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Thursday, June 5, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 7, N. 15

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Roads not taken
Thursday, June 5, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Given enough time and sufficient roads I have always seemed to have been able to find a road that will get my vehicle stuck. But today I only show you the roads I didn't take and drove on. Fifteen pictures.

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Today In Ensign

* Roads not taken

Today in Ensign years past

1 year ago today, story 2, story 3,
story 4, and story 5

2 years ago today, story 2 and story 3

3 years ago today, story 2, and story 3

4 years ago today, story 2, story 3
and story 4

5 years ago today, and also

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May 11 to 17
May 4 to 10
April 27 to May 3
April 20 to 26
April 13 to 19
April 6 to 12
March 30 to April 5
March 23 to 29
March 15 to 22
March 9 to 15
March 2 to 8
February 23 to March 1
February 15 to 22
February 9 to 15
February 2 to 8

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Table of Contents

Ensign's Index - Partial

Contributor's Index -

Find out about the contributors to Ensign and the article index of each.

Tim's Tip of the Day

The facts of life are that we are all doomed, face it and accept the inevitable but while there is still time make the best of the life and abilities you have. The light you shine will warm others.

Ensign Notes

Summer holidays: That's right, 2003 is the first year since 1991 that we have had a chance to take a holiday. During June, July and the first two weeks of August we will have some intermittant days when Ensign will not post. Our plan is to do some tripping and camping here in Saskatchewan. Today were were touring the Weekes area.

Golburn Valley Oilmill
Wednesday, June 4, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Family business munches and crunches oilseeds for fun and profit.

The militaristic and statistical tools of corporative marketeers: the sacking and the sapping of the Fair Market
Wednesday, June 4, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
It appears as though the war in Iraq was planned long before 9-11 as Vice President of the United States company, Halliburton, had been given contracts for work there after the expected war. As in other stories like this we present you with a summary of the story with the details in the references.

House number three rising
Wednesday, June 4, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The walls are up and the new house has taken shape offering what amounts to a two story house.

Some holes are bigger than others
Wednesday, June 4, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The town crew keeps fixing them, one after another, today by the park, tomorrow on 95th and Friday by the hospital.

Some holes are deeper than others
Wednesday, June 4, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Well drilling is one of man's ancient struggles. Today we get a glimpse of the process as a large diameter well is dug South of Tisdale.

Farmyard of the past
Tuesday, June 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is another farm yard now no longer the home to any person but left behind as a remnant of what once was, horse barn and all.

Nest of birds
Tuesday, June 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
An unusual discovered of a couple of vintage cars parked side by side on an abandoned farm.

Wascana Geese
Tuesday, June 3, 2003
by: Ole Loberg
We all know that Canada geese are social beings and we have observed how they live in pairs and feed alternately so one feeds the other stands guard, now we discover that their ability to work together far exceeds what one would expect of an animal with the brain the size of a walnut.

Monday, June 2, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This story discusses the roots of Saskatchewan politics which seems to be a total void in understanding by press and media people and also a huge number of right wing politicians.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, June 2, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
The computer is fixed, as Gerald photographed the Relay for hope and warns us of wildlife on the roads around the park.

Greenland 2003
Sunday, June 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The rain certainly has made the countryside look considerably different then things were like at this time last year.

Grad Car 2003
Sunday, June 1, 2003
Each year we have picked out at least one car and showed it on this site, this page has links to past years.

Relay for life -$186,000
Saturday, May 31, 2003
by Timothy W. Shire
One of the largest events in Saskatchewan as over 300 survivors and more than a thousand others spend the night as they raise an unprecidented amount of money for Cancer research. This is a very large story with two QuickTime VR pictures and a large page to access the pictures taken at this remarkable community activity.

The New World Order of Bush&Co.: The intersection of government, business, military and lies
Saturday, May 31, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
This short story is in actual fact a summary of a wide range of material that Mr. deSantis has compiled. Its like hearing only the punch line of a joke, it won't mean that much to you unless you check out the powerful references that are listed at the bottom of the story.

Relay for life today
Friday, May 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
An army of volunteers were in the process of converting the playing field and arena into a complete fair grounds this morning as preparations for the afternoon and night's activities.

Say no to pot, or, fine, pay the ticket!
Friday, May 30, 2003
by Jonathan Colford
We are proud to post McGill's (Toronto) active journalist Jonathan Colford who writes on everything from sports to politics in both his college paper but also in local Toronto publications. He is amused at the irony of the new Marijuana legislation.

On Regression: the case of Dr. David Cassidy and the case of President Bush
Friday, May 30, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The US president has just appointed an advisor who is committed to the concept that a greater inequity in income is good for the economy. The story and its references illustrates the economic basis for this kind of thinking.

Parkland Photography Club May 2003
Friday, May 30, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
This club continues to grow and develop as this month they recognise each others achievements and challenge each other to new frontiers. The Macro pictures are interesting as they are about to wrap up their season at the end of June.


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