’s a Detox?

posted Thursday, May 10, 2018

by: in Healthy Living

When you hear the word detox what is the first thing that comes to mind? Juice cleanse, expensive at-home kits with lots of supplements, colon cleanses… The list goes on. As a naturopathic doctor I see many people come into the office and state they have been thinking about doing a detox, but aren’t sure […]

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Spring Has Sprung

posted Thursday, May 3, 2018

by: in Boomers

I’ve always loved spring. Once Christmas is over I start waiting for the arrival of spring. I begin telling my geraniums and chives (that moved inside in the fall), that in five months they will be able to go back outside. As the winter months roll slowly by I tell them four, then three, etc. […]

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