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The Shootist Orders Breakfast

I travel unfamiliar roads, uncertain of my destination bumping along in  squealing oxcart, much to my embarrassment.  I desire to be a man that can kill and clean game without leavings in the flatland territories. Hah, I say, I always say, hah in my dreams. All in green riding Where’s my horse? I could be driving

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Buy Nothing Day Dream

I’ve forgotten the dream I had about sleeping in the river with the fishes, the first time I’ve ever had a dream starting in a poem instead of the other way around. But dreamt another dream last night. I have recurring dreams about grocery stores, which are now usually too big for me unless I am

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The Poem Before The Dream

MUDDY FISH The farmed trout look mildly ashamed wrapped in the fridge, never having seen the wild. Anthropomorphizing I forgive  their providence. They’re fresh after all. I’m the sort of man gets his fish from the store, the river too far for him to walk.  The walleye he wants undisturbed, gathering light, on the bottom.

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Where’s the Beef?

  At Frigs Natural Meats, an all local, all organic, butchery, in a small strip mall on Main on the right, just after the Perimeter. Monique Perro introduced us to the meat bringing it home. Even the mince, as my Aussie (pronounced ozzie, thank you very much!) wife calls the ground beef, completely convincing in

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Big Beef and Barley Stew

Prep Time – 30 – 60 minutes (There’s usually time after every stage to do the prep for the next one). Cooking time (includes prep time) – 2 hours Step One 1 onion, diced 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 or 2 sticks of celery sliced Ghee (Clarified Butter) or olive

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Tomato Soup For the Bowl

I like soup. Hot soup on cold days is a lot of soup in Manitoba. I only have one soup recipe in Vicipedia, Komst Borscht, but plan to learn others. I like carrot ginger soup, I like minestrone, hot and sour, but not the spinach soup I had yesterday at the Free Press Cafe. The

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