Monthly Archives: July 2013

Torch relay ends with the beginning of the games

Volunteers are jogging, walking or wheeling a flaming torch for more than 400 km in this two-week run-up to the Canada Games, with the light arriving in Sherbrooke in time for the Friday, Aug. 2 opening ceremonies. The country’s best … Continue reading

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Computers, punch cards, and other technologies

Residents of the Eastern Townships, of Canada, and even the world have looked on in horror at the devastation and loss of life in Lac Megantic caused by a runaway train’s crude oil tankers exploding in the downtown. We offer … Continue reading

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Puzzle me this

Are you puzzled? And loving it? Are friends and family preparing for an intervention? Tell them crossword puzzles are helping exercise your brain, keeping you mentally spry! But they are also so much more. As broadcaster Dean Olsher has suggested, … Continue reading

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A dandy guide to BBQs with a side of weed salad

Three peeled pears, cut in half 240 g dandelion leaves 7 tb extra virgin olive oil 3 chopped cloves garlic 1 large bunch arugula 1 endive Bake pear pieces at 200C for 8 minutes. Let them cool. Meanwhile, warm oil … Continue reading

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