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Music Monday – “It’s Canada Day up Canada way on the first day of July/And we’re shoutin’ “hooray” up Canada way, when the maple leaf flies high.”

Is there any musician that defines Canada more than Stompin’ Tom?  And is there a better song to post on this long weekend of Canada’s 150th Anniversary? “Canada Day Up Canada Way” – Stompin’ Tom Connors

Music Monday – “She’s learning how to surf/Going with the flow/Peace out from San Diego/She is letting me go”

One of my favourites, Sam Baker, has another album that he just released last week. It’s already getting rave reviews from many quarters. “Peace Out” – Sam Baker

Friday Fun Link – Twitter Just Learned Sasha Obama’s Real Name (And That The Obamas Have Lied About Another Birth Certificate Issue!)

Although it’s shocked the online world to find out that Sasha Obama’s parents have lied about another birth certificate issue, I’m happy to report that our Sasha remains who we say she is.  😉

Great @ryanmeili Speech – “A Question of Trust”

I meant to post this when I first saw it as I thought it was a pretty powerful speech, so unique and different from the usual generic “blah blah” you hear from so many politicians. In it, Ryan Meili talks about the reasons why the general public doesn’t trust politicians.  He points out how politicians […]

Music Monday – “Take me to the place where you go/Where nobody knows if it’s night or day/But please don’t put your life in the hands/Of a Rock ‘n’ Roll band/Who’ll throw it all away”

Yesterday’s “One Love for Manchester” concerts, pulled together only a couple weeks after a terrorist bombing at an Ariana Grande concert are being compared to the 1970’s “Concert for Bangladesh“, the 1980’s “Live Aid“, the 1990’s “Tibetan Freedom Concert” and the 2000’s “Live 8” as another in a long line of notable benefit concerts – this being […]

Friday Fun Link – What Word Do You Always Mispell?

Reddit’s AskReddit community has lots of good, if repetitive, questions including people regularly asking what words other people regularly misspell.

Some Random Thoughts From #rcmpmusicalride in #yqr

A group of eight of us were very excited to take in the “Canada 150” Edition of the RCMP Musical Ride last night, not least of which because Shea’s cousin’s husband is an RCMP member who has been training for the last couple years so that he could be riding in the Tattoo for this […]

Canada Gains Library Talent From Trump’s America

I did a post a while back about the debate many Canadians are having about whether to travel to Trump’s America or not. The reverse is true too – in libraries and other sectors, Americans are looking to move to Canada to raise their families and live in a more fair, equitable and understanding society. […]

Diagramming How 52 Ninth Graders Spell “Camouflage”

(via r/dataisbeautiful)

Friday Fun Link – “Beep Beep, I’m A Sheep!”

I bookmarked this a while back.  A Regina man has created a comedy song that’s topping the charts.