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Taking in a Quad City Flames Game

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Yesterday after many more family good times, we piled into the car and drove over to the Quad Cities (which consist of Davenport, Rock Island, Moline, and Bettendorf) to catch my first-ever AHL game. Driving through the countryside from Iowa to Illinois we followed a breathtaking sunset that made the entire sky glow from orange […]

Mats Sundin Signs with Canucks

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Well it finally happened after months and months of speculation, waiting, and getting tired of the tease. Former Toronto captain Mats Sundin has officially signed with the Vancouver Canucks. Photo credit: Aaron Webb “Vancouver Canucks General Manager Mike Gillis today announced that the team has signed free agent centre Mats Sundin. In keeping with club […]

Monday Morning Link Fest: Welcome to December

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Pop open day one of your chocolate countdown calendars, it’s December! To celebrate, here’s a hearty Miss604 link fest. – The Best of 604 is still open for nominations until Wednesday, December 3rd. On Thursday I’ll flip over to voting, including all nominees on the ballot. I won’t have a current total view on the […]

Notes to Nourish Holiday Cards

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When I worked for some big companies my wrist would often get sore and cramped personally signing my name on 300-500 holiday cards for clients at the beginning of December. Now that my client list is somewhat smaller, sending seasonal greetings is a much more pleasant task especially since we’re pretty much a paper-free office. […]

Red Poppies, White Poppies, No Poppies

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Photo credit: david on Flickr Last year I included a note about the great poppy debate in a blog post. I first heard about white poppies through a BBC article in 2006, and also from DaveO, who does an amazing White Poppies series on his podcast year-round. Both red and white are the colour of […]