Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. February is Heart Month & Remembering Bob & Dorris Turner

FEBRUARY 20, 2022 – February is Heart Month. It is a time for not only fundraising but also to raise awareness of the heart and stroke problems which can be of a higher risk for individuals with an unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, unhealthy weight, smoking, stress and excessive use of alcohol and drug use. Early… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. February is Heart Month & Remembering Bob & Dorris Turner

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma

DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma

5 Unique Wall Decorations That Will Make Your Room Look Cool

The empty walls in your bedroom are filled with endless possibilities and if you’ve been thinking about redecorating yours, now’s a perfect time. While it doesn’t seem to make a significant difference at first, adding a few pieces to your wall can make your rooms feel much more personalized. If you happen to overdo it… Continue reading 5 Unique Wall Decorations That Will Make Your Room Look Cool

Jehovah Witness Cornwall Convention Moves Online as Community Deals with Covid-19

Every summer, the Dumont family looks forward to the weekend of their regional convention. “This is the highlight of the year for us! We buy a new dress, we meet our friends, some of whom we haven’t seen for a whole year, and we love eating outside in parks in Cornwall.” says Twistha with a… Continue reading Jehovah Witness Cornwall Convention Moves Online as Community Deals with Covid-19

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy 105th & Glengarry Fencibles Update

MAY 24, 2021 – A wonderful Cornwall senior, born in 1916, celebrated her 105th birthday this year on May 6th. Edna Dorey is a lovely lady. When you see her out walking, she is so spry that you would never guess her age. (Photo courtesy of Dorenda Dorey) Edna was born in the Alfred Township,… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy 105th & Glengarry Fencibles Update

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Elvis & Things to do During Covid-19

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 – It seems that people are finding all kinds of other things to do during our restriction times because of the COVID 19 virus. One lady told me she actually washed and set her own hair because of the beauty salons closures. Now she ponders, do I dare cut it a bit??… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Elvis & Things to do During Covid-19

Christmas Book Review & Interview by Roy Berger: Castle Faggot by Derek McCormack.

DECEMBER 23, 2020 – Castle Faggot is a comedic straightforward novella of 85 pages by Derek McCormack with a bonus ten-page afterword by Zac Farley and Dennis Cooper. That last part exists as defense and praise for what I gather is a departure from DM’s normal writing. I admit to being innocent of reading Mr.… Continue reading Christmas Book Review & Interview by Roy Berger: Castle Faggot by Derek McCormack.

Driving with Santa Christmas Eve

By Dawn Ford – All rights reserved. DECEMBER 18, 2020 – Claudette watched her bother as he stared out the window at the blowing snow. She knew him well. He was a year older than her, ten years old, and a very smart little elf. He left the room for a bit but returned to… Continue reading Driving with Santa Christmas Eve

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

OCTOBER 16, 2020 – Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence had a very energetic and hard working volunteer gardener this past season, Claudette Quesnel. The tenants said that she was out in the early spring preparing the flower beds for planting. The result was beautiful flowers all summer. The residents were very appreciative of all her work.… Continue reading Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

Types Of Slot Machine Games and Their History

Slot machine games vary from one casino to the other offering various types of slot machine games for all the gamers. Thus, the slots might not be the same for all the gambling rooms all over the globe and gamblers should know what may be different. There are a lot of variations of slot machines… Continue reading Types Of Slot Machine Games and Their History

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

The Longue Sault Rapids were a big attraction when I was young but were lost to the new St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. I remember going to Sheik’s Island, west of Cornwall, for picnics. We could see all the rapids by looking over a fenced cliff area. The rapids swirled and swirled around. Boats such… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

$351,735.30 Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco. By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

City Hall confirmed that after several years all that has been raised. IE, money in the bank, from all of those wanting an art centre in Cornwall at the former tiny Bank of Montreal building is a paltry….. $351,735.30 The City to date has purchased the building for nearly $500K. It’s had at least two… Continue reading $351,735.30 Is All That’s Been Raised for Cornwall Art Centre BOM Building Fiasco. By Jamie Gilcig 03092020 #cwlpoli

Council Continues to Waste Cash on Bank of Montreal Art Centre Building Follies. By Jamie Gilcig 022720

I swear you can’t make up this utter and complete waste of money. The Bank of Montreal building is not a former theatre. It does not have parking. It will take millions of dollars to create a black box theatre that will be a white elephant in a community that is struggling financially. This is… Continue reading Council Continues to Waste Cash on Bank of Montreal Art Centre Building Follies. By Jamie Gilcig 022720

Christmas in Hawaii – Fiction by Dawn Ford 122219

Kenny sat at the end of the long pier watching the tides sweep across the ocean, rushing onto the sandy beach. What was his father thinking? Christmas in Hawaii!! Kenny knew his father had planned the trip for his Mom to have a rest. She had been looking after a sick old aunt…but Hawaii?? No… Continue reading Christmas in Hawaii – Fiction by Dawn Ford 122219

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford 2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

I received a beautiful 2020 calendar from CNIB Guide Dogs. Wonderful photos of the dogs each month. I went on line to read more about this organization. There are three career options for the dogs: Guide Dogs which are partnered with adults with sight loss, Buddy Dogs are partnered with children with sight loss and… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford 2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

On Nov. 11th we had a big snow fall. Luckily it held off until the Remembrance Day ceremonies were over. I had this vague memory of being there as a kid with my class from Central Public. I talked to some seniors and they were talking about the days when they used to go to… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Thanksgiving & Good Music! 102319

The tenants of Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence have been busy lately. Recently, they had a BBQ. Hot Dogs! Hamburgers! Salads galore and delicious desserts. Organizers were Pat Marchand, Dorenda Dorey and her 103 year young Mother, Edna. They had a big crowd. No wonder, with all that nice food to eat already prepared and no… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Thanksgiving & Good Music! 102319

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Art, Charity, & Thanks for Paramedics 100919

Hand washing is paramount now that the flu season will be upon us. I read in a few articles that the problem is that we don’t wash our hands long enough. It was suggested that when washing with soap and good warm water to sing the “Happy Birthday” song – two verses and also to… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Art, Charity, & Thanks for Paramedics 100919

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