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Women Like

One fun thing about working in an archive is that I get to see some really fun, funny, nostalgic, or disturbing advertisements.  I found this one in a 1926 Brandon Sun newspaper.  If it’s too small to read, click on it to view it in a larger size. Now, as a woman of childbearing age, I laughed out loud when I read this ad.  But, as a woman of childbearing … Continue reading

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Repacking Made Easy!

Finally, someone who gets it!  Anyone who has moved (especially long-distance) within recent memory knows that it can be more than a slight annoyance to repack all of your electronics in their original boxes for transport.  Somehow, the styrofoam pieces never seem to fit properly and you can never figure out where you’re supposed to put all the little doodads that came with the item.  So, I think most of … Continue reading

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FEVER OUTBREAK!!!

This is a warning to all persons residing in southern Manitoba.  There have been reports of a rapidly spreading fever outbreak throughout the southern portion of the province.  Symptoms, which are very quick to develop, include: a desperation to spend as much time as possible outdoors, a refusal to wear heavy clothing, and an insistence upon opening windows to allow outside air into our homes. This extremely contagious fever can … Continue reading

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