Precious Memories

Sketched Memories

Words of wisdom

  • One day, a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally he decided the animal was old, that the [continue...]

Songs of Yesteryear


Many indelible memories

By Franklin Vick – Prince Albert, Sask. The Depression brought difficult economic times upon the families in our community, as it did in other parts of the country. It was [continue…]


Clowning around in Chaplin

Teenage clown Katie Hart of Chaplin, Sask., made folks young and old smile along parade route during the 2012 centennial celebration in her hometown.


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…]

What’s Popular

Reader’s Recipes


Brown-Eyed Susan Cookies

From Daisy Procure – Lethbridge, Alta. Cookies 1 cup margarine 2 cups flour 3 tbsp sugar 1⁄2 tsp salt 1 tsp almond extract Cream the margarine, add the remaining ingredients. Roll [continue…]


Auntie Gilda’s Bannock

Ingredients: 5 cups of flour 2 tbsp of baking powder salt 2-1⁄2 cups warm water 3 tbsp cooking oil Preheat oven 350°F. Put flour in a large bowl. Make a [continue…]

The Lighter Side

  • Two billy goats were nosing around the back lot of a Hollywood movie studio. One goat found a spool of film, managed to unroll a few feet of it, and started munching. The other goat joined him, and pretty soon the film was consumed. “What [continue...]

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