A celebration of the industrious, hard working beaver. Who’s a bloody nuisance. The Dam Busters, Valley style. Kashub Days. A brief history of Polish people in Renfrew county. Poles meet the Kashubs! A review of Andy’s choir concert and their traditional vocal hygiene.
Spring has truly taken hold in the Ottawa Valley and it is good. However, Steve’s daughter’s dog’s has health maladies. The spring critter count update. Suicidal deer and turkeys. Charlie the stupid raccoon. The sacred raccoon burial ground. Insurance claims and deer hair. The smelt takeover of Golden Lake. Fascinating information on all these aspects of life.
With spring truly here the lads lament the end of curling season, then discuss exciting modern advances like digital television, digital rabbit ears and digital pizzas. Onto spring flooding, half loads. The session ends with still more discussion of the Canadian Senate.
Signs of spring. Vic health update. Sap season ends. The Ottawa Senators. The Senators who live in Ottawa. Andy, Steve and Vic have their weekly chat about signs of spring in the Ottawa Valley. No song this week.
A discussion about the listening station in Deacon and the spying going on all around the Valley. The permafrost in Wilno. A wistful look back at the magic of childhood when you’ve got firearms. A new song about the Flat Earth.
A chat about some of the sights as you tour the Opeongo Line. Some interesting history about the towns of Balaclava, Deacon, Foymount, and others. Racism! Hockey! Fighting! Hockey Fighting! And a nod to Stompin’ Tom Connors.
Vic goes to Cuba! A recap of his hot, sunny Caribbean Vacation. More on the hole in Toronto! Bitterness about furnaces. Ice fishing. The big one! Cuban recycling and crafts. A new song about Canadians travelling to Cuba.
Andy, Steve and Vic are back to discuss snow and it’s impact on the Valley economy. Vic gives his latest health updates and discusses his uncle’s beloved tarp. The podcast ends with a new tune inspired by Vic’s tarp story.
Wild mink threatening joggers! Discussion of the upcoming winter fairs including the major SnoFun versus Snow Fun Vs Sno-Fun controversy! TheBraeside Men’s Cake Bake! A song from Steve which sounds like it’ll be the theme song.