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    poppy count – status the first

    Monday, October 31st, 2011 Posted in Random Burbling, Those Who Volunteered | No Comments »

    The poppy count has been slow since Friday's launch. In fact, it was so slow that I ended up counting poppies I saw on tv screens (mostly News & hockey ... Read more..

    2011 poppy campaign

    Thursday, October 27th, 2011 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | No Comments »

    launched today... Per the press release, poppies will be available for sale to the general public on October 28th. Edmonton, you're on notice. I'll be counting poppies beginning on Oct 28th to ... Read more..

    #movember donations

    Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | 5 Comments »

    Many of my friends are participating in #movember this year. Since I'm not, I'm planning on counting poppies and making a donation to one of their campaigns. The big challenge ... Read more..

    How will you remember?

    Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted in Lighter Side, Random Burbling, Those Who Volunteered | 8 Comments »

    Veteran's Week takes place from Nov 5-11 and this year Veterans Affairs Canada is asking Canadians to Make remembrance more than something you feel. Make it something you do. (2011 theme ... Read more..