Wednesday August 27, 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.

All around it's changing

Sometimes the things we take most for granted are nothing short of awe inspiring. Like flying, for...

Making it happen

American poet John Greenleaf Whittier once wrote, “For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the...

Sorting it all out

We humans are quite the categorizers and it's a good thing, this business of slotting both the...

So let the sunshine in

A toe-tapping ditty was popular a few years back: "So let the sunshine in, face it with a grin....

We’re praying for you

It's hard to find a funny or even light-hearted topic for this week's offering. I can think of some ...

Watch out for deceivers

If I have learned anything about computers and life, it's this: if it's too good to be true … well, ...

What song shall I sing?

This evening my son and I are going for a drive and a long talk. Let me preface the explanation by...


Can it and keep it

This week there's been a lot of transforming and preserving done at our house. First, it was a...

The power of dirt

If there is one thing that I enjoy doing, it's playing in the dirt. If truth be told I actually...

It's now an even smaller world

Do you recall listening to, humming or even singing the line, "it's a small world after all?” If so,...

Memories are made of this and that

As I write, the global community, at least much of it, is celebrating Mother's Day. My mom is gone...

Learning to say it better

If you ask for buzzwords in today's business world, you'll always hear the terms "networking" and...

All together as one

Before beginning my daily chores, I scan through the news in hopes that I might have escaped the...

It can't be said more clearly

I guess it's part of my nature but I love to play with nouns, verbs of all conjugations and...

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 ...



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