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Wildwood a warm and realistic Prairie portrait

Wildwood a warm and realistic Prairie portrait

Wildwood, by Elinor Florence Dundurn, 321 pp., $19.99 Canada has a sturdy history of books set in individual corners of the country — the New Brunswick of David Adams Richards, the B.C. ranch country of Paul St.

Time to dig into some gardening books

Lone Pine Publishing has built an impressive array of knowledgeable and well illustrated books on gardening over the years. As the 2018 season starts, one of their most useful recent titles is Garden Pests and Diseases in Canada, by Rob Sproule.

Lessons from the oldest old

Happiness is a Choice You Make By John Leland Sarah Crichton Books 242 pgs., $34 In 2015, the New York Times gave reporter John Leland a unique assignment.
Red Skelton's gentle legacy of laughs endures

Red Skelton's gentle legacy of laughs endures

To anyone under the age of 50, the name Red Skelton may not ring any bells. But to people of a certain age, the name brings back memories of a simpler time when the ever-laughing, irony-free Skelton was one of TV's biggest variety show stars.

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ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club’s Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show – May 4 to 6: Displays, demos, dealer tables, silent auctions and prizes. Venue is VIVO for Healthy Generations (11950 – Country Village Link NE).
Lessons from the oldest old

Lessons from the oldest old

Happiness is a Choice You Make By John Leland Sarah Crichton Books 242 pgs., $34 In 2015, the New York Times gave reporter John Leland a unique assignment.
Red Skelton's gentle legacy of laughs endures

Red Skelton's gentle legacy of laughs endures

To anyone under the age of 50, the name Red Skelton may not ring any bells. But to people of a certain age, the name brings back memories of a simpler time when the ever-laughing, irony-free Skelton was one of TV's biggest stars.

Around the town

ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS Muttart Conservatory Feature Pyramid – Thru May and Ending June 24: .Letters From Europe (display of French hydrangeas and geraniums to take you on a tour of some of Europe’s most romantic locations without leaving Edmonton).

Time to dig into some gardening books

Lone Pine Publishing has built an impressive array of knowledgeable and well illustrated books on gardening over the years. As the 2018 season starts, one of their most useful recent titles is Garden Pests and Diseases in Canada, by Rob Sproule.

On the Town

IN CELEBRATION OF CANADA 150 Glenbow Museum – Thru Aug. and Ending Sept. 10: Exhibit titled Shame & Prejudice: A Story of Resilience.