Wednesday July 23, 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.

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 ...

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-...



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