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Old 07-02-2010, 12:54 PM   #11
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Cha Chink!... Cheers to my Canadian Fwiends!!
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:11 PM   #12
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lol alix, sorry.

i like dominion day better. sounds more intimidating.

well no matter, happy c eh n eh d eh day.
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Old 07-02-2010, 01:16 PM   #13
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lol alix, sorry.

i like dominion day better. sounds more intimidating.

well no matter, happy c eh n eh d eh day.
I like Dominion Day better too. You have no idea how long it took me to say Canada Day instead. Sheesh! Change is hard for me. I think our American friends were scared when we called it that though, now that we call it Canada Day the border is much easier to cross...you guys don't like being dominated much.
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Old 07-02-2010, 02:10 PM   #14
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I lived up north (just south of the border) and it was always called Dominion Day. The border was always easy to cross. One time, the agent came out of the hut, soda in one hand, sandwich in the other, and asked how we liked our Mazda...
We would also go up to a recreational lake that straddles the border, drive to a spot on the road where there was just a small barbed wire fence, along a golf course, we'd hop that and run across to get Makintosh Toffee in that little rectangular box, English on one side, French on the other.
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Old 07-02-2010, 02:20 PM   #15
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happy belated canada day to all you canucks. now please come take your geese back.

I know you guys are still peeved about the plane going down on the Hudson because of Canada Geese...but still....

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Old 07-02-2010, 08:53 PM   #16
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thanks, you are always so helpful.
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A belated thanks for all the Canada Day wishes.

It actually became my "Independence Day" because Dad has been transferred to a physio rehabilitation ward at the hospital and is now eating for the most part on his own and they only want me coming up once a day (it is a very strict program). This is big because we almost lost him 4 times during the last 2 months.

Happy July 4th to all my American friends!
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That is encouraging news Laurie. I hope he continues to get better.
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I lived up north (just south of the border) and it was always called Dominion Day. The border was always easy to cross. One time, the agent came out of the hut, soda in one hand, sandwich in the other, and asked how we liked our Mazda...
We would also go up to a recreational lake that straddles the border, drive to a spot on the road where there was just a small barbed wire fence, along a golf course, we'd hop that and run across to get Makintosh Toffee in that little rectangular box, English on one side, French on the other.
Oh man I love that stuff! I remember when I had braces as a kid I wasn't allowed to eat it and that was a tough couple of years. DQ made a blizzard with toffee pieces in it for a while. Mmmmmmm.
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Oh man I love that stuff! I remember when I had braces as a kid I wasn't allowed to eat it and that was a tough couple of years. DQ made a blizzard with toffee pieces in it for a while. Mmmmmmm.
Yeah, I went through the "can't have MacIntosh's with braces thing". It was a killer. Though I actually found a way around it. I would put it in the freezer until it was very hard, hit the unopened box with a hammer or pot or something and then suck on the shards. At least I got the taste and "stick to the roof of your mouth affect" without tearing out my braces.
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