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Bay-breasted Warbler is seen here bathing in the winter sun. The Bay-breasted and other fall migrants may be found on the marina walk on Aug. 26.

Pembroke waterfront excursion Saturday

The next Pembroke Area Field Naturalists’ excursion is the Pembroke Marina/Waterfront Walk to be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 8 a.m. This is a few days later than the previous year’s excursion, which hopefully will bring better results.

You don’t have to see it to tee it

If you’re teeing up this week at the first tee off at the local golf course with visions of breaking your handicap, pause for a moment and listen to some inspiring tales straight from the annals of golfing history.

Submitted photo A young Paul Kelly in seen here at his kindergarten graduation with his teacher Arlene Brash.

The road less travelled

Last night my oldest daughter, Ava, accomplished something I have never done: she graduated from Grade 12. Yes. It’s true. I never did.

Coming up to 65 in the digital age

How old are you? Have you been carded recently? Do you remember life before computers? Can you still read? All these questions and more get asked by the younger generation of us old farts. As I am approaching my 65th birthday I am questioning more and more what age and health means. My ability to think clearly depends on how much sleep I had the day before!