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Oil-based stain adds nice finish

WELL, Mother Nature has decided that we will most certainly have a fairly cool and wet summer this year. However, we can still get out and enjoy the sun when it does come out and spend some quality time on our decks.

Guidelines for teaching your teen to drive

YOU are in the kitchen baking cookies when you realize you are out of eggs. What a drag. You need to clean the flour off your apron, grab your purse and coat and head off to the store. But wait. Your teen has her driver's licence.

Entrance key to good layout

AS the influential architect and theoretician Christopher Alexander states in his book A Pattern Language: "Placing the main entrance is perhaps the single most important step you can take during the evolution of a building plan.

The 20-pound zucchini

ANYONE who's ever grown zucchini knows they can become a pain in the neck.

Grant program promotes community involvement

Representatives of North Shore Neighbourhood House want residents of Lynn Valley, Lower Lonsdale, Lynnmour and Ridgeway/Moodyville communities to throw a block party.

B.C. delivers its best

No better way to celebrate B.C. Day than with a glass or two of B.C. wine

What's going on for seniors

NOTICES Harmony Arts Festival: Hollyburn House will present a trip down memory lane for the young at heart. Seniors can dance to the sounds of the Dal Richards Orchestra, Sunday, July 31, 2-4 p.m.

Join the eat local challenge

GET ready to grow and go local

Summer planning: use a visitor centre

Need help deciding what to do with your time off this summer?

Adding a new pack member

I could barely contain my laughter as my girlfriend told me how her feline attacked and chased her boyfriend's cat out of her house. They introduced the cats because they were planning on moving in together. "What should I do?" she asked me.