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 By Anne Denning    Opinion    June 15, 2022

Some Mothers

So much has been written about mothers and so much misunderstood. So many topics concerning mothers have not become newsworthy. We, as mothers, know this. It’s only been relatively recent that miscarriages have been acknowledged as the traumatic...

 
 By Anne Denning    Opinion    March 30, 2022

The Positives of the Pandemic

A person can immediately think of tons of negatives caused by the pandemic. Some are terrible, and others are just irritating. News articles and general talk amongst people have concentrated on the downside. I know I am a constant complainer because...

 

DOUBLE FLUFF

In newspaper parlance, the type of article I write usually is called a “ fluff “ piece. It’s not news or information nor does it provide instruction or commendation of others.It’s just for fun or conveys a feeling about something. I personall...

 
 By Anne Denning    Opinion    March 3, 2022

The Downside of Love

Valentine’s Day is over for another year. For that day, it seems as if everyone is madly in love, with partners, children, and even pets! Special meals are prepared, cards given and received, and candy abounds. How wonderful to love and be loved is...

 

Road Trip- Part 3

Editor’s note: Part 3 of 3 First dates published: 1/19 and 2/2 You will think that nearing the end of this terrible journey, I was in the clear of trauma. How wrong you are! We arrived in Regina, driving up to the storage center where I had booked...

 

The Road Trip

Editor’s Note: Continuing story first ran January 19 page A5. What could possibly go wrong? If you read the previous article, you will probably have guessed many things could go wrong on this arduous trip. Before we could pull out of the driveway,...

 

The Ghost of Christmas Future

I’m sure we all would love to give the Ghost Of Christmas Future a script. We all have an idea of how we want future Christmases to go. Some would hope for a little more money to be able to give their children more gifts at Christmas. Some just hop...

 

The Ghosts of Christmas Pasts

Charles Dickens wrote that the three ghosts of Christmas visited Ebenezer Scrooge. Christmas Past, Present, and Future. I believe that once you get to my age and have had children, you, in fact, have three Christmas pasts added on to your present...

 

Ghost of Christmas Present

As I mentioned before in my article, Christmas Pasts, I can’t return to Canada right now due to the virus. My tree and decorations, including my children’s homemade items, are stored in Canada. I remember the elves all my children had to put on...

 

Playing the age card

Every day in the news, we hear of people playing the race card or the gender card. Both cards are deemed to be in the wrong. The consensus is, don’t play the race card or the gender card! Well, I’m going to tell you about a card I have discovered...

 

Sintaluta Continued from last week

When I return to Saskatchewan, I enjoy the peace and privacy of my backyard. Most houses in Sintaluta have large backyards with beautiful gardens. Mine is huge, with bushes and large trees surrounding it and a willow plop right in the middle. In nice...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    February 24, 2021

George of the Jungle

Our George of the jungle is an African Grey parrot. He is black, grey, and white with a red tail. African Greys are the largest parrots in Africa. That's where George's ancestors are from, the rain fo...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    September 2, 2020

Big Sandy held final Omoxsee of the season Sunday

If you have never been to an Omoxsee, you are missing something fun!! August 30 is the last meet for the season, but read this article, and you will be raring to attend next year. O-Mok-See comes from...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    August 19, 2020

City Council juggling a few important things

A meeting of the Big Sandy’s Town Council was held on the evening of August 13. They were juggling many topics and concerns for the town of Big Sandy. An added facet of conducting a meeting occurred when there was a need to do a Zoom conference...

 

March Book Club report

By Anne Denning “The sunshine gleams so bright and warm, The sky is blue and clear. I run outdoors without a coat, and spring is almost here. Then before I knew it, Small clouds have blown together, Till the sun just can’t get through them, And...

 

January Book Club

“Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My piles of books are a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them.” ( “ Books to the Ceiling”) by Arnold Lobel. Due to the fact that at this time...

 

OCTOBER BIG SANDY BOOK CLUB MEETING

“Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat etc” is the US Postal Service Creed. They vow to deliver despite the weather. Not so Big Sandy Book Club. We caved last Tuesday. We were to have met October 3 in Havre. As everyone knows we got that terrible snow...

 

APRIL BOOK CLUB REPORT

April showers bring May flowers, but we had a lovely April meeting with no showers. In fact, one of our members took advantage of the beautiful evening and walked home barefoot! It was my turn to present a choice of book for the April meeting. I...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    March 22, 2017

Big Sandy Book Club review for February

What do people from Montana, North Dakota, Canada, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota and Rhode Island have in common???They are all members of Big Sandy’s Book Club! We have a core membership of ladies from Big Sandy but have an amazing diversity in other...

 
 By Anne Denning    News    June 1, 2016

INTRIGUING , DELECTABLE, AND INSIGHTFUL Book Club

These are all words which describe Big Sandy Book Club’s May third meeting. Two of our members , Megan Gannon and Barb Slonaker, live in Havre and travel to Big Sandy for our monthly meetings. Megan and Barb chose to be hostesses for our May...

 

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