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Wisdom of the elders

April 24, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Some years ago, a newspaper published a special report that contained life lessons from eight senior citizens they interviewed.  While aging can bring [...]

Humboldt and caterpillars

April 11, 2018

By Bill Fox/Column Many of us, at least for a while, will be Humboldt Broncos.  The terrible recent accident taking the lives of 15 people in a hockey bus on the way to a [...]

Easter and my trip to the Holy Land

April 4, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist About 20 years ago my wife and I had an opportunity to join a group visiting the Holy Land. The idea that we would ever visit Jerusalem, Nazareth, [...]

The way I deal with death

March 28, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Less than two years ago, my younger brother, Brian, and then my Dad both passed away within a month of each other.  I cannot explain it, but to this [...]

What is happening in Ontario politics?

March 14, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist I always believed that “don’t discuss politics or religion at the dinner table or in the work place” was good advice.  These two topics are [...]

The two books I have to finish

March 7, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist A gift from one of my sons and his fiancé was “Kiss The Ground” by Josh Tickell. I found the book very interesting, but after reading about half of [...]

A lesson in overcoming adversity

March 1, 2018

Although I am not a curler or would not even classify myself as a curling fan, last week, I got up early (5 a.m.) to watch the Olympic gold medal curling mixed doubles [...]

Making one last request

February 13, 2018

By Joel Wittnebel/The Oshawa Express The first time I met Dave Conway, I thought he was my competition. He sat in the back of the council chambers, a notebook perched on his [...]

The story behind Valentine’s Day

February 13, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist Do you know who Saint Valentine was and how he become associated with this ancient rite? I’ve been celebrating with my wife for 43 years of [...]

Appreciate the love

February 6, 2018

By Bill Fox/Columnist For children, Cupid and exchanging Valentine’s cards are fine, but as I get older, I appreciate more what real love is, and how it was shown to [...]
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