Julie

A little crazy, a little lazy, always fun.

One of the most enjoyable activities for me is helping people. I can be a little misguided, but my heart is in the right place.

I wont tell you how to live YOUR life, but I might give you some insight on how I live mine.

Sugar Cookies

  I was browsing the internet and found this recipe for “quick and easy sugar cookies”. I do not love baking, but I will bake if the notion strikes. So today I baked. These really couldn’t be simpler, although I don’t think they are exactly like a sugar cookie. Many …

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JONES, William F. “Bill”

JONES, William F. “Bill”, of London, formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at his residence, the Dearness Home on Saturday, April 5, 2014, in his 78th year. He was the brother of Ron Jones (Maureen) of London, and the late Jennifer Jones, and the uncle of Robert Jones (Jayne), David …

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Moritz, Walter

Moritz, Walter of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Monday, April 7, 2014 in his 89th year. Beloved husband of Hilda (Wischnewski) Moritz. Dear father of Heidi Van Overloop and husband Carl of RR2, Aylmer. Loving step-grandfather of Matthew and Nicholas. Also survived by a number …

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Drugs, Drugs and more Drugs!

On April 7, 2014 the St. Thomas Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a Ross St. apartment. As a result of the investigation a 55 year old St. Thomas man was arrested and charged with Breach of Probation and possession for the purpose of trafficking. A 36 year …

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Federal Government Supports Victims Week Event in St. Thomas

Victims Week follows historic introduction of legislation to create aCanadian Victims Bill of Rights Representatives of Joe Preston, Member of Parliament and Member of Provincial Parliament Jeff Yurek attended a local community event for the ninth annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week (Victims Week). Victims Week 2014 is being …

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Stokoe, Reverend Doctor Rodney James Robert

STOKOE- The Reverend Doctor Rodney James Robert Stokoe passed away peacefully at Bobier Villa in Dutton on Sunday, April 6, 2014.  Rodney is survived by his loving wife (Reverend Canon) Brenda Clark of St. Thomas; by his children Michael (Adele) Stokoe of Nova Scotia and their children Vicki Stokoe (Jim Giesinger), …

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Sammy is so small

He is so small, but with such a big heart. Little Sammy was rescued from a puppymill where he has lived in a chicken wire cage and been bred for money. Today, he is free to enjoy the sun and grass (if we ever see spring), and finding out that …

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Dowell, Megan Nicole

Dowell, Megan Nicole of London and formerly of St. Thomas. It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin Megan, at the age of 24.  Deeply loved daughter of Connie (Ball) and Kevin Dowell, adored sister of Karlee Dowell, cherished granddaughter of Don …

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Scott, Marjorie

Scott, Marjorie of Aylmer passed away at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in her 90th year. Beloved wife of the late George C. Scott(2011). Dear mother of Margaret Huber and husband Bob of R.R.2 Aylmer, George Scott and wife Ruby of R.R. 5, Aylmer. Shirley …

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April is poetry month!

If you’ve never explored poetry before, April is a good time to give it a try! Why read poetry? It’s elevated, it can say things that are hard to express, and it can be a cathartic emotional experience. It can be very fun, sad, angry. Pure expression. As Robert Service …

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Pardey, Donald

Pardey, Donald of Elgin Manor, and formerly of Eden and St. Thomas, passed away at his late residence, on Friday, April 4th, 2014, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of the late Mary Lou (Mann) Pardey and much loved father of Michelle Pardey of St. Thomas, Mary Newcombe and her husband …

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McDonald, William A.

McDonald, William A. of Belle River, passed away on Thursday, April 3rd, 2014, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in his 84th year. Beloved husband of Barbara (Burrows) McDonald and brother of the late John “Jack” McDonald. Dear uncle of Bob (Sandra) McDonald and Scott (Stephanie) McDonald. Funeral arrangements to be …

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Jeffrey, James Douglas “Jim”

At St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Friday, April 4, 2014. James Douglas “Jim” Jeffrey of St. Thomas at the young age of 84. Dear father of Terry Jeffrey of Windsor, David (Ellen) Jeffrey of Las Banos, California and Tammy (Carlo) Magnifico of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Jim is survived by his …

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Kip is going to be a big boy

Big Goofy Happy Boy Kip is about 8 months old, super happy dog, already 80 lbs. He is going to be a big boy. He is friendly with everyone he meets, including most dogs, seems okay with cats, seem to tolerate older children well. Kip will do best in a …

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Honours and awards recipients announced

ST. THOMAS, ONTARIO, APRIL 4, 2014 — Mayor Heather Jackson, Members of Council and the Honours and Awards Committee announced today the recipients being recognized for their 2013 accomplishments. The Honours and Awards Committee has the privilege of acknowledging the attached recipients that were nominated for their outstanding sport, volunteer, …

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KCCA News: Watershed Conditions Statement—Flood Outlook

St. Thomas –The Environment Canada Weather Forecast has indicated that a low pressure system originating in the southern US that will bring with it approximately 15-35 mm of rainfall, beginning this afternoon and continuing into tomorrow. Combined with this rain, daytime highs of around 12 degrees Celsius are expected. Warm temperatures …

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Join me??

Would you like to learn how I created the waterfall photos on this post?  Do you have a DSLR or good quality point and shoot with manual settings?  Do you have a sturdy tripod and April 24th free between 7am and 2pm?   If you said yes to all of those question and you …

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Personalized Service in the Digital Age

The Virtual Library is here. The technology of personal computers and the internet allow library users to access many of our resources 24/7. They visit our website to find out what is going on at the library, to browse the catalogue, and to request materials. They correspond with library staff …

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Donkers, Mary-Ann

Donkers, Mary-Ann of R.R.1, Springfield passed away after a courageous battle with cancer at London Health Science Centre-Commissioner Rd. on Wednesday April 2, 2014 in her 49th year. Beloved wife of Gary Donkers and loving mother of Emily and Kevin Donkers. Dear sister of Eileen Tripp(Denis Theriault), Helen Fortin(Graeme Ewen) …

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Missing Person – Robin Nagle

St. Thomas Police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating Robin NAGLE (19). She was last seen in the City of St. Thomas on March 29, 2014. She is known to have connections to the Stratford and Kitchener area. She is described as 5’9”, 150 lbs with dyed …

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