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Pick Up Percy Please

Percy is a friendly large male black lab, found abandoned on South  Edgeware and Highbury on Feb. 3. His ear was going to rupture due to an untreated extreme ear infection. The City of St. Thomas does not provide vet care for sick or injured dogs in the City pound. Percy would have been euthanized if All [...]

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eBook Workshop

eReaders have been rapidly growing in popularity. I, personally, find them absolutely fantastic – convenient and portable. I like being able to carry around 125 books in my bag without lugging around the weight. But, to be honest, all of the eBoo...

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Have you heard? We’re moving! (Temporarily)

It’s official! The library will be closing for a short period (a little longer than two weeks,) beginning on Saturday, March 19, 2011. During this time, we’ll be packing up the library and getting ready for the big move to Elgin Mall. On 9:...

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Kaos 91.1 Radio

So I’m doing a radio interview today with a station called Kaos 911 in Alberta. They do an indie spotlight and liked my music. Of course I went online to do some quick research and right away noticed something cool on their website. They have a bi...

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Came for the meeting, Stayed for the food!

I was fortunate enough to sign my name up and say “Yes, I will be attending the St.Thomas Community Garden Information Session” when the facebook event appeared in my in box. I had heard about these unlawful community gardeners last year when they tried to take a vacant lot and …

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Donald Miller

Every now and then I re-read Don Miller’s “Blue Like Jazz”. It’s a comforting book to me, makes me realize I’m human and that we are all similar. Don has a great way with words. It’s so easy to get it... he paints a picture in your mind ...

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Cold Blustery Day

It’s cold out there and I can hear ice pellets hitting the glass on my “office” window outside. Yesterday was plus 4 ish and we enjoyed the warm sun. It felt like vacation. It’s amazing how nice the warm sun feels after a long cold winter......

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Charlie Sheen Epic Win

How do you turn a Charlie Sheen train wreck into an epic win? Schmoyoho, youtube 
“songifyers” mashed up several stand out quotes from Sheen’s crazy interviews and made him look cool again. I have to admit, I’ve been very interested in the ...

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What’s Happening @ Under The Umbrella

At Under The Umbrella there is always something new and exciting happening. With weekly promotions, new creations, fundraising events and special programs there is a lot to keep up with.  I decided to make this blog entry so that you can catch up on what is going on and join in the fun at the [...]

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If you are following

Man... it’s been a great week... I’m pumped to start a new one. Today I’m filming two videos to finish them all off, then Matt has to edit and get them ready for the release. In the past I’d just record an album and let it go, so I’m not us...

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Missing Pug

A fawn coloured female pug has gone missing in the south end of St. Thomas. She has been missing since Wednesday and is probably wet, cold and hungry. If you have seen this dog or know her whereabouts, please contact the blog and we will en devour to reunite the …

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Weekend SPECIAL from Under The Umbrella

          March 4th-6th weekend special. This set of stained glass on canvas retails for $60.00 but this weekend only it is 25% off and can be yours for $45.00. The canvas has be tole painted and the chicken and the goose are hand crafted in stained glass and then mounted to [...]

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Welcome

Welcome to the Photo section of the St. Stomas Blog. From amateur, to professional, to just having an appreciation of photography in general. It would be nice to have a place to showcase our city, its people, and the events going on here. Also have a section of tips and techniques for those who are [...]

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Steeped Tea & Everyday Style Party

  Come join us for a Unique Home Party full of  great Tea’s, Food samples, Products and Friends Consultants Jason of Everyday Style  and Ann-Marie of Steeped Tea are joining forces to host a combined party of Everyday Style  food samples and products along with Steeped Tea fine loose leaf teas and accessories. It will be an [...]

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New Month and a New FREE DRAW

                                                                 Well here we are, a new month and  dreams of warmer weather to come. It is that time again for a new “FREE DRAW from Under The Umbrella. This month’s piece is a stained glass butterfly on a wood base. This free standing piece would look great in any window or on an end table or [...]

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Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant

  Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant or Happy St.David’s Day Sure you know all about St.Patrick and how he rid Ireland of the snakes, and even if you didn’t know that was St.Paddy’s claim to fame… you know that on March 17 people across North America will be swilling green beer …

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St. Thomas Caring Cupboard Food Bank Fundraiser

Purchase a Stained Glass Shamrock during the month of March and a donation will be made to the Caring Cupboard. This hand made Stained Glass Shamrock is 3″ X 3″ and sells for $10.00. For each one that is sold, Under The Umbrella will donate $3.00 to the Caring Cupboard. Buy a Shamrock for good [...]

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Morning everyone

Well February is coming to a close and we will all be glad to see the end of winter as well. I am working on some cool new stained glass projects for March. There will be a new “FREE DRAW” promo starting on March 1st as well as a new Fundraising project.  If you know [...]

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Stars Win!!

The St. Thomas Stars were in action tonight in their first round and first game playoff matchup against teh St. Mary‘s Lincolns. The Stars began their road to the Sutherland Cup in fashion as they defeated the Lincolns 4-3 in Double Overtime at the Timken Centre tonight. Kevin Zacharuk potted …

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