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Around the House: The Big Switcheroo

As I write this, the Scotties Tournament of Hearts is taking place in Charlottetown and I’ve been glued to the daily TV coverage. It’s been a dramatic week full of great stories and even better curling. Hard to look away!

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Around the House: No spare? Prepare to throw a lot of rocks!

The first game of the season was last week, and it took several days to recover.

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Around the House: Opening Night!

It’s a mild October morning, and I’m scrambling through the daily routine. Lunches, last-minute chores, getting my head around the various tasks awaiting me at work – I’m in the moment and not looking too far ahead.

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Around the House: Curling etiquette

I remember it clearly: during one of the first games I ever curled, my skip gave me the evil eye as I slid down the side of the sheet talking to one of my teammates.

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Around the House: It’s team-building time!

The email from Betty-Anne arrived last week: “Hi Jean, I’m in charge of making up the teams for our Wednesday Night Business Women’s League. Could you let me know what position you’d like to play?” With a thrill of pre-season excitement, I realized that team-building time has arrived.

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Around the House: Volunteering comes naturally to curlers

Yes, that’s me in the picture, chatting away to a couple of guys who stopped by the Guelph Curling Club table at Stone Road Mall one crisp Saturday a few weeks ago.

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Around The House: Curling life on and off the ice

So you’re a recreational curler who spends a lot of time – or maybe only one evening a week – at your local curling club.  You love the game and the people you meet there.  

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