June 29, 2013 I’ve been at the Lafleche 100 celebration on Canada Day long weekend. There were few people my age who I knew, and many of the oldest generation who I grew up with has passed away in the past decades. Cliff Day, who I remember from even the 1980s, passed away in May . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Lafleche Centennial, 100 Years of Awesome
Another accidental fire in Lafleche last night, this one attributed initially to careless smoking (is there any other kind?). The Flying Goose Inn, the only bar and hotel in town, burned to the ground. Months ago, M.O.M, the bus station, also burned.
The hotel, a few weeks ago, in April.
Adding a little heartache . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Lafleche Loses Another Building: Flying Goose Inn
Saturday’s road trip through the mist and fog yielded me the best wildlife photos I’ve ever had the privilege of shooting. Some photos from the earlier part of the trip I posted on Sunday morning.
Less than a few kms north of Glentworth, just turning toward the highway . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Deer-Tour Around Saskatchewan
I went on a road trip Saturday with my friend Adam K., down to my parents’ place, and his grandparents’ farm. On the way around southern Saskatchewan, we saw close to 150 deer and antelope, a snowy owl, a dozen hawks, a handful of Canada Geese, smaller birds, two dead raccoons, and the final resting . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Mini Solar Tour in the Fog of Wood Mountain and Glentworth
The last of the old Lafleche Red & White grocery store, and the former butcher shop that adjoined it to the north, has burned down. Most recently it was M.O.M a coffee shop and store. The main part of the Red & White had been torn down years ago. It was one of the many . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: More of Lafleche Main St. Destroyed