Trying to maintain my alpha status with the dog

I’ve been trained by a puppy. He has me scheduled and orders me to do his bidding with a simple whine

Trying to maintain my alpha status with the dogThe Farmer has surpassed me as the alpha in this pack. How did it happen? I’m the one who gets up in the wee hours of the morning to let the Ferg out for his morning constitutional. I’m the one who feeds, bathes and plays with the dog. It’s me who … wait a minute.…

The joyful Zen of a well-tended, bountiful garden

Having a garden has enriched our diet, our appreciation of the natural world, and our relationships with family, neighbours and guests

The joyful Zen of a well-tended, bountiful gardenIt’s funny what people who don’t grow their own vegetables and flowers think about those who do. Five years ago, when we cleared a patch of brambles and created our deer-fenced garden at Skelhp, visiting friends and family from the city were unanimous in their comments. “Wow – that’ll keep you busy!” “Will you get…

Adrenaline-pumping action comes to Kindersley this weekend

Drag racers from all over Western Canada and deep in the U.S. will take a run at the 200-foot track, including Kindersley’s own Good to Go Racing team

Adrenaline-pumping action comes to Kindersley this weekendKevin McBain of The Clarion Adrenaline junkies, this is your weekend. This Friday and Saturday, some of the fastest and loudest machines on the planet will be in Kindersley for the Kindersley Dirt Drags and Truck and Tractor Pulls at the East-Forty racing complex just five miles east of Kindersley on Highway 7. Drag racers…