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It never hurts to ask

Last October, I paid a holiday deposit on my credit card. Then in June, I paid the balance. "We're looking forward to your arrival tomorrow," came an email in early July. Tomorrow? I'd booked for August. Disaster.
PHOTOS: Sounds of Summer

PHOTOS: Sounds of Summer

Dal Richards and his orchestra entertain at John Lawson Park July 31 during the 21st edition of West Vancouvers Harmony Arts Festival. The show was part of the 10-day-long cultural celebrations seniors series.

Busting gardening myths

ONE of my favourite topics to write about involves busting garden myths and there are plenty of myths out there that need clarification. The first summer gardening myth to bust states: "Do not prune trees in the summer or you may weaken them.

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.
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