Most of us at some point in our lives have tried to close our eyes and envision what the future may hold. Vision is simply seeing what is and imagining what might be. Vision is not crystal balling. If we could crystal ball, we would all be

Many years ago, Central United Church in Barrie appointed me as volunteer Treasurer of the Church. It was a great experience because on a limited budget we had to make sure the Church was a going-concern, and still make sure everything got paid. As soon as I

My parents, Gerrie and Marinus Vandevis, owned a grocery store in the Holland Marsh called the Marsh Food Store. It was a well-integrated and stocked store complete with local vegetables from the Marsh, fruit from Niagara, and a butcher and meat counter. We had a number of