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‘Throwback Thursday’ Story – The Time I Got Robbed Back in 1991
‘Throwback Thursday’ Story – The Time I Got Robbed Back in 1991
It a “Throwback Thursday” as the Facebook and Twitter theme goes. In the spirit, here goes a story from years ago. Back in 1990 through 1991, when I was 18 and 19 I worked overnights at a Need’s Convenience which was and still is a franchised convenience store chain. For those who find this on-line through tags or a Google search, it was the one on Queen St. in Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada. Read Mo
Edmundston, New Brunswick: A Nice Weekend Getaway
Edmundston, New Brunswick: A Nice Weekend Getaway
Our summer vacation this year is a trip to Halifax, where I was raised for a few days, then we’re off to Edmundston, New Brunswick. We’re bringing my mother in-law and she is a first timer to Halifax. We’ll probably check out Peggy’s Cove, the downtown waterfront and drive by all of the places that meant something to me. For example my old schools, my childhood home, maybe a few work places too. R
Any Places You Loved From Your Youth Disappear?
Any Places You Loved From Your Youth Disappear?
As I get older more and more of my youth disappears either by a bulldozer, by failure over time or just due to a revamp. At any rate a place in Halifax we used go after the other bars closed has now closed for good. The Palace also known as 'The New Palace' has closed I guess because of changing times and demographics. It was such an institution in Halifax The Barenaked Ladies referenced the bar i