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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Conclusion)

4 — The Return I knew that after I had traversed Main Street, I would have a duty to perform. I would thank the young man at CityTV for his assistance. I would learn that his name was Neels, that … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 3 of 4)

3 — The Goal In the fall of 1869, Canada invaded the North-West Territories. A 25-year-old Métis, a failed priest and indifferent law clerk, said, Wait a minute! You didn’t ask me. Canada did not ask the Métis of Assiniboia … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 2 of 4)

2 — The Trek Main Street Winnipeg is not friendly to jaywalkers. I decided, wisely, to walk down a block to the lights and use the crosswalk. It is perhaps the second most dangerous crosswalk in Winnipeg, the apex of … Continue reading

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GATEWAY TO A NATIONAL DREAM (Chapter 1 of 4)

1 — The Search We were ready to leave Winnipeg a week ago, but I said no. I said we must see The Forks. It is one of the city’s magical places. And silently I said to myself, “I will … Continue reading

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ASSHOLES & RECTUMS (Conclusion)

2 – The Ugly Ones Many Republicans are more accurately described as rectums.  They are lovely.  They subscribe to many principles to which we all willingly subscribe. For instance.   Some Republican principles are individual freedom, minimal government, and economic security.  … Continue reading

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ASSHOLES & RECTUMS (Chapter 1 of 2)

1  – The Lovely Ones I have been thinking of assholes.  Ever since Stephen Colbert referenced  Windsor, Ontario, as the asshole of the earth, and then immediately revised  that observation to state that the title possibly belonged to Winnipeg, Manitoba. … Continue reading

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CHASING HISTORY (Chapter 8 of 10)

MANITOBA UNPLUGGED Sunday morning, July 10th, Prince Albert.  Visitor information centre closed.  John and I spent the better part of an hour trying to find the museum.  We found one sign, but it gave no directions.  We asked at a … Continue reading

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NEEDED NOW – READERS WHO WILL WRITE

  I have been on the road for a while, so my regular posts have fallen by the wayside. Now I’m back home, and have I got stuff to tell yuh!  The post about Walmart in North Battleford was an … Continue reading

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