August 26, 2017

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The Flowers of Summer
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The colour in local yards are brilliant this time of year. Have you got flowers you would like to show off? Take a few snaps and send them to us. Photo By Sinclair


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St. Albert's Place is pleased to provide a special page for the current St. Albert Municipal Election Campaign. A place for both candidates and readers to present their views on election issues. Send you letter direct to us at plmnice@mac.com

Letters from candidates are welcome provided they are approximately 500 words maximum. We will accept email letters only, but not in .pdf format.

Of course election letters from readers are welcome as well, but must be signed with your true name, and a valid email address and you must be a resident of the city of St. Albert. You can access the new page by clicking on the three lines at the top of the page to the right, then on Letters To The Editor as shown below or bookmark the page here.

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Saturday Sessions August 26th Presents

This weeks Mark Ammar's Saturday Sessions show 686 presents guest
Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.

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The Arrival

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The graveside service just barely finished, when there was massive clap of thunder, followed by a tremendous bolt of lightning, accompanied by even more thunder rumbling in the distance.
 
The little old man looked at the pastor and calmly said, 'Well, she's there'.

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* The Nostalgic Beauty of Forgotten Pizza Huts.

* Should You Pee on Your Lawn? Does urinating in the yard help to fertilize it? We asked the experts a silly question.
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Archaeological Discovery In Austria Rewrites The History Of Bacon

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Historians posit that bacon as we know it first became a staple of Western diets sometime in the 1600s, but a recent archaeological discovery (just in time for Bacon Lover’s Day) in the Austrian lakeside town of Hallstatt suggests that cured pork has been a part of European history for centuries before the city of Rome was even founded.

On Friday, the Vienna Museum of Natural History announced that it had identified DNA evidence of more than 6,000 pig bones at what appears to be a pre-Roman slaughterhouse. While the discovery of slaughtered pigs dating to antiquity is nothing new, a key difference in the preparation process points to the near-prehistoric cultivation of bacon. Hans Reschreiter, who manages the excavation and research process for Hallstatt’s mines, notes that the pigs were castrated and methodically carved, with their meat left to dry and cure in caves.

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August 25, 2017

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Saturday Afternoon Jams Always A Hoot
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If you have never taken in Mark Ammar's Saturday Sessions, you should. It's an informal gathering of some very talented musicians at LB's Pub every Saturday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Here is a shot of Mark at the control board and a sample of a couple of recent warm up performances. Photo/Video By Sinclair






Election Letters To The Editor Page

St. Albert's Place is pleased to provide a special page for the current St. Albert Municipal Election Campaign. A place for both candidates and readers to present their views on election issues. Send you letter direct to us at plmnice@mac.com

Letters from candidates are welcome provided they are approximately 500 words maximum. We will accept email letters only, but not in .pdf format.

Of course election letters from readers are welcome as well, but must be signed with your true name, and a valid email address and you must be a resident of the city of St. Albert. You can access the new page by clicking on the three lines at the top of the page to the right, then on Letters To The Editor as shown below or bookmark the page here.

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2017 Solar Eclipse

Experiencing totality for the 2017 solar eclipse from the shores of Palisades Reservoir, Idaho, Monday Aug. 21, 2017.


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Saturday Sessions August 26th Presents

This weeks Mark Ammar's Saturday Sessions show 686 presents guest
Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.

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Did I Say That?

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While shopping for vacation clothes, my husband and I passed a display of bathing suits.

It had been at least ten years and twenty pounds since I had even considered buying a bathing suit, so I sought my husband's advice.
 
'What do you think?' I asked. 'Should I get a bikini or an all-in-one?'
 
'Better get a bikini,' he replied. 'You'd never get it all in one.'

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WEBBITS

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A roundup of bits from the web.

* The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News.

* One in eight young people have never seen a cow in real life.
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Puppies! Ya Gotta Love 'Em

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Archaeological Discovery In Austria Rewrites The History Of Bacon

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Historians posit that bacon as we know it first became a staple of Western diets sometime in the 1600s, but a recent archaeological discovery (just in time for Bacon Lover’s Day) in the Austrian lakeside town of Hallstatt suggests that cured pork has been a part of European history for centuries before the city of Rome was even founded.

