Category Archive: Greatland Articles

Sep 01

DIY

I have owned my house since July 1994.  It had been a rental, and needed a lot of work before my children and I could move in.   Thrashed carpets, ripped flooring, broken sinks, and dingy walls all had to be repaired, remodeled or replaced.  With the help of friends and family, I did the work …

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Aug 01

Savor the Summer

I don’t know about you, but I do not remember this nice of a summer in all the years I have lived here – which is since April 1970 when my parents moved our family up here from California.  We came up the Alcan on vacation the summer before; I wondered why my parents wanted …

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Jul 01

The Road Less Travelled

The phrase ‘The Road Less Travelled’ originated back in 1916 through Robert Frost’s poem ‘The Road Not Taken,’ using part of the last stanza: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. There are two schools of thought for Frost’s …

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Jun 01

What is Faith?

What is faith? Webster defines it as ‘allegiance to duty or a person; firm belief in something for which there is no proof; complete trust, something that is believed especially with strong conviction.’ What do you have faith in?  We can have faith in ourselves, in our innate abilities, in family loyalty, in the education …

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