Beauty of nature and joy of music important during time of stress

Letter to the Editor: Yesterday, my wife Kathy, suggested that I go outside and play happy music on my trombone.  At noon today I started this...

1918 Public Notice: Is history repeating itself?

While the world is going through a 'pandemic', it is not the first. The first recorded was typhus in ancient Athens where approximately 100,000 people...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “DOWN TIME”

As that old proverb informs us: the month of March “--comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” While this cliché...

Spring has arrived!

Even given the tumultuous times that we are now going through, Spring has arrived! With most of us staying at home, or closer to home,...

A prediction from 2015 now happening?

Bill Gates of Microsoft predicted something like a coronavirus pandemic in 2015.  What have we learned? It's time to listen to our Public Health professionals...

Ignoring self-isolation an on-going problem for retailers

According to many store owners in Saugeen Shores alone, local arrivals back from the U.S. and out-of-country in general just don't seem to get the...

Editorial: A little act of kindness

Today, in the midst of all the turmoil and frenzy of COVID-19, I watched a happening that restored my faith in humankind. I was in...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “The Other”

Two weeks ago, I found myself in our local high school talking to a very attentive and well-mannered grade ten English class about Boo...

March 1st – St. David’s Day, a day of celebration for the Welsh

My old friend, Doug Johnson (no 't'), always kept me on my toes when it came to special days such as 'Flag Day', 'Robbie...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – GOODBYE, NUCLEAR FAMILY?

On February 17, I eased my body down into my favorite ancient Morris chair to read a newly-delivered glossy magazine. This was last Monday,...