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... winter. Up north in the midst of the cold season it gets to about -40C, yes Celsius, and Smokey stayed there the whole time alone.
He used to come into the store while I was working as cooler girl and told me stories about the time he called a moose with a tin can and a piece of string. He told me about a time when was returning on his snowmobile from getting supplies, and a blizzard was making it incredibly difficult for him to get back. He found himself driving ...
... either. Our routine turned out to be an all out Candy Crush festival while we slurped down Judy's perfectly strong coffee and tea.
Three laptops going at once....the candies didn't stand a chance.
Friday, Dad and I hopped in my car and headed west for Wadena, SK and the simply named Wadena Bakery for some buns and bread ...
*** To place this in context and view the timeline, begin by clicking on 'About This Blog' *** Thursday, 20 December 2012 I awoke and looked out my window, from bed, and saw a red sky over the flat, snow covered Saskatchewan country-side. Large trees had been replaced with sparse groupings of low shrubs and bushes. I was back on the Canadian prairies. Having lived in Regina, Saskatchewan for a year I feel a need to get some corny ...
... at the railroad stations. This probably reflects the high price of grains over the past few years. I am sure Mark will have some views on these matters. There was more hay in previous days, further West and North. Even saw a feedlot for cattle yesterday.
As an overlay to the farming, oil and gas extraction is still going great guns -- all the way from Eastern BC through Alberta to half way ...
... a few busy months it was nice for us to just go at an easy pace.
The weather was really nice and we saw a lot of people getting married.
We managed to get a Motel on the second night called North Gate. When we got back to the B&B we said we had booked a hotel and they said "We hope you have not booked the North Gate" and we looked at them guilty and said yes. Apparently it was known to be ...
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