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  • Hardcore Fringers — I Respect You!

    If you don't know about hardcore Fringers, let me tell you about them.

    View Full Post | 07/13/2011 6:20 PM

  • Gardening most popular summer activity

    I did a poll. An informal one, but a poll all the same.

    View Full Post | 07/13/2011 5:26 PM

  • Local corn!

    No two words in the English language cause me to instantly pull over faster than Local Corn. It doesn't matter where I'm going, or what I'm late for... I will always instantly pull over for a sign proclaiming "Local Corn". Up until I have seen the sign, it has never occurred to me that I am in great need of corn right that second, but apparently that is the case. A sign that says simply "Corn" is just another sign. Local Corn means break lights.

    View Full Post | 07/11/2011 9:38 AM

  • Softball is the greatest

    Big thanks to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for putting together Batting Against Breast Cancer this past weekend. Not only was it in support of a great cause, but it reminded me that playing in a softball tournament is among the greatest things in the world.

    View Full Post | 07/11/2011 9:32 AM

  • "It's a Winnipeg Thing" Celebrity Edition Pt. 2

    Part two of quotes from some more great Winnipeggers of note on what it is about summer in Winnipeg means to them. These are awesome. Thanks again for all the submissions so far. Keep 'em coming. I'll once again leave my remarks underneath their quotes.

    View Full Post | 07/7/2011 4:50 PM

  • The great Baldy Mountain climb!

    Baldy Mountain is in the Duck Mountains, north of Dauphin. It is beautiful, and on July 4th I climbed it in a world record setting 5 minutes 58 seconds. Someone even added it to Wikipedia which is awesome. Here's the entire Wiki entry.

    View Full Post | 07/5/2011 3:17 PM

  • Celebrity Edition Part 1

    First off, the entries so far in the "It's a Winnipeg Thing" have been awesome. Thanks to everyone for their input. Along with your entries, and some of my own... I thought we should get the views of some other notable residents in our great city. I'll add my own thoughts after their quotes.

    View Full Post | 06/29/2011 4:39 PM

  • The pits

    I'll start with this... one of my favourite things about summer in Manitoba is also illegal. I should also state that I publicly and strongly discourage anyone from engaging in this activity. Instead, go to a public beach or backyard swimming pool to swim.

    View Full Post | 06/27/2011 8:21 AM

  • Summer Fridays in Manitoba

    Over the past few years... a new digital signal has come along which perhaps more than other, is a sign that summer good times are going down in Winnipeg. It goes like this...

    View Full Post | 06/27/2011 8:14 AM

  • Fishing rules. Period.

    There are few things I like more than fishing. Period. The photo of me with the pike is from a couple of weeks ago, a great start to another great year of fishing.

    View Full Post | 06/24/2011 8:34 AM