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Giving broccoli another try

A dear friend of mine recently commented that she didn’t usually “get” poetry. I’ve been pondering that statement from several angles. I’ve known more than one person who has said either that they didn’t understand poetry or that they didn’t … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 21

Home again, home again, jiggety-jog. We had a long drive yesterday from Thunder Bay to home, but a day that was not without its pleasures as well. We stopped to eat, to take photos and to enjoy the view, and … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 20

Our vacation is drawing to a close. Today we crossed back into Ontario, and into the eastern time zone, as well, both in the rain. Dr Fox declined to have his picture taken in a heavy drizzle, but agreed to … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 19

We got up early-early this morning and, after a quick breakfast with Daphne, Kevin and the dogs (and cat) we were off to Morden, Manitoba and our last museum, the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. This is a small museum housing … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 18

Today was a travel day from Drumheller to Regina. It was a good day, starting with waffles and strawberries and whipped cream in the breakfast room of the Super 8 in Drumheller. Then we did a short tour around to … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 17

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 17

Today I put on the T-shirt I bought at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. It shows the skeletal back end of a T. rex and a chunk of fossilized poop, and says “Coprolite Happens”. What fossil geek could resist that? We … Continue reading

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