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57 Channels and Nothin’ On

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So I bought a .44 magnum it was solid steel cast
And in the blessed name of Elvis well I just let it blast
‘Til my TV lay in pieces there at my feet
And they busted me for disturbin’ the almighty peace
Judge said “What you got in your defense son?”
“Fifty-seven channels and nothin’ on”


Pretty Picture

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I’m sorry, someone has likely taken this same picture…I can assure you the only person around when I took it today was an old man shuffling down the broken street to meet his equally old friends for a Pilsner at the local watering hole.


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Cars in a Slough v 2.1

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It would seem as though a bit of snow has fallen over the Canadian prairies.


Little House On The Prairie

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This little (not really LITTLE) house intrigues me.  There’s not a single tree surrounding it, which is rare on the Saskatchewan prairie (wind breaks…don’t want to lose that precious topsoil)…and the first time I visited it the front door (devoid of glass) was locked.


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The vast Canadian prairies are vast.


Lyons House, Manitoba, Canada

Lyons Abandoned-3All of this home’s former inhabitants are long gone…but this house still stands empty and cold another year.


Cars in a Slough V2.0

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A Plymouth and a VW walk into a slough…


Cars In A Slough

SASKATCHEWAN-123 There is an abandoned farm down the road from my cousin’s farm.  From the road, in a regular car, you can’t see these in the slough, but one day I was in my cousin’s grain truck…and there they were!  I trekked out, and here they were, better than expected.

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70s-tastic

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Is this place creepy because it’s abandoned…or because of the decor?


What’s For Dinner?

PilotButte-32Nom nom nom


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Refreshing

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Somebody’s Having A Bad Day

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Good Livin’

Bounty-48I’m moving in to a new place today.  It’s nicer than this place.


Prairie Sunset

GirvinCraik-86A friend said to me the other day, “why don’t you take any pretty pictures?”  There is beauty in all.


Please Take A Seat

MJPasquaClaybank-56Someone will be with you shortly.


Dear Kevin Cronin

MJPasquaClaybank-12I’m sorry that your band is rotting away in a field in Saskatchewan.  No hard feelings, ‘kay?


Be Vewy Quiet…We’re Hunting Wabbits

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See here how the alpha truck hides in the bushes and stalks his prey…


The Obligatory Stove

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As Tabula Rasa always finds pianos, in Canada the theme leans towards the culinary…with emphasis on the “lean”.


Getting Schooled

SaskatchewanJuly2014-206Tabula Rasa challenged me to post a skool pic.  Here’s a tiny, one room Prairie skool house.


Turn Your Speakers Down

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Can you hear the wallpaper from where you’re sitting?


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Does The Moss Come Standard?

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Storefront #3

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Beaver Lumber in Canada is no more.  All that remains is the shell of a prospering community.


And Now For Something Completely Different

SaskatchewanAugust-299Not everything that is abandoned is dark and bleak.