Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy or Unhappy – that is the question


This is the question which is posed each year by Leger Marketing since 1977. The net index is calculated by subtracting the unhappy and indifferent votes from the happy votes to get a net index. The three points which stuck … Continue reading

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Shortest day of the year 2011


People who snowmobile, who ski or snowboard are not happy with staying in southern Manitoba because this year there is no snow. People who sell snowmobiles, skis and snowboards are also sad and disappointed in sales because there is no … Continue reading

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Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my!


This line from the ‘Wizard of Oz’ makes me reflect on our primal fears, lurking in the dark jungle of our sub-conscious. Fears of the unknown lurk there to challenge our courage, to stimulate our compassion for others, and to … Continue reading

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So What now?


December brings with it the prospect of family gatherings, too much food for many fortunate enough to have a table of plenty, and the excesses of abundance flowing out from everyone through light-hearted conversation and expressions of splendour with the … Continue reading

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Footprints


By Roger Fontaine, 2011 Most of you have seen or read the story or banner about ‘Footprints’ in the sand, for those of you who have not I will summarize the story to lead to my point. The main character … Continue reading

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