The Week of December 16 to 22, 2007

Cold comfort
December 17, 2007
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Winter, can be not so bad. Of course everything is relative and as seasons go winter has both its rewards and its penalties. Fortunately for us the penalties went East this past weekend.
The Greenwater report
December 17, 2007
by: Gerald Crawford
Saskatoon: Some people collect stamps others coins but Gerald collects friends, friends by the score and this week he tells us about the folks who have been part of his life in the past and now rediscovered hiding in Saskatoon. The Crawfords celebrate Doreen's birthday and give us a snowmobile report for the park.
What if . . .
December 19, 2007
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: A the heart of the woes we can find this Christmas are two things, to much communication and to much commericialisation. Neither are new but they are combining to move each of us closer to the point where we actually wonder, what if there was no Christmas.
Christmas past
December 20, 2007
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: We began our exploration of Christmas by discussing Christmas of the present yesterday in "What if. . ." today we deal with nostalga and Christmas past.
Christmas future
December 21, 2007
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: The third of a three part look at Christmas as it is, what it was and today what it could be. To accompany the story are 25 pictures taken last night of house and yard Christmas decorations here in Tisdale.