Monthly Archives: May 2002

Chore and Filmmaker

*Amigo’s Cantina, Saskatoon, SK* I’ve only heard one song by Chore and never heard Filmmaker, but when a show works into a scheduled visit to Saskatoon or Regina, we try to go. Thiat is unless it’s a really awful band. … Continue reading

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"We had the red and white, now we got the blues" Radiogram – Can America

Last month I read a quote in a BMX magazine about Cory Nastazio. They made fun of the fact that he thought Canada was an American state. I read that and thought he must have landed on his head a … Continue reading

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House Husbands

House hippos are the cutest animal on television. They are used in the ad to show children that not everything you see on television is real. It has also turned into a bit of a joke around here. See, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Real Estate Agent Came Howling

So we heard sirens today, to most people this is not news-worthy, but in “Small Town” it doesn’t happen often. On our evening walks we have noticed several homes that have been burned and abandoned. We started to think about … Continue reading

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Too cool for school

It occurred to me – as I think it occurs to many young teachers of a similar ilk- that my interests (football and pop music in particular) would be an advantage on the classroom, that I would be able to … Continue reading

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A big deal out of nothing

We went to a high school graduation this weekend. I’m not sure why schools and students make such a big deal out of high school graduation. I guess by the time you screw around at dead end jobs for 6 … Continue reading

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"Small Town" (noun) – 1. pure evil masquerading as good see also: George W. Bush

Well it’s official, we’re moving at the end of June. There are still a lot of things to decide and plan, but we’ll just take it as it comes. So far, the plan might be to move to my mother-in-law’s … Continue reading

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Don't you know that old folks homes smell so much like my own?

Well it’s amazing how fast things can change. We had to get out the pros and cons list again and we all know what that means. Looks like we’re moving again. Not to Nelson, BC yet, but at least closer … Continue reading

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why we don't belong in "Small Town" reason #874

I need my CPR and first aid before I can graduate. So that’s what I spent 20 hours of my weekend doing. We went to Saskatoon on Friday and I had class that night and all day Saturday and Sunday. … Continue reading

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