On Friday, the Vienna Museum of Natural History announced that it had identified DNA evidence of more than 6,000 pig bones at what appears to be a pre-Roman slaughterhouse. While the discovery of slaughtered pigs dating to antiquity is nothing new, a key difference in the preparation process points to the near-prehistoric cultivation of bacon. Hans Reschreiter, who manages the excavation and research process for Hallstatt’s mines, notes that the pigs were castrated and methodically carved, with their meat left to dry and cure in caves.

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August 24, 2017

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Have an opinion, gripe or grin to share? Use our Live Discussion Forum to share it with other readers. Try our frequent recipes. Give our puzzles a whirl or a game of hangman. Check out our outstanding linked photos. Got a story or photo to share? Go ahead, send it in.

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Alan Towey’s Portugal
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Local resident Alan roams the streets of Portugal giving readers a peek at the sights he comes across.


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St. Albert's Place is pleased to provide a special page for the current St. Albert Municipal Election Campaign. A place for both candidates and readers to present their views on election issues. Send you letter direct to us at plmnice@mac.com

Letters from candidates are welcome provided they are approximately 500 words maximum. We will accept email letters only, but not in .pdf format.

Of course election letters from readers are welcome as well, but must be signed with your true name, and a valid email address and you must be a resident of the city of St. Albert. You can access the new page by clicking on the three lines at the top of the page to the right, then on Letters To The Editor as shown below or bookmark the page here.

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The Untold Story Of America's Southern Chinese

There's a rather unknown community of Chinese-Americans who've lived in the Mississippi Delta for more than a hundred years. They played an important role in the segregated South in the middle of the 20th century. Join us as we get a taste of Southern Chinese food and learn about the unique history of the Delta Chinese.


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Saturday Sessions August 26th Presents

This weeks Mark Ammar's Saturday Sessions show 686 presents guest
Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.
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Off To Work

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A guy shows up late for work.

The boss yells, ‘You should’ve been here at 8.30!’

He replies. ‘Why? What happened at 8.30?’

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* Badass Woman Escapes Kidnappers Using A Manual Transmission And Nerves Of Steel.

* Lessons on Flatulence From a Fart Artist.
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How We Lost The Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World

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In a past column, I wrote of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World — the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. This seems to be a popular theme, and the interest from readers that followed inspired a further entry on the subject. (It also features in my next book, “Museum of Lost Art,” which will be published by Phaidon in 2018.)

The list of seven comes from the earliest travel writing, by Hellenic authors encouraging a sort of colonial tourism. With the Greek expansion of their empire in the 4th century B.C. to cover much of Egypt, Babylon and Persia, Greek citizens found themselves with far more territory that could be considered safe to visit. Most of the “wonders” were monuments found in these newly conquered territories, and those who wrote of them were not only describing them to those who had not (and probably would not) ever see them, but also extolling the virtues of Greek expansionism, in their ability to overcome civilizations that had been capable of creating such wonders. The Greek authors used the term theamata, which is better translated as “sites.” Taumata (“wonders&rdquoWinking was used by later writers.

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August 23, 2017

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An Attempt At Shooting The Eclipse
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I tried my hand at an eclipse shot Monday with this result. Photo By Sinclair


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St. Albert's Place is pleased to provide a special page for the current St. Albert Municipal Election Campaign. A place for both candidates and readers to present their views on election issues. Send you letter direct to us at plmnice@mac.com

Letters from candidates are welcome provided they are approximately 500 words maximum. We will accept email letters only, but not in .pdf format.

Of course election letters from readers are welcome as well, but must be signed with your true name, and a valid email address and you must be a resident of the city of St. Albert. You can access the new page by clicking on the three lines at the top of the page to the right, then on Letters To The Editor as shown below or bookmark the page here.

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This video is about 97 year old in a Tesla. Zev is a commercial real estate broker in Toronto, Canada at Gitalis Real Estate and introduces his 97 Year-Old Grandfather to "the future".


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Saturday Sessions August 26th Presents

This weeks Mark Ammar's Saturday Sessions show 686 presents guest
Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.
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Phyllis Diller's Take On Life

Phyllis Diller's Take On Life
Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room.

What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.

The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron.

His finest hour lasted a minute and a half.

Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.

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* The Tesla Model 3 Starts At $35,000 But Only With An Extreme Catch.

* Shot by poachers, elephants seek human help.
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Just Cats You Say?

