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Reflections: Remembering the end of an era in Creighton Mine

Reflections: Remembering the end of an era in Creighton Mine

Creightonite Erna de Burger-Fex recalls the final days of St. Michael’s Catholic Church
Reflections: The circle is complete and I’m a great grandmother (finally!)

Reflections: The circle is complete and I’m a great grandmother (finally!)

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex reflects on the importance of four generations in Dutch culture (especially to Dutch matriarchs)
De Burger-Fex: Where is cyberspace and why is it eating my documents?

De Burger-Fex: Where is cyberspace and why is it eating my documents?

Erna de Burger-Fex, our resident angry old woman columnist, lets off some frustration about a truly modern problem
Reflections: Everyday items that just frustrate this old lady

Reflections: Everyday items that just frustrate this old lady

Too much plastic, too much glue and too much packaging — I mean, come on!
Reflections: When you’re old like I am, everyday’s a snow day

Reflections: When you’re old like I am, everyday’s a snow day

Erna de Burger-Fex says winter might be beautiful, but it’s best observed through a window, as far as she’s concerned
<b>de Burger-Fex:</b> Celebrating the family and frenzy of this merry season

de Burger-Fex: Celebrating the family and frenzy of this merry season

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex reflects (as she likes to do) on Christmas and the meaning of the season
There are many reasons to honour Remembrance Day

There are many reasons to honour Remembrance Day

We owe many of the freedoms we enjoy today to military personnel
De Burger-Fex: An ode to autumn and a promise of spring

De Burger-Fex: An ode to autumn and a promise of spring

There’s so much to love about fall, columnist Erna De Burger-Fex writes in her latest Reflection
<b>De Burger-Fex:</b> An old woman’s relationship with her mirror is fraught and annoying

De Burger-Fex: An old woman’s relationship with her mirror is fraught and annoying

Columnist Erna de Burger-Fex never used to mind the looking glass so much. Not anymore
Reflections: My old body still yearns to dance among the wildflowers

Reflections: My old body still yearns to dance among the wildflowers

Butterflies, daisies and rainbows — Oh, my!