Joan Janzen

Joan Janzen
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Joan Janzen resides in Kindersley where she enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering, working as a graphic artist, reading, and of course writing. She likes to compare her column 'Check It Out' to crafting a cake. Sweetness of humor and buttery flavor combine with otherwise hard to swallow zucchini-like information, resulting in a flavorful and fulfilling sensation.

Live Outside the Box in 2019

A teacher made the comment in class that if your parents have glasses, then you will probably end up having to get glasses, too. One...

Looking for the Extraordinary

 On Christmas morning a dad points and says to his daughter, "Open that one next, Sweetie!" The daughter unwraps the gift he was referring to...

A Different Kind of Christmas List

(Story originally published in The Kindersley Clarion.) Christmas is coming, and five-year-old Kinley Hildebrandt and her parents, Candis and Justin, and big brother Cohen would...

51 People Swindled is Too Much

 A newsboy was standing on the corner with a stack of papers, yelling, "Read all about it! Fifty people swindled!" Curious, a man bought a...

Did You Ever Wonder Why?

A little girl noticed several strands of white hair sticking out in contrast on her mom's brunette head. "Why are some of your hairs white?"...

The Political Games People Play

Charles M. Schulz (famous for creating the cartoon character Charlie Brown) said, "Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, 'Where have I...

The First Option Isn’t Necessarily the Best Option

The little boy's new baby brother was screaming up a storm, so he asked his mom, " Where did we get him from?" His mom replied,...

It’s Time to Tighten the Pickle Jar Lid

A woman met someone on line who told her he lived in a gated community. Imagine her surprise when she discovered he meant he...

It’s Another Surprise

You might enjoy these one-liners I found: "The dinner I was cooking for my family was going to be a surprise, but the fire trucks...

How Much Does It Cost?

A little boy asked his father, "Daddy, how much does it cost to get married?" His father replied, "I don't know son, I'm still...
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