Monthly Archives: October 2004

Learning Never Stops

Learning Never Stops by Pegine Echevarria It doesn’t matter how old you are or when you graduated from high school, college or got your doctorate — learning never stops. The most important education you can have is about yourself. Learning why you do what you do, learning what behaviours work for you and which ones… Continue Reading

It’s MY Computer

Data In, Data Out It’s MY Computer by Bill O’Kane Today we are looking at the most important icon on your computer, appropriately named, “My Computer.” Double left click the “My Computer” icon. Now, double left click the icon named “Control Panel.” A window appears containing more icons, these are applets that allow you to… Continue Reading

The Ant Philosophy

The Ant Philosophy by Jim Rohn Over the years I’ve been teaching kids about a simple but powerful concept — the ant philosophy. I think everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four-part philosophy, and here is the first part: ants never quit. That’s a good philosophy. If they’re headed somewhere and you try… Continue Reading

Silicon East Conference

Silicon East Conference by Mark J. LeBelle Garry Belair, RCMP: National Child Exploitation Co-ordination Centre A mixture of technology and community safety professionals descended upon Miramichi on October 21 to partake in the first annual Silicon East Conference, held at the Rodd-Miramichi River. Silicon East Inc., a commercial not-for-profit company, organised the event. Dedicated to… Continue Reading

“Tarcadia” Campbell’s Novel Debut

“Tarcadia” Campbell’s Novel Debut Gaspereau Press released Jonathan Campbell’s novel debut, Tarcadia, on September 15th, 2004. The Chisholms are a rollicking, unpredictable family living in the north end of Sydney, Nova Scotia. At the start of the summer, fourteen-year-old Michael, his older brother Sidney and two of their friends build a raft on the tar ponds.… Continue Reading

Butterfly Dreams

Butterfly Dreams by Jessica Lawson Summer holidays, only the best time for any half-normal socially active teenage girl. Jennifer was laying out on the patio in the new pink and white striped bikini she had just bought. Her eyes were closed, towel behind her head, water dripping down her shoulder length brown hair and her… Continue Reading

New Book Out from Larry Lynch

New Book Out from Larry Lynch In this, his first collection of short stories, Larry Lynch demonstrates an exciting range of motion. Learning to Swim presents seven variations on the circumstances and obstacles of male adulthood, from single parenting and attempted first dates, to dead-end jobs and the family dog. These stories contain generous doses… Continue Reading

Love Affair

Love Affair by Andrea Rennick I recently started up again a long-term affair that I honestly thought was over. I thought it was out of my system, I didn’t need it, I no longer needed an outside source to feel alive. Oh, this is heady stuff. It makes my blood sing! A smile is crazily… Continue Reading