Saturday November 01, 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.

Announcing the good news

In my books there are few things I enjoy more than a well run and truly meaningful meeting. On the...

Parable of the mushrooms

White fungi have invaded our property. Not only that, both the front and back yards are supporting...

For these we give thanks

Thanksgiving 2014. Since we last joined hands around the turkey-laden table so much has happened in ...

Making things better

I'm one of those folks who honestly doesn't mind filling out most surveys. Case in point: this...

He will not fail his own

I read about a couple who'd eaten lunch at a roadside diner. After they'd left and travelled a fair ...

It’s all about the numbers

Not only are we a society that counts on technology to turn our lights on and off, ensure the roast ...

Crafted by the master's hand

I'm always amazed at how a pile of lumber becomes a monument of usefulness and sometimes, outright...


Be on the winning team

As I write this article there's an important football game being played. One side has promised to...

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...



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