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Buy a House, Get a Dog for Free

My younger sister purchased her first house in the late 80s. She didn’t start with a dog, but then she did buy a house.

When I visited her in her new house, a black dog greeted me in the back yard. 273 more words


Remembering my best pal

A few days ago I met a couple of Labradors – one black, the other golden. Being the friendly dogs that they are, they greeted me in time-honoured Labrador fashion by licking my face, which brought back fond memories and was all the incentive I needed to write this post about my dear old friend Blackie. 848 more words


Unsecured hay bale causes serious motorcycle crash in southern Alberta: RCMP

A Calgary woman was airlifted to hospital on Sunday after a serious motorcycle crash south of the city.

It happened on Highway 23 near Blackie, Alta. 129 more words


Do animals "feel"?

They say that animals don’t “feel”.

Meet Blackie. At least that’s what we called her, as kids. It may even have been her real name, it’s been so long I’m no longer sure. 340 more words


alienorajt reblogged this on Chronicles of an Orange-Haired Woman! and commented:

This moved me enormously and is something I have always felt myself.

Heavy equipment batteries stolen from same Alberta location twice

High River RCMP are investigating an unusual crime – the theft of “Catapillar” brand batteries from heavy equipment.

Police said in a news release six batteries, valued at $2,000, were removed from electronic road signs being used to repair a road just west of the town of Blackie, southeast of Calgary. 82 more words


In 10 photos: A day in Hong Kong

I was recently introduced to Blackie, a nifty black and white photo mobile app, with which I’ve been having lots of fun experimenting. I love the film simulations and manual controls which allow for extensive image customisation. 113 more words

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