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Avid Hockey Fan Becomes Basketball Expert by the Second Quarter of Raptors Playoff Game

TUNNEY’S PASTURE, OTTAWA – “Who cares about hockey when there’s no Canadian teams in the playoffs!” boasted Stats Canada employee Kevin Talbot during the half-time of the Raptors and Heat game 7 conference semi-final. 321 more words

Ramsgate & Hackett

American Customs Officer Puts the Squeeze on Vegemite

VANCOUVER – Jack Beardmore found himself in a strangely Australian situation last month. The 28 year-old Aussie had picked up three tubes of Vegemite for friends at the duty free in Sydney before boarding his 15-hour flight. 234 more words

Ramsgate & Hackett

Findings--Jan. 22, 2016

TGIF. We were short staffed this week in the library due to illnesses, and I felt like I was being pulled in a hundred directions. But, it’s finally over, and I’m home and we’ve got no plans for tomorrow, which means I can spend the day reading and stitching. 205 more words

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Weekend Reading--1/16/16

My husband and I finally saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens this afternoon. The movie was even better than I expected. I was afraid to get my hopes up too high, but I really enjoyed the film. 198 more words


Weekend Reading -- 1/8/2016

Lots of folks still publishing roundups of 2015 this week.

I enjoyed reading Amy McLay Paterson’s article “I read 164 books in 2015 and tracked them all in a spreadsheet. 146 more words

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Weekend Reading--New Year's Edition

Welcome, 2016!

Here are a few links for the first weekend of the new year:

I love these tiny crochet teddy bears that Noreen Crone-Findlay has been making. 90 more words

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Weekend Reading--12/19/15

This week’s roundup of art, crafts, stitching, books and other links that caught my eye this week:

Have you been downloading and stitching the free 12 Days of Christmas series by Plum Street Samplers? 174 more words