One of my first memories is of learning to spell. I had those old school tracing booklets, where you drew your first letters instead of writing them. I was three. It was bad.
My penmanship still isn't great. But I've spent enough time around words and language to know what works, what doesn't, and how to make both much, much better.
I didn't find it by accident. I was purposely searching for tips and tricks on how to reach my goals, improve myself, and stay motivated. At 26, I had hit a rut. When I wasn't working or going to school, I was trading novelty and effort for convenience.
The water grass cleaves the black bay into pieces.Yellow, a violent green, dead brown- this bright stroke of prose ispaint wielded like a weapon. But what is written there to the plains of blue air and the ripping wind that molds the water? Love, you have fine taste.
New Prospect's Mini Putt Fundraiser on May 17 was a hit, said grade 3/4 teacher Theresa Lambert. The school had put on the open gold challenge in the school's gym to raise money to buy Keva Planks—wooden blocks of varying shapes, sizes and volumes meant to teach students how to measure and build structures.
Tuesday, May 21 marked the award ceremony for the first of a hopefully annual event at the Dryden Legion. The Remembrance Day Poster and Literary Contest is a Canada-wide contest for primary, public and high school students and has been hosted yearly by The Royal Canadian Legion since 2003.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LERT) committee scored big Saturday, May 25 at the first ever Anything 80s Bowling fundraiser at Timberlanes, pulling in an impressive $4,791 and some of the best 80s dress Dryden could offer.
Mother's Day may have been the weekend's focus but the main event on Saturday, May 11 was the Farm Strong Classic, an open Strongman competition that took place in the Agriculture Centre Barn.
Dryden's Theatre 17 and director Judith Hamilton set a new standard of entertainment and performance last weekend with a compelling production of Tracy Lett's dark comedy-drama, "August: Osage County".
Four days a week, Dennis Desjardins, Denise Szachury and their two daughters do the unthinkable: the turn off all their screens. No TV, no video games, no phones and no computer at home Monday to Thursday.
The gloomy and wet Easter weekend Saturday did little to dissuade Dryden's and the surrounding area's residents from going out and enjoying spring—particularly, spring at Egli's Sheep Farm.
In the early morning on April 19, Dryden's once fashionable TransCanada Motel and Restaurant caught fire and burned down despite the Dryden Fire Service's and the Oxdrift Volunteer Fire Department's prompt response and best efforts to preserve the building.An