Comedy and Humour

Cute but fierce! Timber moonlights as an attack kitty. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson Column: Beware of Mr. Bite, the midnight attacker

Last week, in the middle of the night, I was awoken by…

 

This group of neighbours hasn’t missed a day since they started to honour COVID-19 first responders. (Submitted)

Sarah Simpson Column: Healthcare workers saluted daily by Duncan neighbours

This is a bit of a milestone column for me. It’s the…

 

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Sarah Simpson Column: You can learn a lot about life during a five minute drive

The kids went into all sorts of detail about what that might have looked like and sounded like

 

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Sarah Simpson Column: Let them eat cake…sometimes

Even the little things in life are cause for celebration

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An object in motion stays in motion. An object at rest stays at rest. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson Column: This mother is grinning and bearing it

News broke the other day that, after months in hibernation, Grouse Mountain’s…

An object in motion stays in motion. An object at rest stays at rest. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Timber has joined the family. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Timber has joined the family. (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson Column: Building runs in the family

Even as a prospective home buyer more than six years ago now,…

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Sarah Simpson column: Smurfettes to Simon Fraser: let’s play ball

My next memory of my early days as a softball player was when we were the Pirates.

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Sarah Simpson Column: Newton’s first law of motion

I could have sworn I told them to help each other get unbuckled and to come inside.

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If you’re looking for a goat time, visit Russell Farms Market! (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)

Sarah Simpson Column: Looking for a goat time on Good Friday

If you drive by the farm market a little slower you see the goat pen.

If you’re looking for a goat time, visit Russell Farms Market! (Sarah Simpson/Citizen)
Cheryl and Patty Bennett are ‘street angels’ who regularly pick up garbage in their Cowichan Valley neighbourhood. (Gail Taylor photo)
Cheryl and Patty Bennett are ‘street angels’ who regularly pick up garbage in their Cowichan Valley neighbourhood. (Gail Taylor photo)
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Sarah Simpson Column: Is Spring Break breaking you, too?

The problem is that was only the first three days of the break .

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Sarah Simpson column: Quest for effiency yields mixed bag of results

Why was there a loose peach tea leaf in my cornbread muffin, you ask?

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Sarah Simpson Column: Give yourself a break today, you’ve accomplished more than you think

I was riding my bike the other morning feeling crummy about how…

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Sarah Simpson Column: Home is where you know your neighbours

My mom has lived at that address for 43 years.

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‘I chose my children’s breakfasts purely based on what dishes would fit best into the dishwasher.’ (Bobbi Venier photo)

Sarah Simpson Column: Delayed gratification and the benefits of efficiency

I was driving with just my daughter the other day and we…

‘I chose my children’s breakfasts purely based on what dishes would fit best into the dishwasher.’ (Bobbi Venier photo)
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Sarah Simpson Column: Fish rescue proves hope prevails against all odds

They’re a species at risk and are only for catch and release in B.C.

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Sarah Simpson Column: Confidence: Give kids an inch, they’ll take a mile

My four-year-old daughter is now proud to fix her own Rice Krispies

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Sarah Simpson column: The bittersweet reality that is time

And don’t get me started on the time thief that is COVID-19.

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Sarah Simpson Column: Duncan barber a cut above school bullies

My husband texted me from work the other day. “Can you believe…

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