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Wednesday, February 5, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 250

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Gaining Clarity in the world that really exists
Wednesday, February 5, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Since the development of language it is pretty certain that the constant wonder to every living person is "just how much of what we think is happening really happening?" We do not answer this question but poke around at the problems it causes for us all.

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* Gaining clarity in the real world
* A canal skate good for your health

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Introspective analysis of the way you learn and cope is very important. After all it is not how people say you should do things, it is how you do things that matters, so be observant and see what you are up to.

Ensign Notes

References: A serious problem, we want most articles to have support and whenever possible include references in our material. The complexity of citing a reference be it APA or MLA is confusing as we want to be able to show all references, no matter the source, newspaper article, book, web site all in the same format. For now that format is: Author, title, date, publisher. If it is archived on this site so it remains current through time it will have (PDF) after the date.

A canal skate would be good for everyone’s health
Wednesday, February 5, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The First minister's conference on health care got underway last night and by today five of the provinces are threatening to pull of the talks. Walter Robinson admonishes the first ministers urging them to quit playing games and sort out the issue that Canadians have declared their number one priority.

Journal of a Canadian Immigrant
Tuesday, February 4, 2003
by: Sandra McIntyre
Six months since Sandra moved to Canada with her husband from California as she tells us about adapting to Canada and to her new home in Carrot River

We Will Not Be Held Down
Tuesday, February 4, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
The decision by NASA officials to consider the debris incident at launch of Columbia's last trip is given some serious analysis and Kevin McIntyre expalins some of the issues in terms that we can all understand. This is an outstanding synopsis of the incident.

The Bloody US Dollar of President Bush's New World Order
Tuesday, Februay 4, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
A world filled with serious problems, most of those problems could be substantially improved with money while the United States concentrates on Iraq alone amidst the rotting economic situation which has the ominous appearance of yet another recession.

The Quest
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The lose of seven astronauts Saturday was a sacrifice for all of us who live upon this little blue ball of a planet. But even more important their valuable lives and others in the future will also be lost on our behalf.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
So there is new snow at the park, great for snow machines and skiers. Gerald and Doreen are not successful with animal control measures and this week's report has a treasure of a picture.

Beeland Co-op does the floor
Monday, February 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Renovations at the Co-op are in full swing as a crew began replacing the tiled floor in the produce and meat departments.

Carrot River Valley MLA dies at age 44
Monday, February 3, 2003
Father, husband, member of legislature Carl Kwiatkowski dies last night.

To Go or Not to Go
Sunday, February 2, 3003
by: Timothy W. Shire / Sandra McIntyre
Kevin McIntyre's picture taken yesterday between Nipawin and Carrot River brings to the forefront the whole process of reasonable risk and when it is with in your limits to travel.

Canada, wake up … your freedom, liberty and privacy are vanishing
Sunday, February 2, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Concern about the unknown and possible affects of the government's reform to party funding moves the cost of political activity into the domain of the taxpayer and reduces the role of interest and influence groups.

Golden Age Centre Quilting Bee
Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Four quilts came into being yesterday as a crew began work at 10:00 assembling the parts to make the whole.

We Could Use A Little Vision, Pride, And Resolve Ourselves

Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
Clearly a much different view of the US president's state of the union address than others expressed on this site. Ron Thornton admires the President's stance on launching a war against Iraq and wishes that Canada would also lower its taxes to stimulate economic growth.

Cows With Guns
Friday, January 31, 2003
by: Dana Lyons
On Thursday morning CBC's Sheila Coles did a story on toys in pig barns and decided that was good enough excuse to play the novelty song, "Cows With Guns." Here is the song and its words, you will need QuickTime to hear this song. The song is 924K and will launch automatically when you go to this page.

On the job
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Traffic is busy on highway #35 which serves as Tisdale's main street and this morning there was "supervision".

Slow leak at Elementary school
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Cold weather the last two weeks has prevented the leak at the intersection in front of the Elementary school from being repaired but with warmer temperatures there is a big hole there now.

President Bush Inc.: Concocting a war against Iraq to liberate its oil
Thursday, January 30, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The lack of a plausible argument for the American quest to depose the government of Iraq leaves the only logical conclusion as Mario deSantis points out the commonly held belief that the motivation, the only motivation for this intended aggression is the need for inexpensive oil.


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