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Thursday Aug 28, 2014

Rocky View Publishing editor checks her baby to-do list twice

Anyone who knows me would describe me as a Type A personality (that’s the word they’d use if they were being polite that is). I am someone who likes to be in control. I like to know what I am doing from one point to the next. I like to have a plan, a schedule at all times. I love lists. ...

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Thursday Aug 21, 2014

Rocky View Publishing summer student says farewell

I feel like I have a mini fight announcer on my shoulder screaming, “AND IT’S ALL OVER” as I write this. I have spent the past 10,454,400 seconds both looking forward and dreading the 20th of August, my last day before I head back to Mount Royal University. I started at Rocky View Publishing on the April 21st by telling you how much I just want to ...

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Thursday Aug 14, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter embraces motto: no plans, no problem

I think we have all been there at some point; life is too busy, sleep is hard to come by and getting up for another day of work becomes increasingly painful. Weekends have lost some of their charm because they are filled with chores and projects. Life just seems to become one long scheduled event you “have to” go to after another until you are burnt out.

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Thursday Aug 7, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter finds it a breeze to camp with beloved pooches

Anyone who knows me, knows I’m gaga about my dogs. So it should come as no surprise that my favourite way to vacation in the summer is to head out camping, small pooches in tow.

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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter loves the summer but is so over this heat

It’s official. I am raising the white flag and naming Mother Nature the winner. I can no longer handle this energy-zapping, constant perspiration inducing, uncomfortable-to-the-point-of-no-sleeping, cranky-Allison-making heat.

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Thursday Jul 31, 2014

Tony Campolo speaks in Airdrie this Sunday

Prominent Christian spokesman, Dr. Tony Campolo of Eastern University in suburban Philadelphia, brings his wit, critical-thinking and communication skills to Airdrie’s Town & Country Centre on Aug. 3 at 5 p.m. The popular sociology professor’s visit is being co-sponsored by World Vision Canada and several of Airdrie’s churches.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Rocky View Publishing reporter looks at Canadian rockers - past and present

For my previous column with Rocky View Weekly on Canada Day, I began to look back on Canada’s rich rock history, from Neil Young to Leonard Cohen and Stompin’ Tom Connors. Now we continue from the 1970s to the ‘80s.

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Thursday Jul 24, 2014

Community unites over Alberta Summer Games

We’ve got guests!

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Jul 24

Canada remembers Korean War

On July 27, Canada celebrates Korean War Veterans Day.
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Jul 24

Be a peacemaker in your world

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” – Jesus in Matthew 5:9
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Jul 17

Rocky View Publishing assistant editor packs up family and heads on road trip

Do you know what is worse than having your truck break down on a family road trip on 10 Mile Hill in Kicking Horse Pass in a section where there is no cell service with a five year old, 14-year-old dog, mother-in-law and partner?
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Jul 17

Another one of those “where is God?” scenarios

“Has God forgotten to be gracious? Has he slammed the door on his compassion?” - Psalm 77:9
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Jul 17

Why the Provincial debt matters to families

As a parent, the issue of the ballooning provincial debt is not just a financial issue, it’s a moral one.
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Jul 10

Rocky View Publishing reporter’s love of Airdrie drives her to be involved

And they said that minor in Latin in university would never be of any use to me....
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Jul 10

Learning to respect another’s experience

One of the enjoyable aspects of the “lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer” is getting caught up on the kind of reading I don’t make time for the rest of the year. I devote July and August to novels that have caught my eye on the best-sellers lists over the past year.
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Jul 10

Get the facts on Canada’s new anti-spam law

Over the past two weeks, my email inbox has been flooded with requests to continue sending me unsolicited messages. I suspect many of you have experienced the same wave of emails, as Canada’s new Anti Spam Law (CASL) took effect.
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