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Old adage still has truth: Father knows best

Old adage still has truth: Father knows best

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

June 26, 2020

My late father was not a well-educated man, since he had to leave school during the Great Depression to assist his family. But he had common sense and passed along to his children lessons to assist us throughout life. I am the man I am today because of the lessons learned from my father. Hopefully in tu...

Healthy Living: Despite coronavirus and social distancing, spring fun continues

From 2017: Hundreds of children flocked to Canaan Baptist Church in Oakville on Saturday for the church’s annual Egg Drop, as thousands of Easter eggs were dropped from a helicopter for children to collect. Besides eggs, the event featured games, bounce houses and food trucks. Above, Jenna Brinkman collects her eggs. Photo by Bill Milligan.

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

April 17, 2020

Many of us have fond Easter memories. Dressing up. A lovely church service. Dinner with family. Our children remember Easter egg hunts in the spring. There were two. A week or two before Easter our subdivision social committee had one on the subdivision common ground for the children. On Easter Sunday...

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness

By Carl Hendrickson, For the Call

October 31, 2019

Healthy Living  By Carl Hendrickson  Healthy living! What does it mean? To many the first thing to come to mind is caring for the body. Eating nourishing foods, getting exercise, limiting alcohol intake, periodic doctor visits. My wife, a nurse, makes sure that I eat healthy and limit my intake of ...

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