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Ask Ellie: Connection to ex-wife puts marriage in jeopardy

Ask Ellie: Connection to ex-wife puts marriage in jeopardy

Why does my husband keep sending his ex-wife “happy birthday” messages when they never had children and were only married for six years?
Minter: What to do with storm-damaged trees

Minter: What to do with storm-damaged trees

The latest ice storm, particularly in the eastern Fraser Valley, has taught us all some valuable lessons about pruning.
Ask Ellie: Banning step-child from home hurts partner

Ask Ellie: Banning step-child from home hurts partner

Unless physical abuse was involved and counselling/intervention tried but failed, no child should be disallowed in their parent’s home
Ask Ellie: Before dating, know what you want and how to look for it

Ask Ellie: Before dating, know what you want and how to look for it

'Ask the right qualifying questions and have a clear idea of what you want your partner — and your relationship — to be,' dating expert says
Ask Ellie: Marital separation can lead to growth and reconciliation

Ask Ellie: Marital separation can lead to growth and reconciliation

40% of divorcing couples are interested in marriage restoration, according to a survey in the U.S.
Ask Ellie: Fight pessimism with purposeful optimism

Ask Ellie: Fight pessimism with purposeful optimism

It is possible to overcome the pain and pessimism from negative past life experiences
Ask Ellie: Partner's alcoholism alienating friends and family

Ask Ellie: Partner's alcoholism alienating friends and family

Regarding “for better or for worse” — what happens when there isn’t any “better” on the horizon?
Minter: Protect your plants for the spring

Minter: Protect your plants for the spring

One dormant spraying will help but spraying two or three times is better, master gardener Brian Minter states.
4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

4 New Year’s resolutions for a healthier environment in 2022

What if we expanded New Year's aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too?
No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

At a recent tasting, I was presenting some sparkling wines from the Limoux region of France, a region that produced sparkling wines at least 100 years before wines from the Champagne region were well known.
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