Daily grievance and fun

Just Frigid!

2018 starts on a frigid note... frigid as in -30 C which feels like -42 C due to gusty winds coming from the Arctic circle... a whole week of such conditions.  Funny because it has been recorded that parts of Canada were colder than the North Pole. This too shall pass! It might be cold… Continue reading Just Frigid!

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Observation, People

Thanksgiving Day

Contrarily to our American friends, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October, nearly a month and a half before they do. Thanksgiving Day ends up on the second Monday of October so, this year, it falls on October 9th. What happens? It is a statutory holiday so nobody works and those who do are paid double. Mostly, this… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day