The Week of December 28, 2003 to January 3, 2004


December - 30 - 31 - January - 1 - 2

New Advents Facing a New Year
December 30, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
Edmonton: The new year is filled with adventure for those who follow and support politics in this fair land. The new Conservative Party is anointing Stephen Harper and the new prime minister will send us all to the polls in the spring. Ah! just the winter to get through.
Europe and Italy
December 31, 2003
From: Mario deSantis
Nipawin: Mario is a regular serious contributor to this site and today he is bringing us a little humor. We all know how intense Mario and his fellow country-men can get but it is equally true that a fine sense of the ideosyncracies of Italians and their way of life.
2004 as it looks from here
January 1, 2004
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Yes its time once again to gaze deeply into the salad bowl and come up with some insights into the new year.
Icy wind from the North
January 2, 2004
Tisdale: How appropriate to begin the new year with appropriate weather. It was noon when we produced the pictures for this story and -21ºC with a nasty North wind. The story includs a QuickTime Virtual Reality Panorama.(400K)