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19 Things I Learned On A Mushroom Walk

19 Things I Learned
There's an old saying among botanists: If you take a walk in the woods with a botanist, you'll never get where you're going.

Botanists, you see, like to stop and look at every plant along the way.

The same could be said for a walk with a mushroom expert. They look under what seems like every fallen leaf, inspect every downed mossy log, stare into any hollowed trunk of any standing tree and constantly gaze toward the tree canopy. They know these are the most likely places to find mushrooms. Which is to say a mushroom expert can find a mushroom almost anywhere in a hardwood forest. (There is one notable difference between a walk with a botanist and one with the mushroom expert: The mushroom expert can teach survival skills that will come in handy if you ever find yourself lost in the woods.)

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August 22, 2017

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Your Opinion Doesn't Matter To Some

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A letter in the Saturday edition of the St. Albert Gazette deserves a second look. Headed 'The mayoral well is dry' opens with the following observation:

"Are we to be dis-favoured and stuck with recycled – past their best before date – politicians for our next mayor? Are candidates with never-ending, festering chips on their individual shoulders the best this city can do as options for a new mayor? Must we endure a pro-Crouse copycat or an anti-Crouse distracter for the next 20 years? From one, we don’t need Trump-size stories of the greatly departed current mayor or from the other the exaggerated or subtle grudges and magnified past slights about the Crouse years."

For the most part a valid criticism, but it does overlook a couple of critical facts.

First, that on more than one occasion over the past four years, councillor Heron voted not to give residents a say in major matters before council. Councillor MacKay on the other hand has asked fellow council members to allow public input on numerous occasions, but failed to get council's support. Heron was supported in denying residents an opinion by her cohort councillor Brodhead, also seeking re-election, who deserves to be removed from council for the same offensive attitude.

Second and more importantly, It was Heron who was mainly responsible for preventing a proper forensic audit of dubious expenses charged to the city by her protege, the former mayor. MacKay supported such a move at that time.

Then in a Gazette story entitled,
Library borrowing approved, "Councillor MacKay put forward a motion to postpone second reading to Nov. 20, 2017, but that motion was defeated 4-3, with councillors MacKay, Sheena Hughes and Bob Russell voting in favour. Mayor Nolan Crouse, and councillors Cathy Heron, Tim Osborne and Wes Brodhead were the dissenters."

That was another slap in the face in defiance of voters who signed the petition to halt the branch library funding, by both Heron and Brodhead, despite MacKay's attempt to honour the spirit of the petition.

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If there are to be only these two candidates for mayor, it should be clear to voters, and in particular those voters who signed the petition to halt the library borrowing bylaw, which candidate they should support with their vote. That is, if they don't want more of the same rejection of their opinions, and likely along with it, the go ahead to build a new branch library.


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With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.
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For All You Lexophiles

For All You Lexophiles
I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me.

This girl said she recognised me from the vegetarian club, but I never met herbivore!

I am reading a book about anti-gravity. I just can’t put it down.

I did a theatrical performance about puns. It was a play on words.

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* Threesome from hell as naked woman breaks bones falling from a BALCONY while having an orgasm…before a second randy woman is hurt trying to help.
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Oprah Launches Line Of Healthy Comfort Foods

Oprah Launches Line
Oprah Winfrey seems to be everywhere these days. Her voice booms from the TV when a Weight Watchers commercial comes on. Her image fills my Facebook timeline, not to mention the trailer from the upcoming movie adaption of "A Wrinkle in Time." She already smiles at me in the grocery store checkout line from the cover of O magazine, and now the new food line that bears her name will soon be on grocery store shelves.

O That's Good! is a line of "delicious soups and sides with an unexpected twist." The twist is additional healthy vegetables or beans in dishes that don't traditionally include them.

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August 21, 2017

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Get The F Off My Lawn!

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City council will today debate a change to the sign bylaw that will allow residents to place a sign on their own property with certain restrictions.

Huh?

Perhaps council and administration have never heard the expression, "Get Off My Lawn!", or as Oscar Leroy on the popular TV show Corner Gas put it many years ago, "Get the F Off My Lawn".

Who in hell does the city think they are telling us what we can do with our own property? And for how long we can do it?

Council is delving into personal rights with this infringement on homeowners ability to use their own property as they wish. And they are dead wrong in attempting to do so. Perhaps they should consider doing something worthwhile? Like reducing silly spending on traffic circles for example.

