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J.D. IRVING TO BUY GOOGLE???????

Saturday, March 07, 2009

Colleen Howe dies!!!


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I believe Eric Landros parents could have took some pointers from her??

Sad...

PUT YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR BEFORE GOING TO BED!!!

UNB Professor Alan Sears was surprise with email from Mongolia that he just been blogged by Charles LeBlanc!!!

This guy is a great volunteer at the Fredericton Soup Kitchen.

He doesn't check my blog regularly but he received an email after I blogged his picture.


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God knows who reads this blog????

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Charles,

Just to let you know that I heard from a former student of mine who looks at your Blog from Ulan Bataar, Mongolia -- which just shows you there is not much to do in Mongolia in the winter!

Keep on blogging....

Is Tom Shock still working for 92.3 Fred Fm???

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I just noticed someone searching this question in my blog?

I haven't listen to 92.3 Fred Fm since I began boycotting that station in April from last year.

But I will admit that I listen to their news once per day at 11:55am!!!

So? Is Tom Shock still working at that station?

Please let me know?

Merci!!

Harold Doherty continues interview with Blogger about Autism!!!

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Should kids with Autism be allowed in the regular Classrooms???

Click below for the youtube -

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If you enjoyed that one?

Here's part one -

Part one of my interview with Harold Doherty

Part two -

Part two of my interview

You can check the Iron Horse Blog by clicking below -

Harold Doherty boring Blog

Did you find a set of keys in Fredericton?

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Bathurst Mothers ask for Liberals and Conservatives to cooperate on Van Angels Law


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On Thursday February 25, we met with the Conservative Caucus to discuss our concerns about the Coroners Act and the proposed new policies and guidelines of the Department of Education regarding transportation of school children to extra curricular activities.

One of the messages that came out of the meeting was the need for the Liberals and Conservatives to cooperate in making the necessary changes to the Coroners Act and the Education Act.

Click below for their website -

Van Angels website

THE CITY OF FREDERICTON IS A DANGER ZONE!!!

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Nothing better than going to the Farmer's Market for a Family outing eh??? Still better than Saint John I guess?

You would think that the entrance of the busiest area in the City would be clear???

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AGAIN????? I GOT TO BRING MY OWN CHEESE!!!! Sigh.....

But he never charge me extra for the cheese!!!...:P


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The less fortunate of the City of Fredericton always make a couple of bucks at the Market.

Some do some panhandling and others collect empties.


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The individual doing this job must have ADHD???


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I still say there won't be any flood this year!!! < Not as bad as last year >


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Much safer to walk on the street!!!


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My favorite street ever!!!

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My boots are all wet!!!

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I guess during the next few weeks, I'll use the big guns!!!!


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I believe this time of year it's safer to take the Fredericton Transit!!!!


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Andrew Nason died a couple of days ago!!!!

Most of the readers wouldn't know this guy.

I didn't know either a reader gave me a description.

This happens to me alot. The guy who got hit by a car on his bicycle and died near the Superstore a few months ago.

I don't know who he was but if I saw his picture? I should know the guy.

Going back to Andrew Nason.

I wrote back- Ohhhhh Andrew??? < Then I knew who they were talking about >

I have known Andrew for a couple of years. He used to live in the shelter.


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This young guy didn't say much < Not too me anyway >

He never wanted his picture taken and I respected his wish.

He was always polite.

I guess he passed away a couple of days ago.

Here's a friend of the guy who sent me this email this morning.

Sad.

Charles,

When a person makes a choice to become involved with drugs they do not look ahead to what lies down the road.


They live only for that moment in time, Family , friends, people they work with can try to warn them, they see the dangers, feel the pain and heart ache that the addiction is causing but your friend, your brother, your client whatever the addicted person is to you has become enslaved to their habit. They may have moments or weeks sometimes even months of clarity and try to shake themselves free of it but in the end it almost always draws them back.


It's difficult to see someone you have grown fond of go down that path, it's impossible to know how to help.


Yesterday it happened again. Someone far too young was taken, became another statistic a nameless face in the war against addiction...


Not to those who knew him, to those who had the privilege to know Andrew he was a gentle kind hearted soul. He reminded me a teddy bear with a red beard. I shall miss our talks, his love of Caesar salad, and the smile he always had for me even when things were not going right in his world.


Andrew I wish I could have been more help, I wish I had known how to reach into your scarred heart and find the path out for you. But I know that in the end only you and you alone had the power to do that.


My prayers go out to your family, to your circle of friends and to all the frontline workers who had the honor of working with you through the years. May we find comfort in this quote from Thomas Campbell.


