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Cold Lake Kid, SASS # 51474

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  1. As the head of Purchasing and Material Management for my city, I was sitting at a council meeting, waiting to make a presentation and answer questions about a multi $$$$$ dollar, years long commitment we were getting into. At the same meeting, a number of home-owners were there, to protest the fact that the homes they had bought or had built, were very close to our sewage treatment plant and the prevailing wind sometimes brought sewage odors and the smell of Chlorine (used to sterilize effluent). The plant had been there for about 18+ years before the homes were built. One person t
  2. He was Colonel in Chief of my Regiment, The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa
  3. I just heard the officer and the Chief resigned after a vote by their city council to fire them. Talk about a rush to judgement!!
  4. As a young Subaltern, (LOWEST OF THE LOW)I heeded my NCOs and that kept me out of a lot of trouble in the Drill Hall and in the field. Now in the mess, with no WO or sgt handy, Oh Boy!
  5. One thing to remember once you are retired Pat: (Ask me how I know!!)
  6. I heard he was bringing Tequila for the entire Saloon!
  7. Here's my favourite .45-70 from my herd. It's a Pedersoli Sharps with a vernier sight and a Hadley eyepiece. I found shooting a near max charge of TB under a 350 grain lead bullet was very pleasant to shoot and very accurate. Varget and some other powders, while doing the job did produce a lot more felt recoil. Not that it was too hard to handle, due to the weight of my Sharps. (You do know they sold them by the pound don't you?)
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