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Saturday, February 15, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 265

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Getty-yup . . . Gee
Saturday, February 15, 2003
A team of horses doing chore work North of Tisdale this morning reminds us all of a time long in the past when all farm work was accomplished in this manner.

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* Getty-yup . . . Gee - Timothy W. Shire
* Language of war and peace - deSantis
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Tim's Tip of the Day

It is really remarkable how so many think that worth while things are easy. Though occassionally some things are accomplished with limited input but they are the rare examples for most things require dedication and the hard work that goes into developing skill that will make the task "seem" easy.

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The language of war against Iraq and the language of peace
Saturday, February 15, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
With millions of people involved in peace marches around the globe and Mr. deSantis' two sons in the march in Winnipeg today its time to take a look at what American leaders have been saying about the prospect of war and peace.

On Our Lack of Languaging: Tax-Free Communicator Walter Robinson
Friday, February 14, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The use of terms in context that are meant in opposites is a matter of serious confusion and Mario deSantis wonders if the thinking that leads to such confusion is not deliberate.

A good proof of a bad goof
Friday, February 14, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
The decision to introduce federal legislation dealing with the funding of political parties and campaigns has been objected to by Walter Robinson earlier this week but Ron Thornton points out the democratic endangerment that such a scheme will have as it will further entrench a ruling party.

Not a clear day
Thursday, February 13, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
As Kevin points out in his story on periodic maintenance, a person needs to be careful about what they wish for. In this case what if you really could see into the future and predict what would happen?

Periodic maintenance required
Thursday, February 13, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
So a person grows long hair, well its a little more complicated that it appears and as Kevin explains, it requires looking after and the problems it creates.

Neat Car - 1956 Plymouth
Thursday, February 13, 2003
by: J. Stanley
The writer did not tell us where he is from but he included a picture and a plea for assistance so this one is for car enthusiasts to take a look at and perhaps someone will know and answer to Mr. Stanley's problem and give him a suggestion.

Today's Rule of Law and the Big Brains of Crony Capitalism
Wednesday, February 12, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Mario's story today is more of an introduction than a story in itself as he has set out a list of web references that both support and define the problem that threatens to overwhelm the quality of life for us and our neighbours.

Minister Manley, tear a page out of Canadian History!
Wednesday, February 12, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
This might surprise you, but Canada was founded upon a principle of having lower taxes than the country to the South of us. Each of the various Canadian taxes of today were copied from the American tax system as it evolved.

Finished at end of the month
Tuesday, February 11, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The Beeland Co-op is moving right along with their renovations but hope to have this edition finished in three weeks.

Is This Where We Are?
Monday, February 10, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A photo essay of the Saskatchewan countryside on a sunny Sunday, but cold February morning.

The Greenwater report
Monday, February 10, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Colder out at the park but the snow mobile rallies continue. Gerald shares a little history with us and some absolutely outstanding pictures of a flowering maple.

Ensign Watch - letters
Monday, February 10, 2003
It is hard to get time to include short email messages into the "letters" page. Today we had three messages, one from Paula Lake, another from Deborah Patterson and one from Oscar Choate.


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