Through Rose Coloured Glasses
Just when a person thinks technology has gone as far as it possibly can and there just cannot be anything new to develop and create, a trade show is held which proves us wrong. There are many new things just around the corner, which we will find incredible at first and will be unable to live without six months later, just as we do with every new electronic gizmo and gadget that comes out.
Charlene Miller, city councilor for Ward 1, has been doing a community clean-up in her ward for the past nine years. The clean-up takes place in the spring, after the snow has melted. She not only picks up garbage, she arranges for volunteers (i.e.: her husband David) to pick up large items such as appliances and furniture.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday. I hope that women in Prince Albert are able to take the time to celebrate it, whether they are mothers or daughters, or both.
As I look back over the Mother’s Days in my life, it strikes me how my circumstances have changed. As a child, I made gifts and created cards for my Mom, and couldn’t wait to give them to her. Until my beloved Grandma passed away when I was ten years old, I always planned the “perfect” gift for her. Both my Mom and Grandma were always delighted with my treasures, not matter what it was that I happened to be giving them.
Who would have thought that the “gift of the gab” could make you smarter? The University of Michigan did a study and that is exactly what they found! According to their research, talking to a friend for only ten minutes can give your brain a quick boost and make it easier for you to problem solve!