Posts Tagged ‘sunny manitoba’

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Gosh, I just heard the mayor of Brandon, Manitoba on the radio: “Minus 17 this morning. We wonder what we’ve done to deserve this.”

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And a psychologist from the University of Manitoba was quoted as saying there’s been a higher number of cases of depression this winter and he thinks it might be weather-related.

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My father just telephoned from “sunny” Manitoba, as he likes to remind me, to say there’s a huge snowdrift out by his bee hives and he can’t get out there to check on them.

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Poor bees. So much to do and so little time.

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Umm, Dad? Mayor Decter?

All those times you laughed about the west coast rain, the grey skies, the foggy mornings, afternoons and evenings… We kept quiet because ¬†while we envied your days of cloudless blue, we didn’t really envy your frigid car-won’t-start winter mornings or your itchy bug-bitten summer evenings.

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But now? Well, we don’t really know what you’re talking about.

However, if you’re searching for a peaceful place to contemplate the spring thaw, you’re always welcome to wait it out in our guest room.

Toast and honey on the house!

Nicholas B photos


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