Carla Chavez

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Alberta’s oil woes: typical downturn or end of an era?

The hits just keep on coming for Alberta. Falling oil prices could now send the province into a recession this year, according to the latest forecast from the Conference Board of Canada. Despite the protestations of Premier Jim Prentice, other similar predictions are sure to follow given the spate …

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

Guitar

October 26: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Mars, planet of action and energy, moves into the most outgoing area of your chart on your birthday, making is easier for you to reach out to other people. Be daring and dynamic by all means but don't forget about feelings – your own and other people's.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 -</b> …

The Life You Want

Imagine waking up everyday ready to conquer the world. Looking great and feeling great. No headaches, backaches or the medication to prevent them. Full of energy and drive. Ready to get better at the things you know, and learn more about the things you don't. Excited to see your family because they …

The Craziest Excuses People Have Given for Calling in Sick

At least they didn't try "My dog ate my PowerPoint"?<p>Sometimes you really need to take a sick day, and sometimes you really <i>want</i> to take a sick day. If you fall into the latter category and decide to go for that time-off request, take heed from a new survey...<p>In the just-released results from …

Weird

The 10 Best Yoga Poses for Inflexible People

Once Barbie and GI Joe started doing yoga, we could pretty much call it: Yoga is officially everywhere these days. But all that stretching and …

Yoga

10 Easy Pieces: Modular Closet Systems, High to Low

Why does storage sometimes seem like the answer to all life’s woes? Maybe it’s the promise that if we could just get our acts together we’d have time …