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On these long hot summer days, most of my free time is spent in the ‘garden’ keeping up, or catching up, with the yard work...
The propeller on their Beaver floatplane had just fallen off, high above the Sunshine Coast last week...
It was a weekend of opportunities lost, and opportunities won.
You would think that someone might have mentioned the impending road rebuild, and saved the cost of line-painting.
There was a time in our past that the denizens of Abbotsford would revel in the fact that our town was mentioned in the Vancouver media.
Apparently, during Earth Hour Saturday, BCers “saved” 136 megawatts of electricity. So what I want to know is, where are we saving it?
Despite the low 50 km speed limit along Zero Avenue, it took only slightly more than an hour to reach the toll booths at Tsawwassen.
When I read last week that the U.S. is sending its Coast Guard to investigate oil tanker traffic, I thought it a bit hypocritical.
If the life ‘goes to hell in a handbasket’ for a few days thanks to a significant tectonic shift, I’m about as prepared as can be.
Thirty years ago my sons discovered the infant sport of bicycle motocross, or BMX. The Little bikes were the new sport for kids...
Searching through the sports pages of the daily newspapers these past few days revealed not one reference to “our” lingerie football team.
While enjoying a beer and some BS, my friend asked if I’d had the spark plugs in my truck changed recently.
How often does Abbotsford have a sex show cancelled one day, and virtually the next an announcement that Lingerie Football is coming.
Last weekend began about a month ago. Daughter, husband and baby were sitting around the patio table when talk turned to camping.
Funny how small things trigger memories. A few days ago there was a news story about the prime minister weighing in on the importance of Canada continuing to mine, refine and produce asbestos to ship around the world, despite the assumed health risks related to asbestos in any of its forms.
There are times in this writing business when it is difficult to adhere to the writ that accuracy must prevail.
The reaction I have noticed to the rotating strikes of Canada’s postal…
Abbotsford Police Department has just launched a crime map of our community, detailing where break-ins, thefts and other bad things happen in our neighbourhoods. Accessible online at abbypd.ca, by clicking on Reports & Stats then Abbotsford Crime Mapping, one of the purposes of the map is to let you know when crime is increasing in your area.
What seems to be endless rain and a spring that never arrives have been driving me crazy lately. Thanks to my puppy I have been out in rain, snow, sleet and hail while encouraging him to always take care of his bodily functions outside. Factor in a companion geriatric dog who is reluctant to face inclement weather, and the frustration of standing on the deck begging one to exit while keeping the other from running in and out, takes swearing to new heights.
There is no shortage of interest or dollars when it comes to playthings, and that point was brought home to me yesterday morning when I attended the adult male equivalent of Toys-R-Us held at Tradex.