This Rocky Life: A Fictional Christmas Story

63 Years of Milkshakes I was working at one of those 24 hour coffee shops. It was actually a place that had been around for...
Alzheimers

Seniors Calling. Science on the Front Lines of Alzheimer’s.

A recent publication in Science, (Nov. 18, 2016) has shared results of research in mice, that is opening hopeful pathways towards an eventual cure...

This Rocky Life: What’s Your Plan?

Since this time of year should be merry, I am wondering why I am sitting here at midnight feeling sad. I realize that there...
Terry Jones

Seniors Calling. Terry Jones, Monty Python Genius, has Dementia

For anyone living in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario around the time of the release of a Monty Python movie called ‘Life of Brian’, you...
christmas pets

Time for our pets: Safety tips for the holiday and beyond

Editor's note: We welcome Amy Maltman to our team of column writers. Amy will write about pets and pet health on myAlgoma.ca monthly. The holidays...

How did this happen?

I am the type of person who enjoys a sense of accomplishment and completing tasks. This is probably why I feel so stressed that...
grandfather and grandchild

Seniors Calling. Bill 34 is for Grandparents & Grandchildren.

Algoma-Manitoulin NDP MPP Michael Mantha’s Private Member’s Bill to address the need for legislation to ensure grandparents rights to access and develop relationships with...

Our Quantum Leaps

The Cambridge dictionary defines ‘quantum’ as ‘the smallest amount or unit of something, especially energy.’ Clearly one of the tightest deadlines to date, I am...

This Rocky Life – No Due Date

Today was a good day. I got a lot accomplished. I organized, cleaned and plowed through a number of items that were on my...
If I Die Tomorrow

This Rocky Life: If I Die Tomorrow

‘If I Die Tomorrow’ would absolutely be a title that I could have used; however, I didn’t come up with it. It was actually...