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13
Apr
More old school ties...

More old school ties...

Yes, Miss Warrington. I remember Miss Warrington now (thank you, Hugh Townsend).
She had non-flammable red hair and she loved using the strap. Hugh says she used to strap the hell out of him, back in 1949 at Acadia Street School in New Glasgow.
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31
Mar
Maritime musical weather chairs

Maritime musical weather chairs

As I heard the news that Kalin Mitchell was jumping ship from the CBC and going up to toil in that former milk plant on Robie Street that now houses CTV, it started me thinking (a dangerous thing! — ed.). 
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17
Mar
How I learned to love them, yeah, yeah, yeah!

How I learned to love them, yeah, yeah, yeah!

It was Labour Day weekend, 1964. 
Twenty-four people including myself and my first wife Diane, along with Orville Pulsifer Jr. and his wife Ruth, and 20 teenagers boarded an Air Canada Vanguard and flew off to Toronto to watch the Beatles in concert at Maple Leaf Gardens, in the heart of Hogtown. 
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04
Mar
Another Winter Olympics has come and gone

Another Winter Olympics has come and gone

Some random thoughts about the Pyeongchang Games:
 
l The International Ice Hockey Federation needs to get rid of the shootout. Immediately.
You should know I’d still be saying this if the 2018 women’s Olympic hockey results were reversed, and the Canadian women got the gold.
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18
Feb
Buying local? Frank does it in Dartmouth

Buying local? Frank does it in Dartmouth

There’s a new shop just opened on Portland Street called New Scotland Clothing. Owned by two guys who grew up in the Dartmouth/Waverley area, it’s part of the growing list of small businesses in Downtown Dartmouth.
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