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Winesday: Barrielicious Birthday Dinner Review

  When I awoke Saturday morning, I was disappointed to see an overcast sky. I ran a few errands then arrived at Service Ontario shortly after they opened at 9:00 AM. The place was already lined up to the door, but, surprisingly, I was out…

Dragon Boat Festival

  Saturday was Barrie’s 14th annual Dragon Boat Festival. To date, the festival has raised over $1.6 million for a variety of local charities including the Barrie Public Library. My friend C from Wasaga Beach participates in the races so Matthew and I wandered down to…

January 17 – Today is:

Benjamin Franklin Day; Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

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January 17, 1967 - 40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatles' 'Penny Lane', at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the trumpet he used was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $10,846.
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