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Archive for October 2012

It all happened so fast…

October 26, 2012

by Anonymous I was standing on a stepladder this weekend pruning one of our trees. I had even thought about what would happen if I fell (and had taken care to have my really sharp tools where they wouldn’t stab me) but didn’t really expect to fall. I’ve done this job many times. But as […]

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Be spooky and safe this Halloween!

October 19, 2012

By Theresa Trant Less than two weeks until Halloween. You know, I’m not one that gets excited about Halloween but I know there are many people here at work who like to dress up and/or decorate their work areas. Orange streamers and lights make their way onto the walls, skeletons hang from office entrances, styrofoam […]

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I said a hip, hop, the hippie, the hippie to the…

October 18, 2012

By Matt King Okay folks, as we announced a few weeks ago, we’re having a contest to win an iPad 2, and time is a-running out! If you want to take a look at the rules/guidelines, head to that last blog post about the contest. If you don’t, then here’s a recap: to enter the […]

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Safety and the movies: The Hunger Games

October 12, 2012

By Lauren Smith I was counting down the days all summer…. I finished the first book in The Hunger Games trilogy back in June and eagerly anticipated the video release of the film (because I didn’t see it in theaters). I was excited to see the characters I grew to love animated in front of […]

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Raking leaves – it’s an aerobic activity!

October 5, 2012

By Theresa Trant I live in an older neighbourhood with lots of mature trees. In fact, we have the largest poplar tree I’ve ever seen rooted majestically in my front yard. It looks great in the summer but come the fall I’m pretty much wading through inches of leaves and trying to remember where I […]

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