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    We are told (US, EU and China) that the NWP is not ours and it is public passage - Even though it is right between two of the largest islands of out territory.

    I guess that means the Aleutian islands are free passage between as well

    A great segue to this gem..

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    Excellent.......I'll bet it was originally sung in Gaelic.
    Life's different here ... It's a whole 'nother pace.

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    Also.....another rendition of this song is here.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJqh...re=emb_rel_end

    What is interesting (likely only to me) is one of the band members is using what is called (I believe) a technique called "claw hammer" picking on a banjo (4:30 or so)....I mean you just don't see / hear this any more....
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    Quote Originally Posted by bill_bly_ca View Post
    We are told (US, EU and China) that the NWP is not ours and it is public passage - Even though it is right between two of the largest islands of out territory.
    Clearly Canada needs to form an alliance with Russia and Norway and take them to court.

    In the name of all the brave men who gave their lives searching for the NW Passage, I raise high a pint of Molson (OK, 3/4 pint of Victoria Clasica in these circumstances).

    Hearing a good balladeer in person can be an emotional experience. Once I stopped at a small bar in Arcata, California, for a cold brewski or two. The place was packed and stone silent except for this Irishman who stood above all at the far end of the bar singing Oh Danny Boy without any instrumental accompaniment. It was the saddest, most heartfelt song I've heard in my life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daddy-YO View Post

    Hearing a good balladeer in person can be an emotional experience. Once I stopped at a small bar in Arcata, California, for a cold brewski or two. The place was packed and stone silent except for this Irishman who stood above all at the far end of the bar singing Oh Danny Boy without any instrumental accompaniment. It was the saddest, most heartfelt song I've heard in my life.
    Here is mine..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9XcuN5hZwk "Durham Town" by Roger Whittaker
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Corn Tom View Post
    Also.....another rendition of this song is here.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJqh...re=emb_rel_end
    That's his Son on the right.

    Stan perished in a flight from Dallas to Toronto in 1983 - Fire on board causing an emergency landing in Cincinnati - The survivors state Stan was the one bellering at the top of those baritone lungs the direction to the exit.

    Stan

    My Dad had all of Rogers Records and a big ol' Electrohome console - Played them often. I could actually listen to Roger when I was 12 yrs old - Nanna Muskuri (sp) ? Not so much


    Here is Stan's second best know song with a little intro about how it came about at the beginning.

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    Excellent,,,,,,
    Life's different here ... It's a whole 'nother pace.

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    Barrett's Privateers - a curious re-interpretation of Canadian-American history during the Revolution War of 1776-83. Wiki's account clarifies much. Pirates of Nova Scotia raiding American merchant ships for their gold. This particular tale was a losing encounter for the privateers - America did after all, with some help from the French, win the war - but this song is clearly the source of a great deal of national pride, as you can tell by how it's sung. It is regarded as one of the Royal Canadian Navy's unofficial anthems.

    Rogers was only 33 when he died in that plane fire. Such a strong national artist taken in his prime.

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    Friend sent me this one because he knows I like Land Cruisers.

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    Learning a foreign language is learning how to think differently.

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    Tractor supply had a sale on trail cams - 2 for $99 (About $70 US)

    10mpix - It is for the land up on Manitoulin. When we head up later in the summer we will post them at a couple points and then pick them up in the fall to see what walks about - Mind you it will probably be set as camera mode and not movie mode.

    A search of Q12 stealth camera reflected to this video from Algonquin park. Algonquin is am amazing park only 3 hrs from Toronto It is just shy of 3 Million sq miles

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    So the Landcruiser and a slight grind when turning left - Looks like I need new front right bearing - Not "Now" but soon - As I am doing replacment of the lower ball joints as a preventative measure - I'll haul foo the steering knuckle and drive it out to a place around the corner that can do this press work. Tundra/Tacoma/4runner/Land Cruiser are all very very similar


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    Musti gets a lawn mower going again..

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    Today at 4:30pm EST, 3:30 in Nicaragua, 1:30 in AZ, SpaceX plans to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. Elon Musk has the stuff that makes me believe in American capitalism. (Otherwise the stock market going gang-busters while the US economy tanks makes me wonder if it isn'r all a mistake.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daddy-YO View Post
    Today at 4:30pm EST, 3:30 in Nicaragua, 1:30 in AZ, SpaceX plans to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. Elon Musk has the stuff that makes me believe in American capitalism. (Otherwise the stock market going gang-busters while the US economy tanks makes me wonder if it isn'r all a mistake.)


    We have to remember that this Covid thing is just a bump in the road.

    It's easy to lose perspective (even easier if you died from it),, kind of like the forest and the trees thing.

    I've loving this Red / Blue thing,, and look,, >>> may I speak plainly?
    All those NE blue states that suffered the inordinate number of Covid deaths were not going to vote for Trump anyway.

    Nor are the current hot spots of LA, DC , and Chicago big Trump fans.

    All the TV advertisements now start out,, "We are all in this together in the difficult times of Covid 19 . . . "


    In fact, we are not. There are winners, like Elon Musk. And losers, like Sleepy Joe.

    it's the same way in Nicaragua.

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    Space X - cool
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    Andrew C mailtains his funky fork lift - I like the way this guy rolls...

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    So apparently today's SpaceX flight was with Bob and Doug.




    They did not take off eh




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    So with the land "up Nart" There are black flies - Pretty bad on the island from mid May through end June I am told.

    Also up here in Canuckistan we have a publicly funded film company called the NFB (National Film Board) - they do quirky stuff like the US similar "School house rock" of decades past, up to serious documentary stuff.

    This little ditty was posted on the group for Manitoulin Island and I remember days in grade school when the open reel tape player would roll in to English class and we had to write on some aspect of NFB content. I remember this one quite well..



    Their channel has thousands and thousands of hours of content from Canadian culture down to African conflicts , US and EU items just on and on it goes..
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    More building at Red Poppy Ranch

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    A farewell to the MD-80

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    Here's how SpaceX has made manned space flight affordable, reusable main rockets:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daddy-YO View Post
    Here's how SpaceX has made manned space flight affordable, reusable main rockets:

    There was a piece on the UK/BBC show "Click" which showed the fuel tanks being 3D printed with metallic pellets and Lasers
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    Hovie's Garage goes over how he made a new life on youtube - Kinda sentimental sniffly rubbish from a rather well off Youtuber (But I do enjoy his channel though)

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    On the weekend we got to the camp to find the 12V supply had tanked. Amazon to the rescue $244 Canadian for a new one.. This guy is a dynamic speaker (not)

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