In reality, it's 'none of their damn business', as Oscar would say.


No Solar Eclipse Glasses? Here's What To Do

From welding helmets to colanders,
6 DIY ways to cope with a nationwide shortage of eclipse glasses.

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If all else fails and you find yourself without a way to view the eclipse at the last minute, grab a colander from the kitchen. In a pinch, it works as a great pinhole camera and will give you dozens of little eclipse shadows to gawk over. Top Five Worst Superstitions About Solar Eclipses



Westlock Rodeo 2017 With Al Popil

Hi Don, Some snaps from Sunday’s performance at Westlock’s 103rd annual rodeo which was also the Wildrose Rodeo Association’s final outdoor rodeo before next month’s championships in Barrhead. Lots to do in Westlock this weekend. Talking to a local, he said the crowd for yesterday’s parade was the biggest he has seen in fifty years. - Al.

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A chariot racer coaxes her team around the second turn as she leads the race.

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Tie down roper, Bill Melaney of Rocky Mountain House, AB, jumps from his horse as he rushes to his calf. He managed a 9.4.

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Jr. bull rider, Jessie Havell of Sunset House, AB, gets his picture taken from behind.

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Bull rider, Caleb Peden of Spruce Grove, AB, got an extra rough ride after his hand got caught in the rigging.

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A bullfighter hauls *ss after bull De Ja Two took a shinin’ to him.


The Sunday Whatzit? Answer
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Heavy, sturdy . . .  whatzit for?
Not much in use anymore, but in its day it was a hair
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One of many in similar designs.
Congrats to Patrick in BC for his correct guess.

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Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.
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A Military Salesman

A Military Salesman
Airman Jones was assigned to the induction center, where he advised new recruits about their government benefits, especially their GI insurance

It wasn't long before Captain Smith noticed that Airman Jones was having a staggeringly high success-rate, selling insurance to nearly 100% of the recruits he advised.

Rather than ask about this, the Captain stands in the back of the room and listens to Jones' sales pitch. Jones explains the basics of the GI Insurance to the new recruits, and then said: "If you have GI Insurance and go into battle and are killed, the government has to pay $200,000 to your beneficiaries. If you don't have GI insurance, and you go into battle and get killed, the government only has to pay a maximum of $6000."

"Now," he concluded, "Which group do you think they are going to send into battle first?"

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Drinking Beer May Lead To Mental Clarity, Study Says

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According to a new study in Austria, a little beer may help trigger your inner genius.

Researchers at the University of Graz say that a mild alcohol intoxication can help clear mental blocks and spark creative thought.

The study looked at 70 volunteers between the ages of 19 and 32; giving them both alcohol-free and regular beer before taking a series of tests. The volunteers reportedly performed better on a word problem test after drinking a pint of beer than they did having alcohol-free drinks. Researchers say concentration and memory issues did surface for the drinkers in other skill tests though.

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August 20, 2017

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Kikino Silver Birch Rodeo With Al Popil

Hi Don, Some snaps from the Kikino Silver Birch rodeo yesterday near Kikino Metis Settlement, north-east of Smoky Lake. This is the last weekend for the Lakeland Rodeo Association schedule before the finals at the end of the month in St. Paul. Tomorrow, Westlock, for the final Wildrose Rodeo Association regular schedule. - Al.

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Kikino native James Pinfold gets some air atop Cocoas Dream in the bareback event.

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Paul Wanchuk of Boyne Lake, AB, gets a taste of rodeoing after getting tossed from Cherry Bomb in the novice horse riding.

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Crossfield, AB, tie down roper, Lance Gordon, watches his calf run for freedom after missing his lasso.

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Steer rassler, Wade Landmark (right) didn’t get a chance to rassle his steer as it got squeezed with the hazer on the left.

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Ryley Pool of Spruce Grove, AB, managed a couple of jumps atop Crash And Burn before being bucked off in the bull riding event.

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Beaver County bull rider, Colton Phillips, got bucked over the top as he comes face to face with Tomahawk to close out Saturday’s rodeo.

