Tag Archives: heart

Hawley- Joseph of St. Thomas

Hawley- Joseph of St. Thomas passed away on Friday, September 27th, 2013 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 75th year. Loved partner of Mary Ann Price and father of Millie and step-father of Charles. He will be sadly missed by numerous family and friends. Joseph was born November 16, …

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Hawley- Joseph of St. Thomas

Hawley- Joseph of St. Thomas passed away on Friday, September 27th, 2013 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in his 75th year. Loved partner of Mary Ann Price and father of Millie and step-father of Charles. He will be sadly missed by numerous family and friends. Joseph was born November 16, …

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It Just Was

Greetings my gentle readers to this weeks installment of the “Be Yourself, Often” blog. That time that we can snuggle down with a form of comfort and reflect in the recesses of our mind the events that transpired over the week. There is chance to step back in a simplistic …

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First World Whining

Greetings my gentle readers to another installment of the “Be Yourself, Often” blog. A time when we can step back and reflect on the moments that are and the week that was and reflect and wonder about the footprints in the sand that we have made on the beach of …

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February 14th is for suckers

Valentine’s Day, February 14th is the day when we as men are encouraged to buy the ladies in our life diamonds, or other expensive gifts as a way to demonstrate just how much we love them. Really? Will your wife or girlfriend leave you if she doesn’t receive a shiny …

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Tale of a Cat

Poor Amos. Amos has yet to realize that he is now safe. Just look at his pictures. This is a cat who has lived a sad sad life, then ended up in the St. Thomas City pound confined for months in a small steel cubicle. Finally some kind soul lets him out …

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Dug Down Deep

This is one of those books about “the basics” of Christianity that challenges readers to slow down and really think. I found myself not only bookmarking where I left off each day, but also several pages that contained quotes I want to remember. For those who think theology and doctrine …

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Have You Spoken to Me Lately??

Hello, I am your guardian angel, your gift from God (whatever your idea of God is). I have been with you long before you came to this earth plane. I spend my days trying to get your attention, my job is to guide you through your journey here, but I …

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In the Head or in the Heart

The St. Thomas Blog - Follow The ElephantOur heads can play some pretty nasty tricks on us. Our minds are so powerful they can trick us into thinking this is what our heart wants, in fact we can go for years on this information. This can put us into so...

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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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Politics and Prose

Yes, I did steal that title from a book store in Washington, D.C., thanks to Mr Tony. Allow me to first state that I do not have a horse in this current race, not being a Canadian Citizen yet. Yes, I am an immigrant, one of those no good, job …

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Family day stained glass sale.

FAMILY DAY STAINED GLASS SALE @ Under The Umbrella All in-stock items are 50% off on Monday Feb.21. There is a huge selection of sun catchers and a few window panels as well. Don’t forget to help support Heart and Stroke month, buy any stained glass heart and $1.00 will …

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How do I get involved???

It seems that once you get involved with one thing, the other opportunities roll in….But where should you jump in? The quick and easy answer to that is ANYWHERE! Just find a cause or activity that you have an interest in and start asking around. To make this leap even …

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Submarines & Bridges by Nathan

There are two news stories at the moment concerning objects going cheap. One, a submarine that may be going to Port Stanley, or Port Burwell, or Port St. Thomas which has apparently become a lakeside city. The other story, a rather large railway bridge that’s already in St. Thomas. I …

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Submarines & Bridges by Nathan

There are two news stories at the moment concerning objects going cheap. One, a submarine that may be going to Port Stanley, or Port Burwell, or Port St. Thomas which has apparently become a lakeside city. The other story, a rather large railway bridge that’s already in St. Thomas. I …

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Book Review – Deep Black – Andy Mcnab

From the Publishers Synopsis Nick Stone’s future has never looked as bleak. The only person he’s ever loved is dead. The only people who might give him a reason not to join her have turned their backs. Until a chance encounter with a man he saved ten years ago appears …

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Book Review – State of the Union – Brad Thor

America”s worst nightmare has just become a brutal reality. The most unlikely terrorist enemy of all now holds a knife against the country”s throat. With both diplomatic and conventional military options swept from the table, the president of the United States calls upon America”s only hope, Navy SEAL turned Secret …

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Book Review – After the rain – Chuck Logan

From the Publisher An effective, unorthodox cop before his “retirement,” Phil Broker is racing north to the heart of the Cold War nuclear missile belt — and heading toward an inevitable confrontation with his long-estranged wife, Nina Pryce. A tough, decorated veteran of the first Gulf War and renegade anti-terrorist …

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Book Review – Sandstorm – James Rollins

From the Publisher An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, setting off alarms in clandestine organizations around the world. Lady Kara Kensington’s family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. And her search for answers is …

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Book Review – Excavation – James Rollins

From the Publisher The South American Jungle Guards Many Secrets… and a remarkable site nestled between two towering Andean peaks, hidden from human eyes for thousands years. Dig Deeper… through layers of rock and mystery, through centuries of dark, forgotten legends. Into Ancient Catacombs… where ingenious traps have been laid …

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