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    T.C.A., TBAY + Dominion Day Trout

    Canada Day is upon us! For many of us, this celebration equals camp, fireworks, raiding the LCBO (like it’s the apocalypse) and savouring the first long weekend of the summer. Prior to “Canada Day”,…

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    Alex

    Where the Hell have you Been?

    Hey Alex Inspired, where the hell have you been? GREAT question. I’ve been here, there and everywhere. Sadly, just not here, in blog-land. Writer’s block and lack of inspiration tend to be common themes…

  • DIY Christmas Wreath - Fresh Green Christmas Wreath | Alex Inspired
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    DIY Christmas Wreath

    So I haven’t blogged in awhile… I wasn’t nominated for “Best Blog” from the Walleye – which made me have a good giggle. Do you think it was because I bashed them for their…

  • The historic High Street Stone Wall - Slated for Demolition | Alex Inspired
    History

    It’s not just a Wall, it’s our History

    In recent news, Thunder Bay City Council decided to remove the historic High Street stone retaining wall and replace it with an artificial “rock face” at a mere $2.4 million price tag. Many citizens are…

  • Logo Design - Lovely Body | Alex Inspired
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    Logo Design – Lovely Body

    Ok, I have been addicted to Lovely Body since… forever! I started looking for alternative products after I stumbled upon an app called “think dirty”. This app is pretty cool, you can scan any item…

  • "Old Man Russia" lived by McVicar Creek... however this Port Arthur Man was not Russian... | Alex Inspired
    Genealogy History

    Old Man Russian down at McVicar Creek

    The other day my dad told me a story about “Old Man Russian”, who lived on Elgin Street – just a few properties down from Maudslay Court. His lengthy backyard sloped towards McVicar’s Creek, it was…

  • Misfortune at Maudslay Court | Alex Inspired
    History

    Misfortune at Maudslay Court

    In an innocent search for information regarding Port Arthur’s oldest apartment building, Maudslay Court, I stumbled on misfortune. As I mentioned, Maudslay Court is Port Arthur’s oldest apartment building – perfectly situated on Court Street,…