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#113: "Court and Spark" by Joni Mitchell

I picked this album up in the $5 bin at the Barnes and Noble at Polaris back around the Christmastime.  I had a gift card to B&N that my former boss had given me when I got promoted.   824 more words


Children Launch Campaign to Support YMCA's #OperationBackpack

Two of our #LeadershipForKids students launched a campaign in support of the YMCA’s #OperationBackpack. They also designed postcards as a thank you for neighbors who choose to donate. 145 more words

An Early Education

Jack's First Swim Lesson

I’m writing this post 3 weeks late, but oh well! We’ve celebrated another exciting milestone: Jack had his first swim lesson! I figured it would be best to get him comfortable with the water early. 291 more words


Bill Brooks: Golf tournament raises funds for kids

What started as a chat over coffee has evolved into a hugely successful golf tournament. Like-minded individuals felt the need to support less-advantaged kids in our city and decided to start the Business Fore Kids annual golf tournament 12 years ago. 512 more words

Local News

Unsung Hero #7

Tom Lowrie is Westport’s Mr. Pickleball.

The 89-year-old retired architect is the man who pushed the Parks and Recreation Department to create a court for the quickly growing sport at Compo Beach in 2015. 311 more words


YMCA and Cory Hall, Station Terrace, Cardiff

The YMCA and Cory Hall were next-door neighbours in Station Terrace, opposite the entrance to Queen Street Station.  Both dated from the period around 1900. 420 more words

Learn How To Become A Mermaid At The Mercademy In Fort Worth

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to be a mermaid, you don’t even have to leave your backyard.  A group of professional mermaids and mermen, known as the MerFriends, established the Mercademy in 2012.   153 more words