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A SMILE ON YOUR FACE

By Don Hamaliuk

Our lives are bound with love and laughter; it all starts with you
We can work on praise and tolerance, with a little sweetness too
If you have the right ingredients and the attitude to match
You will have friends all over and be considered a good catch

If being caught is not what you had in mind right now
A smile on your face, will help you out somehow
A job, a friend, a positive influence every day
You can carry it with you, to help find your way

Your face will reveal how you’re feeling at the time
And you have to admit, that it is a good sign
A smile on your face, will attract other smiles
Just think of the effect, as you go through the miles

The road in your life could be happy and free
If that smile is what, all others will see
So wake up each day to your happier place
And your mind will come up, with a smile on your face


The Sunday Whatzit?
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Heavy, sturdy . . .  whatzit for?
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Don, I don't have a clue about the Whatzit pic, but Deborah
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* I'll have to finish reading SAP later, but meantime I'll say I
think the Sunday Whatzit? is a Antique Hair Curling and
Wave Crimper. -
Patrick in BC




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Of course election letters from readers are welcome as well, but must be signed with your true name, and a valid email address and you must be a resident of the city of St. Albert. You can access the new page by clicking on the three lines at the top of the page to the right, then on Letters To The Editor as shown below or bookmark the page here.

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Tim Isberg - ACMA Male Artist of the Year Nominee, Tim is an accomplished singer-songwriter originally from Alberta, Canada, who is emerging in the performance scene after a lengthy hiatus from music to serve in the Canadian Army.

With several shows under his belt in Western Canada, he recently returned from a successful international 10 show concert tour! From Rwanda to Afghanistan, Tim experienced the challenges of living and working in different cultures and conflicts, and amid the best and worst humanity has to offer.

As a performer, he has entertained audiences in many corners of Europe, east Africa, Afghanistan and throughout the Middle East and Levant. Many of his storyteller songs stem from these life adventures. Tim brings well crafted songs to the stage along with an appealing vocal timbre in song styles similar to those of Lennie Gallant, Ryan Adams, Rodney Crowell, and JJ Cale; and more than that, he brings a special and endearing array of life experiences and shares them in a way that makes each listener feel connected.

With genuine sincerity and a natural sense of humour carefully woven through a fabric of stories and songs, it is Tim's live show - whether solo or up to his full band - where he shines most. His shows are not to be missed! In his time abroad overseas, Tim was a favourite on folk club circuits and in group performances for military and civilian personnel where he showcased his own brand of Americana and contemporary original songs along with his own eclectic mix of rock, pop, folk, celtic and country cover tunes.

His solid guitar rhythms and ear-catching original songs create a style of his own where listeners can escape into the story behind the song. His demo song "Devil on Your Back" of turn of the century outlaws on the western Blackfoot Plains was a finalist in the Best Song of Alberta for the Calgary Folk Music Festival. "Tears Along The Road" selected in Music Canada Top 25! To follow up his early underground CD "Comin' Home', Tim recorded a new full length album with celebrated producer-engineer Miles Wilkinson and other JUNO award-winning musicians. It garnered a Top 25 Favourite Albums of 2015 status by Music Canada! The title track single was released to radio in fall 2015, followed later with a second single 'Come Hell or High River', and the album can be heard on FM stations, satellite radio and web shows across the US, UK and elsewhere.

Tim has witnessed more than most... and waited a long time to return to his passion and talent as a singer - songwriter. It's time! Great to have Tim join us for s first time guest appearance. -
Mark Ammar 780-217-9787.
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Senior Men And Sex

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The frequency of sexual activity of senior males depends on where they were born.

Statistics just released from Statistics Canada and The United Nations B.O.H. Team reveal that North American, Australian, New Zealanders and British men between 60 and 80 years of age, will on average, have sex two to three times per week, (a small number may have a little bit more).

Whereas, Japanese men of exactly the same age group, will have sex only once or twice per year if they are lucky.

This has come as very upsetting news to a lot of men at the pub, as none of them had any idea that they were Japanese.

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* Fancy a gin and tonic sausage? Well thanks to Northern Ireland butchers - you can.

* Tardigrades Are Still a Complete Evolutionary Mystery.
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Octopus Research Shows That Consciousness Isn’t What Makes Humans Special

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Whether or not octopuses should be viewed as charming or terrifying very much depends on your personal perspective. But it’s hard to deny their intelligence.

Octopuses can squirt water at an annoyingly bright bulb until it short-circuits. They can tell humans apart (even those who are wearing the same uniform). And, according to Peter Godfrey-Smith, a philosophy professor at University of Sydney and City University of New York, they are the closest creature to an alien here on earth.

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