Write on!

Sarah Ball (left) of Saskatoon provides ‘backup’ for Alexis Kolodziejski, also of Saskatoon, who writes a note during the annual Vesna Ukrainian event in 2011.


‘Idle’ chit-chat

Tom Rice, Marion Mainville, and June Ruff, all of Lloydminster, enjoy chatting by this antique tractor during the annual exhibition in their city.


Mr. Cooper was a great teacher

By Joyce (Morice) Falcon – Calgary, Alta. Our school was nine miles south of Biggar, Sask. Take No. 4 highway then turn one mile west to Triumph School. My first three years were a [continue…]

Letters from Readers

$50 was welcome!

Hi Everyone: I’ve often heard the term easy money, but never really ever received any before. That changed a few days ago when I received a letter from The Senior [continue…]


Pretty Patchwork

Hand-quilting one afternoon at the Western Development Museum in North Battleford were (left) Joyce Ruda of North Battleford and Betty Keller of neighbouring town, Battleford.


Combine rides

By Yvonne (Craeyveldt) De Bruyne – Radville, Sask. Marshall and I got married in 1942. We started faming in 1945 and had a pull-type combine pulled by a tractor. I [continue…]

How Poetic

Our Grandson

By Hazel (Wellbrock) Lamb – Swift Current, Sask. As I sit and wonder what I should write about Memories come flooding back Some good ones, there’s no doubt From the time [continue…]

How Poetic

Lunch Today?

By Kay Bowen – Elk Point, Alta. In this world there are people On whom you can depend. But there is one and only one Who is your forever friend. [continue…]

How Poetic

Old Age

By Ken Hoff – Moosehorn, Man. It seemed that life would never end, ‘Til I reached three score years and ten. I couldn’t make it pass me by, So I [continue…]

How Poetic

Japan In Crisis

By Lawrence Zelionka – Redvers, Sask. Japan has very nearly been destroyed, By an event they could not avoid. A disastrous nine point two earthquake, That caused the entire country [continue…]

How Poetic

God’s Beauty

By Rose Purcha – Ituna, Sask. Spring is when beauty appears Crocus buds on the trees make you want to cheer Pussy willows are pretty without a label Bringing God’s [continue…]

How Poetic


By Amy (Western) Brusky – Golden Prairie, Sask. There’s a bite in the cooling breeze tonight, And a haze in the northern sky; Clouds drift up in the day’s last [continue…]


Veggie Bean Casserole

2 carrots, diced 2 celery ribs, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 2 tbsp canola oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp chili powder 1⁄2 tsp ground [continue…]