Tag Archives: 1968-69 opc

Where did the seals go?

Took the kids to the Toronto Zoo last week to see the elephants.  It’s not exactly clear just how much longer the zoo is going to have elephants, given a recent kerfuffle about the living conditions an elephant requires in … Continue reading

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One of the tougher Orr inserts

There are a number of sets that I’ve basically avoided dealing with because I know there’s a really nasty (read “both expensive and popular”) card in it that I really don’t want to try and get.  The insert set from … Continue reading

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The best line I’ve heard so far about trade deadline day

Last night, after we got back from the grandparents’ house, my seven-year-old was telling me about playing NHL2K11 with his uncle. “I didn’t pick Toronto,” he said, “because I didn’t think I could win with them.” My daughter walks into … Continue reading

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What, pray tell, is a diamond cut?

It’s always interesting when a term that one assumes to be universally understood turns out instead to be just part of the local vernacular. Years ago, when I was at a summer job working with tourists, I gave someone from … Continue reading

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