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Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld It is 1914 and the eve of World War I, and the teenage Austro-Hungarian Prince Aleksandar learns that his parents, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Countess Sophie have been assassinated by pro-war Germans.
Forgiveness woven into Christ’s words from the cross

Forgiveness woven into Christ’s words from the cross

We often speak of the Seven Sayings from the Cross. Each of these sayings is very significant! However, forgiveness is woven into the first two sayings from the cross.
To prune or not to prune, that is the question

To prune or not to prune, that is the question

When and how to prune is a question that is often asked this time of year, and the answer depends on the weather and the type of plant.
Continued confusion

Continued confusion

Even though the Canadian economy seems to have stabilized for the time being, there is something deeply unsettling about the twists and turns of our government leaders.
Ceiling tile can be refreshed with coat of paint

Ceiling tile can be refreshed with coat of paint

Q. I have 12-by-12 tiles on my ceilings throughout our home. They are made of a soft wood fibre type of material. Some are acoustic with holes, others are just plain white. I want to clean them up or paint them any suggestions would be helpful? A.
Time and a little pain could be James undoing

Time and a little pain could be James undoing

Gordon Campbell, I feel your pain. Truly I do. What a bummer; after weeks of Olympic hype, photo ops with Gold medallists, 24/7 cheering and grinning while literally wallowing in an excess of 2010 Games success, the polls have you in the tank.
One of the immortals

One of the immortals

In the celebrity-crazed, reality-based society we now live in, the word hero has become debased currency.
A logical way to fix our roads

A logical way to fix our roads

Recently, Mayor Dan Rogers gave a speech to our local branch of the Chamber of Commerce. Rogers said that "Our tax levy, to maintain services, would need a boost of 5.6 per cent." He went on to say that by cutting $1.
Where is honesty?

Where is honesty?

Saturday afternoon I had found glass in my yard (on the 800 block of Harper Street) so my daughter came out with her DSI to take a picture. She accidentally left the case on the ground, which contained her old DS, two chargers and 16 games.
More smart leadership from the regional district

More smart leadership from the regional district

I was told recently by a customer that the Regional District of Fraser Fort George, under the leadership of Arnold Schwarzeneger and Gordon Campbell, has found a major cause of pollution and possibly a solution to this region's global warming.