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Friday , 3 July 2020

Editorial

MOULY: There are Good Samaritans out there

Sometimes you have to trust in the goodness of others Last Thursday, I was on my way to work driving down the street when all of a sudden, I lost all power steering. Not to worry, I had just started my car and was travelling fairly slow so it took …

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JELSCHEN: Social media is the parent’s go-to

But bored moms can be sharks online, I tell you. Social media plays a vast role in helping new mothers. Adweek.com has stated “90 per cent of [parents] find social media helpful.” Many of the moms these days turn to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or even mommy blogs for tips …

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LAPOINTE: Tears shed amidst the war on masculinity

“Men don’t cry.” Most men, young and old, have heard these words at some point in their lives. Maybe it was from their father, an elder brother, a friend or acquaintance. What they are, or rather what they’ve become, is an example of what’s been called “toxic masculinity,” a belief …

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SPORTSHOUND: Right Side Left – Left Side Right!

Image: Elk Point Peewee Girls Softball 1994 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 23rd, 2020 We have been focusing on the Sox boys baseball  for the last few weeks, so I thought we would throw you a change up pitch this week  and talk a little bit about the girls softball …

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MOULY: Now more than ever, take care of your mental health

The limiting factors following COVID-19 majorly impacted families around the world and the many changes continue to impact everyone’s mental health. Accepting change in general is a major challenge for most people. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), 58 per cent of Canadians report overload in their lives …

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MAZZIOTTI: Racism has met its match–celebrities

In case you forgot, when Hollywood’s A-list celebrities aren’t walking the red carpet, getting hair and makeup done for a photoshoot, or learning their lines for their next big role, they are righting the wrongs in our society and making a difference in the world.  They are the world’s leading …

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Ready for the Prime Time

Image: Opening ceremonies Alberta Midget A Baseball Provincials 1998 Tales from the Doug-Out: June 16th, 2020 Stage two of our historical Covid 19 relaunch has just started. Let’s hope we can get through it in flying colours and get on to Stage three, and then on to Exit Stage Right?! …

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Diamonds in the Rough

Tales from Doug Out – June 9th, 2020 If this was a normal year, we would have to deal with the rain on this past weekend on the ball diamond. Instead of sitting inside my house looking out the window at it. Getting tarps over the mound, kitty litter, oil …

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