Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fixing Up Your Vehicle’s Shabby Interior!

Fixing Up Your Vehicle’s Shabby Interior!

It’s been a long cold winter and most of us can’t wait to see the snow melt. If your “beast” is in need of a spring cleaning, here are some tips to help make the job a little easier. Start cleaning at the inside of the roof (the headliner) and then work your way down.

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

As the Christmas carol goes “Baby it’s cold outside.”  This has been the coldest February on record since 1978.  “Amigo”, our newest canine rescue from Cuba is of the greyhound persuasion.  He’s been seen around town sporting a flashy red winter vest.  Considering his lack of natural insulation Amigo has taken a liking to snow. 

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What your “Check Engine Light” is telling you!

When your car’s “Check Engine” light comes on, it’s usually accompanied by a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. But in many cases, it means at minimum that you’ll be

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Ease Backwash Worries

As you know, a water softener must discharge water during the regeneration process. Most units will discharge to the septic system, some to a dry well while others backwash into a sump hole which is pumped out to a ditch. There is concern that having the water softener discharge directly to the septic tank will

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Eating Well With Canada’s Food Guide

Having the amount and type of food recommended, and following the tips in  Canada’s Food Guide will help: 1)Reduce your risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain types of cancer and osteoporosis. 2)Contribute to your overall health and activity. Follow these steps to eat well 1) Know Recommended Number of Food Guide Servings

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Go and Play Stables

Sarah Waldram was a Standardbred racehorse groom for 15 years and during that time grew to know and love this particular breed of horses very well. So she found it extremely hard, after putting so much time and energy into caring for them, to deal with the fact that when their careers were over they

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a word that we are seeing more and more, in many contexts and associated with many different things. There are advertisements for a variety of goods and services that use this word as an adjective to describe their product as being on trend and about well-being. Recently I saw an ad for “mindful

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126th Annual General Meeting “A Canadian Economic Outlook & Top Business Issues for the Federal Election”

PETERBOROUGH:   The Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce is holding its 126th Annual General Meeting and will be welcoming Hendrik Brakel, Senior Director of Economic, Financial & Tax Policy for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will also be releasing its 2014 Policy Report Card. When: Friday, March 27, 2015 Time: 7:30 – 8:30 am – Annual

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