Someone asked for advice about writing poetry...I thought, "why not do it with a poem?" I think it worked. You tell me.
Recently, my best friend passed at age 60...breast cancer stole her away, but it doesn't negate the fact...she was "the beautiful one."
So you wonder why you live in the style of home that you do? Here's why--whatever kind it may be--at least, in North America.
The fourth installment of The Tale of Xander--Man on Fire. You'll like this tale of coming-of-age, discovery and adventure. Check out all four interactive installments. Rand would love it!
Buckaroos and Mudpups, nobility and sea captains, mixed farmers and shepherds...and now a long-running restaurateur have all been a part of this wild western story...only in Canada, eh?
The descendants of the first Italians to live in the Okanagan Valley continue to grow on the property they have called home for nearly a century and a half.
And so Vicky and Lawrence got married on August 13, 1961...the iron curtain went up that day. They put up an iron curtain against the world and still love one another more than they did on this filmed occasion. Enjoy Handel's Largo--they walked down the aisle together with this accompanying...
An important piece of the city of Kelowna's founding with the help of First Nations and an Oblate missionary who gave his life to his fellow man, Father Charles Pandosy.
The Casorso's still live in the Okanagan Valley--this is the arduous journey of a mother and her three children re-uniting with husband and father--and saved by the bell.
The Hollywood starlet who lived next door--and shared Rand's birthday--you may remember her as the lovelorn, older woman Sam falls for on the television show, Cheers.
The continuing saga of a wild West family. The McDougalls were a rowdy bunch, but they left their mark on Canada's western history.
The John Baptiste McDougall clan was a riotous bunch. Canada's early mixing of cultures resulted in a family that was always willing to help out--and entertain.
An insightful bio revealing the mystique that was Garbo. You may think you know Garbo--but did anyone ever really understand the iconic femme fatale who only wanted to be left alone?
Do you want to learn how to drive a tractor? Here's some helpful tips for the most dangerous machine on the farm. Bone up or you might get plowed over.
What if you found the fountain of youth? What would you do--Sterling Alexander knows what he's going to do--as soon as he figures out what has just happened to him. Enjoy the first half of the eerie morality play.
Do you love the sci-fi stories of Philip K. Dick--learn more about this fascinating writer who died much too young. This suspenseful, but romantic, short story tells you all about the life of a tortured artist.
What happens when real death reveals your father's "family" business? What happens when you realize your profession for life may involve some grim reapage?
Do you think we live in a violent world? If you answered yes, you may be surprised that we live in the gentlest of times. It is the best of times--turn off the attention-grabbing media and enjoy the realm of Pleasantville that surrounds us. Unlike any era before--we live in a much safer world...
Rand gets personal and discusses the joys of neighbourhood and family. Life isn't easy, but it's still good to be a king somewhere along the weary way.
Heritage homes have history. Paul and Tracy Mitchell had no idea who had built the Renfrew House they restored and lived in for many years. Here's how they did it themselves--and enjoyed the place the call home.
So what happens when you climb Mount Sinai--and you realize--no one's talking? You wake up with yourself and you do the best that you can with the time you've been given to paraphrase the wizard Gandalf from Lord of the Rings.
Did you know that JFK, Aldous Huxley and C. S. Lewis all died on the same day? Rand talks about some literary excellence and reveals a few trivial facts. Enjoy this book report--there's some good stuff out there that you might not have read.
You can't have capitalism with social programs that act as a safety net for those who have fallen into poverty or tragedy. Socialism isn't the enemy--greed is--oh, yeah, and stupidity, too.