Life in Durham Region

March 12, 2009

Nothing Foul Around Here

I am impressed the city council in Pickering seemed to have made a wise decision.  They listened to their constituents. After receiving thousands of comments from residents in Pickering, the city council voted unanimously to tell the Region of York […]
February 2, 2009

Top Places In The World To Live

Although the sun is shining today, Wiarton Willie tells me that there will be 6 more weeks of this season before I can come out of hibernation.  I often wonder, at this time of year, why my parents settled in […]
December 22, 2008

Time to Go Tankless?

Although the government seems to be able to find lots of money to fund different interest groups, I, at home, am looking for ways to keep my bills under control and have a few pennies left over.  Maybe, going tankless is […]
April 30, 2008

New Homes: Top 10 Energy-Efficient Remodeling Projects for 2008

by Dena Kouremetis PATH (The Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing) recently released its annual recommendations on the top remodeling technologies to make existing homes more durable, stronger and more resource efficient. The top 10 technologies include: 1. Air Sealing: […]
April 15, 2008

Add a Little Sunshine and Dirt: Let The Summer Sport Season Begin in Durham Region

The hockey playoff are on television.  Hockey playoffs are off for my kid’s teams.  And soccer practice has started.  I hear football for the Pickering Dolphins has started also. With the sun out this week and the grass drying and […]
November 11, 2007

Revisiting Flanders Fields

Each year we are reminded of the ultimate sacrifice that courageous men and women made so that I can sit here today and write this blog.   This one touches your soul.   This is no ordinary reading of “In […]