Salvage Sunday #1 – History In The Shadows

When I started Boomdeeadda, I really had no idea how often I would post or if anyone would actually ever visit. Well, almost two years and over 270 posts later, here we are.  I had some fun the other night going back to a number of older posts and reading them again.  Do you ever […]

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It Only Sounds Romantic In Stories

Even though we live on the Canadian prairies, these days, far fewer families actually make a living farming.  The latest stats provided by this Alberta Agriculture Report in 2006 state that there were 49,431 farms in Alberta.  A decline of 7.9 percent from their previous survey in 2001.  What’s interesting is the total area of farmed land […]

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We Would Have A Lot In Common

I just love old black and white photography.  I’ll even stop to look at box’s full of old photos at flea markets, it doesn’t matter that I don’t know the families.  To me, these old photos are like little time capsules, revealing the past.  I was looking at some old pictures of my grandma and […]

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A-mazing!

I’m quite enjoying fall in the condo.  Unlike my friends  who are working hard in their gardens, I didn’t have the usual chores we did for so many years at our lake home. No leaves to rake, pumps to take out, docks to bring in or gardens to clean up.   Instead we’ve been taking in […]

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