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Weighing the quality of education

January 16, 2020

Jan. 16, 2020 By Nate Smelle In your life there are certain people who stand out as mentors. They are the people there for you ...

Homeless in North Hastings

Jan. 7, 2020 By Nate Smelle While clearing the snow from my car before heading into town on the weekend I could feel my fingers ...

Bread and butter

Dec. 31, 2019 By Nate Smelle Time Magazine recently helped further progress made by the global environmental movement in 2019 when it named named Greta ...

Is minimalism here to stay?

Dec. 23, 2019 By Chris Drost During the Great Depression of the 1930s and during the Second World War, it was a time of scarcity. ...

A poison apple

Dec. 17, 2019 By Nate Smelle Life unfolds in unexpected ways the more we have faith in our expectations. Still, progress is impossible without an ...

Sharing the warmth

Dec. 3, 2019 By Nate Smelle The most precious moments in our lives are those we share together with our loved ones. In the grand ...

Appreciating the empty forest

Nov. 26, 2019 By Nate Smelle There’s nothing more sacred than nature. Comprised of its elements and surviving from the atmospheric conditions it creates, without ...

Taking care of our own

Nov. 19, 2019 By Nate Smelle Our love for one another as human beings shines through in many ways. Through acts of kindness, compassion, generosity ...

Eyes of the world

Nov. 12, 2019 By Nate Smelle There is hope for a future of peace, love and understanding in every action we take to ensure the ...

Life during wartime

Nov. 5, 2019 By Nate Smelle Looking into your family history can be a very enlightening experience. Seeing where we came from not only gives ...

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