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Reflections: Remembering the pageantry and skill of the RCMP Musical Ride

Reflections: Remembering the pageantry and skill of the RCMP Musical Ride

Columnist Erna De Burger-Fex recalls a time (before seatbelt laws) when she piled 11 kids into her station wagon to see the Mounties in action
Column: I'm not old, I'm just a recycled teenager

Column: I'm not old, I'm just a recycled teenager

But being a senior comes with many more privileges
<b>Erna’s reflections:</b> Reunions can be the glue that holds families together

Erna’s reflections: Reunions can be the glue that holds families together

Joyous and sometimes sad, family reunions play an important role for the de Burger clan
Column: Retirement means having nothing to do? Puh-lease!

Column: Retirement means having nothing to do? Puh-lease!

If you think retirees just sit around twiddling their thumbs, Erna de Burger-Fex wants to set you straight
<b>A bear-y good year:</b> Erna's new neighbours made for a nervous summer

A bear-y good year: Erna's new neighbours made for a nervous summer

What do you do when your neighbours eat your garbage and have disturbingly large claws?
Erna Fex: What gives you the right to call me 'honey'?

Erna Fex: What gives you the right to call me 'honey'?

Just because I'm old doesn't mean you can talk down to me
<b>Column: This is one old woman who’s learned to like (but not love) winter</b>

Column: This is one old woman who’s learned to like (but not love) winter

The cold season is not without merit, argues Erna de Burger-Fex, but it has a definite downside
Reflections: Just enjoy waking up on this side of the grass, that’s positive aging

Reflections: Just enjoy waking up on this side of the grass, that’s positive aging

Far from being a burden, aging means more freedom, says our resident expert Erna de Burger-Fex
An old woman's opinions on logos, litter and dog logs

An old woman's opinions on logos, litter and dog logs

Clean up after yourself, people
Column: I found some interesting things at the library in Lively

Column: I found some interesting things at the library in Lively

There's lots of great stories about Creighton