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Alderson – The Star of the Prairie

From humble beginnings as a railway siding known as Langevin to the “Star of the Prairies”, Alderson was set to be one of the most important population centres on the Canadian prairies. How did it all end up as an … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Saskatoon

What do you get when you combine an early morning, Tucker the Dog, and an old threshing machine? Watch and find out…

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Farewell Hodgeville Elevator

We’re sitting inside our truck this morning, hiding away from the rain while waiting for an estate sale to open. Naturally, we are browsing Facebook to help pass the time when we see a post telling us that the wooden … Continue reading

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The Badlanders

If you have been following us for any length of time, you know we are big fans of the National Film Board of Canada movie called “Every Saturday Night”. We have made special trips out to places like Garden Plain … Continue reading

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Seeking Donna

Last September a descendant of the Cooley Brothers named Donna reached out to me. She gave me her phone number so we could chat further and I could learn more about the Cooley Brothers of Chinook, Alberta. Of course, life … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. What did I learn from this report? ¬†That I really need to find time to write more. ¬†Only five postings over the course of an entire year? … Continue reading

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Moving Weekend

It started on Thursday night. I was at the airport, seated in a comfortable leather chair.  My right hand firmly squished into a frog puppet and clutching a bunch of flowers which had been dyed green for St. Patrick’s Day.  … Continue reading

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