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Fifteen dollars worth of bottles File Photo KDG

According to today January 24th is Beer Can Appreciation Day, The current BC government doubled the deposit on beverage containors in November of 2019. The person above said she had 15 dollars worth ,that was before the increase. We can imagine that she appreciates the raise. Maybe she will inspire you to appreciate Beer Can Appreciation Day.. Thank your lucky stars!

National Beer Can Appreciation Day Activities

  • Buy beer…. in cans. Doesn’t matter to me where you buy your beer.
  • Marvel at those beautiful beer containers. When ready, remove a single can from packaging,…
  • Drink the nectar within. Now crack that bad boy and enjoy the flavor that has been kept air tight…

On this Day: January 24th 1915

The Battle of Doggers bank.

Trenchless pipeline…

Pipe for oil field File:Photo KDG

The Trans Mountain pipeline people are using horizontal drilling as well as other methods to cause less disturbance in the laying of the extension of its pipeline to the Coast of BC.

The project is said to emplyee 2200 people and is building on 60 some years of reputation operating the existing line.

We will use trenchless construction techniques, where appropriate, to minimize disruptions. This may be used where the pipeline crosses roads and railways, for select watercourse crossings, and places with restricted workspace such as in some urban areas. Multiple trenchless construction techniques are employed with the selected methodology based on geotechnical conditions, available working space, and length of the trenchless crossing.

There is an antimated display on Trans mountains site for viewing and comment. The company included water courses in the employment of horizontal methods.

Trans Mountain today

On this Day: January 23rd 1846

Tunisian slavery ended.

Trees make the man

The dealine for the imput for the provinces Old Growth review is coming on January 31st. The panel is interested in presenting a report on the ecological, economic and cultural importance of old growth trees in BC.

Appointed professional foresters

Trees made this province what it is, opinion File photo KDG

Gary Market and Al Gorley are working for the province to report on this important issue. The data will be presented in the spring of 2020 your say can be given online:

On this Day: January 22nd 1946

The CIA is created.

Happy Rid the World of Fad diets day…

Country Kitchen open Denver aka western omelet
File Photo KDG

Some days ( at least fad diet) day you just got to eat. third Tuesday of every January is rid the fad remember the fat.

On this Day: January 21st 1915

Kiwanis founded.

Moon Photo KDG

Its probably not blue in color or mood sensitive but here’s a thought save any unnecessary grief (dumping ) on your future and the future of the planet, global warming and conflict in a jar of thoughts and trash it under the next blue moon fully 8 months away. Tell me if it helped…



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October 31st 2020 Blue moon

The time between one full moon and the next is close to the length of a calendar month. So the only time one month can have two full moons is when the first full moon happens in the first few days of the month. This happens every two to three years, so these sorts of Blue Moons come about that often.

Earth sky news

On this Day: January 17th 1773

The Antarctic circle crossed by sailors of Great Britain.

Hello World…

Process may could result in trial and election in 2020.

Bring to heel a US president…

Donald Trump impeached by House moves to Senate for trial.

On this Day: January 16th 2020

Impeachment of Donald Trump moves to Senate.

Fires and flood a part of life?

Eight severe storms , 1 wildfire, 2 cyclones, 3 inland floods is the tally for over billion dollars at each event.

On this Day: January 15th 1976

Shara Jane Moore gets life in prison.

Happy National Poetry day…

Along a short the horn blew,
tomorrow is near to be clear.
One more day you have spent,
not able or sure to repent.
Closer ever closer the bitter stuff,
lost time to regret and never forget.
Permanent pose is your life ,
no mercy in past stance to give.
Buck up my friend the horn looks waiting,
closing on que and thinking of you.
PP 2020

On this Day: January 14th 1973

The Elvis Presley satellite broadcast reach’s the most people ever in a live broadcast.

TGIF- Wolf moon

Moon rising File photo KDG

Full moon also a wolf moon.

The moon is full and its rising tonight. It will come with a lunar eclipse that will be seen in Asia viewing of the eclipse is poor in north America because of its time. A wolf moon is in some minds a traditions a moon that wolfs howl a lot at. The Moon to night is the first of 13 for 2020.

On this Day: January 9th 1431

An investagation for a trail of Joan of arc begins in Rouen.

Have a good weekend.

Taking the stairs starts early File Photo KDG

A lot of different days for January 9th including Play God day. Pick one that suits you.

On this Day: January 9th 2007

Apple I phone introduced by Steve Jobs.

Super computer on Burnaby mountain: BC Hydro.

There is a new bird on the perch at Burnaby Mountain, a state of the art academic computer. The project replaced transmission control center and is a asset in the quiver of Simon Fraser University as well as the country.

Simon Fraser University’s Cedar supercomputer is the most powerful of its kind in Canada, and it comes with some impressive green credentials.

“It’s one of the most energy-efficient data centres in North America, and in the world for that matter,” says former BC Hydro media spokesperson Geoff Hastings, now a CTV news anchor in Edmonton. “It’s an intellectual juggernaut that really puts SFU and the Lower Mainland on the map when it comes to research computing. And it’s an opportunity to really advance our civilization in a lot of ways.”

Data linked to CERN collider in Switzerland.

The project has a manager and is a partnership between BC Hydro and SFU.

On this Day: January 8th 1800

Victor of Aveyron is found wild after 7 years.

Double digit below centigrade…

A cold spell is forecast to start on Sunday bringing a prolonged cold spell.

Coming Sunday the local rod and gunners are having there annual fish derby on Mamit lake north west of Merritt off 97C. There is a 15 dollar entry fee and prizes include one for coarse fish. BJ Moore, the club president once again hosts the event that runs from 8AM to 2: 15 PM.

Ice conditions can change quickly.
File photo: KDG

On this Day: January 7th 1980

Chrysler corporation is bailed out by US president Jimmy Carter.

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