Doug Bell

Doug posted 176 stories to Yukon News.
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Happy New Year to the 6,722,318,700 of us on the planet at 13:50 5-1-09, and to the 122,231 who join us daily according to the World Clock by…

  • Jan 8th, 2009 4:00am


Dear Santa: Christmas catalogues come in handy these days. They help us to describe clearly what we’d like you to bring us.

  • Dec 18th, 2008 4:00am


Standing up for Canada … A child stood silently on an overpass in southern Ontario this day waving a Canadian flag.

  • Dec 11th, 2008 4:00am


It’s all for the good of the Canadian people… Well, fellow Canadians, it’s time to believe in Santa again.

  • Dec 4th, 2008 4:00am


A thought from Shakespeare’s England, comes in a book published in 1592. It tells the young swain to bend old pennies and give them to his…

  • Nov 27th, 2008 4:00am


Dancing with words . . . Fog stole the mountain this morning, and left its breath on every berry and twig of our May tree; actually, its breath was…

  • Nov 20th, 2008 4:00am


The first rule of life is: “The best things in life aren’t things!” We’re surrounded by rules, too many some say, though…

  • Nov 13th, 2008 4:00am


How gullible are we? Chargoggaggoggmanchaugagoggchaubunagungamaug is a native American name meaning “you fish on your side, I’ll fish on…

  • Oct 30th, 2008 3:00am


Ten Lost Years… “…Look at it this way. Say on July 1, Steve had a business and a fine house and a nice wife.

  • Oct 23rd, 2008 3:00am


Speaking of days … “You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you,”…

  • Oct 16th, 2008 3:00am


Words and Numbers Our incumbent politicians, and bands of political hopefuls are promising the moon, and we, on the receiving end, might want to…

  • Oct 9th, 2008 3:00am


Hank Ketchum’s thought may be useful during this election campaign. “Flattery is like chewing gum. Enjoy it, but don’t swallow it.

  • Oct 2nd, 2008 3:00am


“All Shook Up” A friend sent a list of songs today, 337 of them. Many titles evoked emotions and moods laid on by the election call.

  • Sep 25th, 2008 3:00am


“It would be a great reform in politics if wisdom could be made to spread as easily, and as rapidly, as folly.

  • Sep 18th, 2008 3:00am


Mandela’s eight . . . Writer Richard Stenge worked with Nelson Mandela for two years toward publishing Mandela’s biography, A Long Walk…

  • Sep 11th, 2008 3:00am


Monday morning blues, eh?    Well these blues are a figment of the imagination according to Australian scientists.

  • Sep 4th, 2008 3:00am


People of wisdom are admired; people of wealth are envied; people of power are feared, but only people of character are trusted. Tergiversation . . .

  • Aug 28th, 2008 3:00am


2x4s at work … or little things can mean a lot A woman came home from work to find her husband in the kitchen shaking frantically, like in a…

  • Aug 21st, 2008 3:00am


Signs . . .      Are they spontaneous, a flash of inspiration, or are they “signs of the times?” There is nothing…

  • Aug 14th, 2008 3:00am


Stop, look, and listen . . . When we were kids, adults were the other side — not enemies as such, just not where you’d go for advice on…

  • Aug 7th, 2008 3:00am