Precious Memories

Sketched Memories

Words of wisdom

  • Each spring brings a new blossom of wildflowers near the ditch along the highway a woman travels on to work. One year, a particular blue flower caught her eye. It bloomed only in the morning [continue...]

Songs of Yesteryear


Hen grabbed toy butterfly

By Maxine Adair – Harris, Sask. As a preschooler, on the farm, I found amusement everywhere: the chickens came out for the morning scratching, the geese were on their way [continue…]


Ukrainian church choir

Ukrainian Orthodox church choir sings in six churches throughout Manitoba. Its members are (left) Victor Lomaszkiewicz, Phyllis Kurchaba, Helen Storozuk, Dianna Sotas, and Louis Storozuk. – Photo from Louis Storozuk of [continue…]


Historical house of finance

This CIBC banking centre at Radville in south central Saskatchewan is a grand historic building and an example of early 20th century prairie architecture.

What’s Popular

Reader’s Recipes


Chicken Piccata

Joan McDougall – Red Deer, Alta. 3 boned chicken breasts or 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs Egg mixture: Beat 2 eggs with 2 tbsp lemon juice Flour mixture: Combine 1⁄2 [continue…]


Double Layer Pumpkin Pie

Viola Hewitt – Calgary, Alta. Ingredients: 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup plus 1 tbsp milk or half-and-half 1 tbsp sugar 1-1⁄2 cups thawed whipped cream or other ready whip [continue…]

The Lighter Side

  • Dolphins are so smart that within a few weeks of captivity, they can train a person to stand on the edge of their pool and throw them fish three times a day.

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