Moving to Saskatoon
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- Slip-sliding away.... 4 weeks ago I spent Saturday at a hockey tournament in a small town called Radisson, west of Saskatoon. I whispered into the boys’ ears at 7am, and we snuck downstairs to grab breakfast and get on the road. The hockey bags were loaded into the boot, and we took the highway towards North Battleford, a...
- The Mystery of the Slain Smurf 2 months ago It’s almost the end of January, and the month has flown by. I don’t know why this is so, as January usually crawls along bleakly, but a lengthening of daylight hours and a busy schedule seem to have conspired to lessen the dull drag of the month. Hockey is still in full swing, Beavers and...
- A Second Christmas.... 4 months ago in Saskatoon is approaching with alarming speed, and while I haven’t spent quite as many hours in easy tears as last December, this is the hardest time of the year to be away from home, family and friends. I managed to bake a Christmas cake this year, which was too much effort last year, and...
- Saskatchewan is Bleeding Green 4 months ago We went ice-skating last Sunday at one of the indoor rinks, and once the post-skate ritual of hot chocolate and cookies was over, we went shopping. The store was fairly busy, and every so often one of the staff would make an announcement regarding the current score in the football game. I...
- In Remembrance 5 months ago November has arrived in Saskatoon, bringing the first snowfall, and the dark mornings and evenings of Winter. There’s a miasma of sorrow that coats this month; it’s the month of All Souls, the month that remembers those who have died in the service of their country, and it’s the month that...
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- 10 Essential Facts about Living in Saskatoon/Saskatchewan Expat Blog Awards 2013 Winters are cold in Saskatchewan Icicles on eyelashes cold. Our first clue as to what a Prairie winter is like should have been when our friend in Toronto didn't manage to muffle her horrified shriek quickly enough. “Is it that bad?”, I...
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19:49 PM November 13, 2012
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20:27 PM November 13, 2012
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20:36 PM November 13, 2012
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01:11 AM November 14, 2012
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