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    Pompy found the way home

    By E. Isabelle Hamphill – Weyburn, Sask. When I was about 13, one of my brothers was sick with pneumonia. My parents sent me to the neighbour’s to get a hot water bottle. They lived about [continue...]
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    Aged Fruitcake

    By Yvonne (Craeyveldt) DeBruyne – Radville, Sask. Last spring I decided to put my name in to move into a low rental apartment in Radville and sell my big house and yard. My name came [continue...]
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    My dear feathered friend

    By Douglas Axworthy – Kelowna, B.C. I didn’t think when I was farming near North Battleford, Sask., that I would ever have a crow for a friend. Yet here I am in Kelowna, B.C. at 90 [continue...]
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    Paid for own bike

    By Anada Holtz – Leduc, Alta. I was 12 years old and yearned for a bike of my own. For two years, I’d listened for my name on the radio every month when a draw was made. I [continue...]

Precious Memories

Sketched Memories

Words of wisdom

  • A teenage boy was telling his grandma how ‘everything’ is going wrong in his life lately – school, family problems, health problems, peer pressure, etc. There was much stress and anxiety in the troubled young [continue...]

Songs of Yesteryear


Goofing off with grenades

By H. Les Herrington – Claresholm, Alta. After basic training on the parade square in Camp Borden, Ont., in June-July 1951, our training platoon went on advance weapon training out on [continue…]


She went in search of her roots

By Cindy (Slobodian) Black – Wawota, Sask. In 2002, I decided to make a dedicated effort into finding out my dad’s family history. Dad’s parents were born in Austria and dad [continue…]

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…]

The Lighter Side

  • Patient: This hospital is no good. You treat us like dogs! Nurse: You know that’s not true. Now be a good boy and roll over.

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