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Notes about raising children

August 23, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of flying out to BC to help out in babysitting our newly arrived twins (a boy and a girl), and our granddaughter who [...]

Drinking becoming a problem?

July 18, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist So this is the time of year, in my experience, when drinking increases.  Who does not enjoy a cold beer or other alcoholic beverage during hot summer [...]

The trials of retirement

June 28, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist Recently attended another retirement reception for 3 friends.  This isn’t really for Debbie, but crucial for Joe and Randy: ‘THEN’ indicates [...]

A self-fulfilling prophecy

June 21, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist A great Canadian, Jean Vanier, who started L’Arche homes for the mentally challenged, gave us some good advice when we first went to visit his [...]

New faces, same coverage

June 7, 2017

By Joel Wittnebel/Column As Bob Dylan says, the times they are a changin. Here at The Oshawa Express, it’s no different, as we say goodbye to a loyal scribe and welcome a [...]

See you later, Oshawa

May 31, 2017

By Graeme McNaughton It was shortly after Thanksgiving in 2014 that I made the move to Oshawa. I was coming from Yellowknife, getting ready for my second winter up there when [...]

Oshawa’s first MP

May 31, 2017

Thomas N. Gibbs was Oshawa’s first MP, elected as the federal representative for South Ontario in the country’s first elections in 1867. (Photo courtesy of Library and [...]

Who’s your best doctor? You are!

May 24, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist This is a rather sad story of how I was reminded that I am my own best doctor. I hope my story may benefit my readers. Before I get into details, let me [...]

Some tips for living a happier life

May 11, 2017

By Bill Fox/Columnist The number one rule, according to Steve Jobs, is “Be yourself, your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Accept who [...]
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