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Month: May 2004

By Giv'er Miramichi / May 27, 2004 / 0 Comments

Last Saturday Kellie and I were driving by French Fort Cove on our way to work, and we noticed tents set up and a lot of activity going on. We had stumbled onto a group of Venturers from across New Brunswick competing in a provincial challenge. I’m a little slack on details since Kellie had…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 27, 2004 / 0 Comments

The French Fort Cove is so beautiful this time of year…I just have to post some pics from my last walk… An unusual site at the cove this year is the “Mitten Tree”. It holds all of the items lost this winter by people out playing in the snow.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 27, 2004 / 0 Comments

I was just thinking about how fast the weather changes and thought I’d post these 2 pictures…one taken in April, the other in May.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 21, 2004 / 0 Comments

Wally Gator practiced his swing today at lunch time. At least some of us were working!

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 21, 2004 / 0 Comments

Long weekend, here we come! Nothing better than a long weekend to get your spirits up and motivated. My family’s annual “LobsterFest” coinsides with the Victoria Day weekend. So Escuminac, get ready for 15 seafood lovers to raid your supply. Wishing everyone a safe long weekend! Remember, party responsibly.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 21, 2004 / 0 Comments

Miramichi River Valley Tourism (MRVT)has been encouraging uniform signage in our communities for the past year. Boiestown was the first to put up their sign, that proudly states “Boiestown, Gateway to the Miramichi River Valley”, followed by Doaktown with “Doaktown, Heart of the Miramichi River Valley”, and this month the Village of Blackville has put…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 20, 2004 / 0 Comments

“Rescue our Hospital, Resuscitate our Future” Well we survived the Great Hospital Protest of 2004, and man was it ever a protest! In case you have been in hibernation for the past few weeks, an estimated 1,200 people from the Miramichi Region put their diversity aside and shouted loud and clear (literally) at the New…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 19, 2004 / 0 Comments

What a beautiful day in Miramichi! I’m sitting here at the Miratech building with the door wide open listening to birds singing in the summer. The sun is shining, there’s a lovely cool breeze, I’m wearing my Mighty Miramichi.com sweatshirt and have fresh fiddleheads in my lunch bag. What more could you ask for?

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 17, 2004 / 0 Comments

We’ve got a petition online in support of no cuts to our local hospital service. Check it out and please sign. Click here.

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 6, 2004 / 0 Comments

Getting back to the Laughing Bear Lodge . . . you know, the novel we’ve been working on together . . . Andrea suggested it might go more quickly (and could even be more interesting) if we wrote it by sentences rather than chapters. And I think that’s a plan, certainly worth trying. Could be…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 3, 2004 / 0 Comments

A couple of weekends ago while I was at the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick Annual General Meeting, the rest of the Mighty Crew were in Moncton for the Lifestyle Show at the coliseum. Here are a few pictures Stacy sent me to post. People filled out ballots at the Mighty Community booth to win…

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By Giv'er Miramichi / May 3, 2004 / 0 Comments

Stacy and I got a jump on our tourist activities of the summer and took a road trip to Moncton on the weekend. This is a great shot of downtown on Main Street. You can see the famous Capitol Theatre on the left. The reason for our rather spontaneous departure for the city lights of…

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