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"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die." ~ Thomas Campbell

POLL OF THE DAY!!! SHOULD ENERGIE DRINKS SUCH AS RED BULL BE BAN FROM NEW BRUNSWICK???


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I still say it's a Wanta be ADHD drink!!!!

I might add this is one of the most popular Poll.

Many have voted in just a short period of time!!!

IT'S A HORSE RACE!!!!

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Very close!!!!

GO CAST YOUR VOTE ON THE TOP RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE BLOG!!!

Irving Blogger does have a way with words!!!

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Enjoy!!!...lol


Yesterday, as I found myself stopped at an intersection on the way home from work, I could see the flashing lights of a parked police car just ahead of me. There had been a fender bender....a bus and a car bumped. Though it could've been a tragedy, it was just a really big scare for the driver I'm sure. How do I know this when I was only a passing person? Because my friend Charles, bloggerman extraordinaire was at the scene (of course) snapping photos, interviewing the car driver, asking questions.

You'd think there were 12 Charles Leblanc's in this city moving about snooping, prying, celebrating, promoting, ranting, youtubing, talking, walking, politicing, blogging.....the man is EVERYWHERE!


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Yes, right in the thick of the accident scene up pops ADHD Charles wearing his bright blue and white winter jacket with BLOGGER embroidered on the back getting the dirt on the situation and before you know it......zip, zap....zoom....he jig jags through the traffic to get to the other side of the street while lighting a smoke.

My God, Charles you make me laugh! How do you do it???? You've got radar bits in that baseball cap of yours. honest to God, you don't miss a damn thing around here! And you know what???

Thank God for YOU. You keep things hopping and you stir up big pots of bullshit to make sure people can smell the rank of it. You make sure people know the beauty of this province, especially this city and you make sure people from all walks of life are recognized and applauded because they matter!! You have no qualms about showing off the warts and wounds of the ugly side of this community and because you do that, you make people THINK, and ask WHY!

One of the things I miss the most since my office moved to Siberia away from downtown is that every once in a while I would get a knock on my window from crazy man Charles to meet him out back for a chat....a la blogger style. Good conversations we had eh? Ah, but all off record. I miss the window knock...or just bumping into Charles and being introduce to an Irving, or a Cabinet Minister, or a local community member, outreach worker, journalist.....he knows them all...and they know him.....and sometimes....well OFTEN it seems, Charles and I know many of the same people and don't even know it until something serendipitous happens.

Tonight, Charles asked me to post this Youtube of a woman from Fredericton who composes and sings her own songs. He wants you lovely and talented people who read my blog to have a looksee and listen. The video was composed in one take off of Charles' trusty camera, so its a bit rough around the edges, but I do believe the song and the singer have some talent. But, I'm a bit biased. You see.....Charles didn't know this, but I know the woman. It was at least 3 years ago I think when we met and what happened during our conversation which last a couple of hours was a magical moment when grace lightly floated into my office. Right beautiful Sharon? I remember....and I think you do too. YOU are an angel.



It was a pleasure to hear her voice....I knew she was trying to find it again....... So, have a listen and let US know what you think. And Charles??? Thank you for asking me. It's my pleasure. You do much for many, besides drive people crazy. lol!
I highly recommend a trip to Monsieur Leblanc's busy blog to check out the photos and commentary which streams along like a current of activity. The link is on my sidebar......

ST.MARY'S LASTING IMPRESSIONS BIG SALE!!! UP TO 70% OFF THEIR PRODUCTS!!!

My God? I wish I had some money!!!

They have to get rid of their stock.

There are some much stuff!!! They had to sell them from the St.Mary's Dollar store!!!

You want jackets or other stuff for your kids for the spring?

This is the place to go!!!!

They're going to be there for the next two weeks I guess?


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Yvon Cormier better known as the The Beast funeral will be this morning at 11:00am in Memramcook....


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I wish I had a car? I would have attended this Acadien hero last moments with the citizens of Memramcook.

My deepest sympathy goes out to all the Family members on this very sad day....

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Friday, March 06, 2009

A song of hope for dying child Hugo Cormier who is being ignore by Premier Shawn Graham!!!

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I believe this song would be appropriate for such a tragic event!!!

I video the girl last week and she's good!!!!

I believe she would love to dedicate this song to Hugo Cormier!!!!

Click below -

P.S. If you love the song from this amateur? Spread the word on the information Highway!!!


FREDERICTON WAS SUPPOSE TO GET 5 CM OF SNOW!!! YEAH RIGHT!!!

It's 10:15pm and it's raining very hard outside!!!!!


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Un journalist curieux de savoir pourquoi j'etais dans le North Side???


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The hardest part of the walk was the Westmorland Bridge.....


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Spring is just around the corner!!!!


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I still say there won't be any flood like last year!!!