Thursday April 17, 2014




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    Linda’s Lines
    By Linda Wegner
    Linda Wegner is an experienced researcher, writer, and public speaker living in Powell River, B.C.. She has been writing her weekly column for more than a decade; her feature articles have appeared in several dozen magazines and newspapers. She also prepares research based business reports.

The value of a good fight

"Who's turn is it to start?" "Who won the most games yesterday?" Typical questions these days...

Why try to hide?

This week's task was to complete the final edits on a history book I wrote for a client. It's been...

There's nothing easy about common

"Out, damned spot! Out, I say!" commanded Lady MacBeth. Although I claim no likeness to the Lady or ...

Filed under ‘E’

Last evening I pulled out a folder, the bland coloured manila one labelled Encouragement. Tightly...

When Achilles talks back

Ever heard of calcaneal bursitis? I hadn't either and I really would have preferred to keep it that ...

So much to consider

Sometimes there is a lot more than expected when making a choice, even a seemingly simple decision. ...

From a most unlikely place

From information I've been able to find about the community of Anahim Lake, it's located in west...


A tale of two hands

In a vain attempt to dispose of books that haven't been cracked open in years, I've decided to re-...

When I am afraid

I read a humorous snippet on the subject of fear. Seems a member of a parachute regiment was seated ...

A beautiful combination

Last evening I attended our chamber of commerce Horizon Business Awards event. Since we don't have...

The best cracked pot on Earth

Sitting on my kitchen counter is a very special cracked pot. Actually, it's a cracked bowl but call ...

Time to retreat and reflect

This week I packed my suitcase, stocked a small cooler with food, gathered up my laptop along with...

When the journey gets long

Prairie dwellers blessed with the luxury of wide open spaces may find it difficult to understand...

You know its New Year’s when….

If I didn't already know that Christmas 2013 is over and gone, it wouldn't take a divine revelation ...

All part of the family

I admit that my attention was somewhat divided in the early part of this morning's church service....

Still, what can I give?

Heading into yet another year I'm still faced with the same dilemma: what do I give Him? Christmas...

A gift with death in mind

In spite of budgetary constraints and all conventional wisdom, a local resident known only as Mary...

What to give for Christmas

"Tis the season" has begun in earnest as Black Friday makes a hasty retreat in the face of White...

When you're scorned for doing right

This month we commemorated Remembrance Day, a time ranking next to Christmas and Easter in...



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