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*Originally published in our July 17-23, 2022 issue
I am older now and things have changed. I noticed that on the back deck of our home a couple of evenings ago. It was nice and warm, and the sun was dipping below the tree line. 
Not a cloud in the

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*Column originally appeared in our April 17-23, 2022 issue
The subject is COVID. There had been a promise to myself to not write about it anymore because people had heard enough from me on most aspects of it. A visit to a local restaurant showed me “everything ain’t been said.”

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*The following column appeared in the February 20 – 26, 2022 issue
What is my question to the members of the so-called “Freedom Convoy” that held Ottawa and some other places hostage recently. 
You said you were a trucker convoy, but you became something else and that was a very

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I don’t exactly “need my head examined” as my mom used to say in the politically incorrect days of yore, but there’s no question that these times of isolation are starting to get me down. 
I expect it’s like that for a lot of us. Surely to God there must

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Singer-songwriter Angie Coffey talks inspirations & navigating the pandemic with The Herald
Placentia, a town nestled in the rolling hills and curving coastline of the NL coast, is home to an abundance of archaeological sites, museums, and national historic sites. Castle Hill National Historic site is a link to British

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I was angry first and then sad. I had my COVID booster shot last week. It was just before those anti-vax  protesters, operating out of ignorance rather than malice, shut down a COVID vaccine clinic on Topsail Road.
The clinic was for seniors, like me, over 70. I lined up

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Dr. Janice Fitzgerald said everyone would eventually catch the virus. Still, when I saw that blue line on the rapid test just after the New Year, I was in disbelief. With all the travel and going I’ve done, you kind of get to feeling a little invincible, or at least

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COVID and its many variants has come with a cost both personally and beyond for so many, but one high-profile NLer believes that while COVID has so many negatives, it can be overcome
ewfoundland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, warned that, at some point, COVID-19 would eventually impact all

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COVID and its many variants have derailed many well-laid plans, but one high-profile NLer is testament to the fact that COVID can have a much more personal cost
 
That most people will eventually get COVID-19 was one of the messages the province’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Janice Fitzgerald, laid

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In part one of our in-depth three part series, Jesse Stirling outlines his taxing battle with COVID-19
Many know Jesse Stirling as the face of NTV’s Meetings With Remarkable People.  Grandson to the late, great Geoff Stirling, and son of the vivacious Judy Stirling and highly respected Newfoundland Broadcasting President

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