Tag Archives: friends

COX, Christopher E. “Chris”

COX, Christopher E. “Chris”, of R.R.#3, Shedden, Ontario (Frome), passed away at LHSC, Victoria Hospital, London, surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, in his 37th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Tanya Kobylka. Dearly loved son of Jim and Jane (nee Rycroft) Cox. Dear son-in-law …

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Reason #64: Library Programs Create Friendships

We could tell you that library programs for children, teens, and adults create meaningful friendships, but anyone can claim that! When people attend one of our programs, workshops, or events, that common interest brings people together, breaks down barriers, and allows people to interact with each other. If these programs were not offered, it …

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Living the Dream or Dream to Live? (Pt1)

Greetings to another week’s installment of the “be yourself, often” blog at www.joelwlamoure.com . This is a time of the week we connect you stop and step back and reflect on the moments that were in the moments that will be. This is a point in time that we will …

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Groundhog Day and Karmic Batteries

Greetings my gentle readers to another week’s installment of the “be yourself, often” blog at http://www.joelwlamoure.com . This is the time of the week when we can sit back and reflect on the moments that were, the moments that will be, in the days that we have to look forward …

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Hurdling the Delusional Barriers

Greetings my gentle readers to this weeks installment of the “Be Yourself, Often” blog. Yes, that time when you can just sit back and make the determination and go through the thought process from the week asking the critical question. Did I let my light shine this week or was …

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Mindfulness and karma

Greetings my gentle readers and another week has gone by. This is the beginning of the the third year of this blog and quite intriguingly, life never stops to surprise and provide fodder for commentary. I try to avoid news, celebrities, recipes, food, and other things that the mainstream tends …

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Thank you x 1800 times

We now have 1800 friends on Facebook. Approximately 5% of the population of St. Thomas are our friends. Of course this doesn’t mean that all our friends are actually living in St. Thomas, we have friends as far away as Florida but they have ties to our great city. That …

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Can you help us Wish Upon A Song?

“Wish Upon a Song” is a family event being held at Quai du Vin, Sunday, August 14, 2011 from 2 – 9 pm. The goal of this event is to assist a local family affected by cancer to make “forever” lasting memories on a family trip to Disney World. There …

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Getting older

As I get older I feel my age and yet I am still young. As I get older I am firm in my beliefs and yet I am more accepting. As I get older I understand more and yet I keep asking questions. As I get older I know what …

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Thank you for being a friend

Thank you for being a friend Traveled down the road and back again your heart is true you’re a pal and a confidant I’m not ashamed to say I hope it always will stay this way My hat is off, won’t you stand up and take a bow And if …

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Friends Volunteer Positions Available

Friends of St. Thomas Public Library have volunteer positions available:   Friends’ Store Volunteer Coordinator Friends’ Volunteer Store Manager Library Friends’ Shop Volunteers   For an outline of responsibilities for the t...

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A lizard by any other name…

We have all heard of the island paradise that is St.Thomas Virgin Islands, but coming soon is an island paradise located in St.Thomas Ontario. Once opened you will be able to have a  “staycation” away from the ordinary by visiting Kenny Iguana‘s. This isn’t going to be  just a typical …

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And his heart grew three sizes that day

I have never wanted to ruin Christmas, steal children’s presents, and generally be a meanie. I am not the Grinch. I am an anti-social, grump who prefers the company of books and the internet to real people. I find it easier to relate to inanimate objects than I do to …

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That’s What Friends Are For

It’s impossible to navigate this world without friends. We all have them, we all need them. St. Thomas Public Library is no exception. We have friends too, a dedicated group of volunteers who go by the collective moniker – Friends of St. Thomas Pub...

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Opening Day at the Horton farmer's Market

    Hope to see you today at the pancake breakfast and opening day for the 2011 season at the Horton Farmer’s Market. Check in on your phone when you are there….Let your friends know you are proud to shop local!

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Opening Day at the Horton farmer’s Market

    Hope to see you today at the pancake breakfast and opening day for the 2011 season at the Horton Farmer’s Market. Check in on your phone when you are there….Let your friends know you are proud to shop local!

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Understanding

We have all talked about it-compared it to if our children had been diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness that was of a physical origin rather than a mental one. The natural support that would be offered to us by friends, family, neighbors, those involved in the treatment of our ill children. We know that [...]

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Meet the new blog same as the old blog.

It has been nearly a year since the birth of The St. Thomas Blog. In that time we have made a lot of new and wonderful friends, over 1400 friends on Facebook alone and learned a lot about the city we live in. It has personally given me opportunities to …

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Come Curling

  Have your friends, neighbours or co-workers caught Brier fever yet? Bring them out to the Curling club on Sunday March 6, 2011 between 7-9 p.m. We will be giving tours, lessons snacks etc. Remember if you have ticket stubs from our draw to bring them out and enter to …

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Success!

I wanted to write a post about the Movember Event that The Blog and Braxtons held last night. I will be honest, The turnout was poor. There were people I suspect may have been there to share their Movember look (or perhaps there are just a lot of people in …

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