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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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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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