Another nice day on the praiire

By: plapman , 12:57 PM GMT on April 19, 2007

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Today will be sunny with the wind becoming southeast 30 km/h early this afternoon. A high of 19 (66) id forecast. Tonight will bring clouds with a 30% chance of showers. There is a risk of a thunderstorm. The wind will be SE at 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming south 20 this evening. An overnight low of 9 (48f) is expected.
I went to a community consultive group meeting last night. We're a group of citizen who meet with the RCMP to discuss the local crime situation and ways of lowering the crime rate. It was an informative evening with a presentation by the chair of the Manitoba Crimestoppers program and a briefing by the inpector in charge of the Portage detachment.

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4. Frozencanuck
5:07 PM GMT on April 19, 2007

>>>Excerpts from a Dog's Daily Diary
>>>
>>>8:00 am - Dog food! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>9:30 am - A car ride! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>9:40 am - A walk in the park! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>10:30 am - Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>12:00 pm - Lunch! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>1:00 pm - Played in the yard! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>3:00 pm - Wagged my tail! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>5:00 pm - Milk bones! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>7:00 pm - Got to play ball! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>8:00 pm - Wow! Watched TV with the people! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>11:00 pm - Sleeping on the bed! My favorite thing!
>>>
>>>
>>>Excerpts from a Cat's Daily Diary
>>>
>>>Day 983 of my captivity.
>>>
>>>My captors continue to taunt me with bizarre little dangling
>>>objects.
>>>
>>>They dine lavishly on fresh meat, while the other inmates and I
>>>are fed hash
>>>
>>>or some sort of dry nuggets. Although I make my contempt for the
>>>rations
>>>perfectly clear, I nevertheless must eat something in order to
>>>keep up my
>>>strength.
>>>
>>>The only thing that keeps me going is my dream of escape. In an
>>>attempt to
>>>disgust them, I once again vomit on the carpet.
>>>
>>>Today I decapitated a mouse and dropped its headless body at their
>>>feet. I
>>>had hoped this would strike fear into their hearts, since it
>>>clearly
>>>demonstrates what I am capable of. However, they merely made
>>>condescending
>>>comments about what a "good little hunter" I am.
>>>
>>>Bastards.
>>>
>>>There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I
>>>was placed
>>>in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However,I
>>>could hear
>>>the noises and smell the food. I overheard that my confinement was
>>>due to
>>>the power of "allergies." I must learn what this means, and how to
>>>use it to
>>>
>>>my advantage.
>>>
>>>Today I was almost successful in an attempt to assassinate one of
>>>my
>>>tormentors by weaving around his feet as he was walking. I must
>>>try this
>>>again tomorrow -- but at the top of the stairs.
>>>
>>>I am convinced that the other prisoners here are flunkies and
>>>snitches. The
>>>dog receives special privileges. He is regularly released -and
>>>seems to be
>>>more than willing to return. He is obviously retarded. The bird
>>>has got to
>>>be an informant. I observe him communicate with the guards
>>>regularly. I am
>>>certain that he reports my every move. My captors have arranged
>>>protective
>>>custody for him in an elevated cell, so he is safe. For now ...
>>>
>>>


ENJOY DEAR FRIEND....CATS RULE
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3. Frozencanuck
2:38 PM GMT on April 19, 2007

Canadian Oil Shortage

There are a lot of folks who can't understand how we came to have an oil shortage here in Canada. Well, there's a very simple answer......
Nobody bothered to check the oil. We just didn't know we were getting low.

The reason for that is purely geographical. All our oil is in Alberta.

All our dipsticks are in Ottawa.


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2. plapman
2:28 PM GMT on April 19, 2007
Good Morning FC
Yep the weather is great here too. I came to work this morning with just a hoodie.
That Buck enjoys his walks even at -30 in a blizzard lol.
Have a good day
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1. Frozencanuck
1:18 PM GMT on April 19, 2007
Good morning Plapman. Hope your day goes well for you. Temps here are on the rise as well and its nice to be able to go out without a heavy coat. Take care dear friend. Buck will enjoy his walk today I am sure.
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