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Book review: Let’s Go to the Hardware Store, by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Melissa Iwai

Rockwell, Anne. Let’s Go to the Hardware Store. Illustrated by Melissa Iwai. Henry Holt & Co., 2016. $16.99. ISBN 9780805087383. Unpaged. Ages 4-7. P7Q7… 131 more words

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The pioneer Foote and McBride families of Nelson B.C.

By Sam McBride

My great-grandfather John James “Jim” Foote of Perth, Ontario (about 50 miles southwest of Ottawa) arrived in Nelson , B.C. in 1899 at age 38 to work as a blacksmith at the Silver King Mine.  2,063 more words

British Columbia

Lowes Is Cutting Jobs and They Are Also Hiring? Someone is Confused!

The home improvement corporation Lowes, stated in January they would cut 2400 jobs with a majority of them being at store level.  Now they are stating there will be 500 job cuts at their main headquarters in Mooresville, NC (my home state.) Here is the real kicker…Lowes states they will post 100 new positions at their corporate office in Mooresville and 600 full-time customer support personnel and central production staff in their Wilkes county offices. 302 more words

McBrides and Extended Family Were Heavily Involved in Pioneer Hardware Stores in Calgary, Kootenays and Perth, Ontario

By Sam McBride

For about a century there were several members of the McBride family and many more of the extended family working in the hardware store business in North America, predominantly with the firms of A. 2,639 more words

Neill Anthony Roberts & Shakespeare's lodge at the start of the Internet Amor!

Just to have your back they can’t just go on twitter Neill Roberts it really is only hearsay, so I will personally now return for the lodge the only thing your allowed to scribe for people it your favourite line of all time:- 296 more words

2nd 22nd Century

No Receipt?

How often have you purchased something and lost the receipt before realizing you need to return your purchase? If you’re like me, you probably do it often enough that you’re used to the drill. 207 more words

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The Hardware Store, A Play In Three Scenes

4:23. I stride confidently into the Great Lakes ACE Hardware store. I know what I need. It’s an O-Ring for the plastic watering tank we’re hoping to keep goldfish in this winter. 176 more words

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