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Mike Diakuw
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City Walk (Breakin' it down) - Canada Day Edition
Bri, David, Henry, and Me 11:59pm - Sleep I wanted to get to bed early, but if all of you who know me are aware that The Planning is not strong within me. I spent the early evening packing my gear: bandaids, granola bars, water, sports drinks. I spent the l...
Bri, David, Henry, and Me 11:59pm - Sleep I wanted to get to bed early, but if all of you who know me are aware that The Planning is not strong within me. I spent the early evening packing my gear: bandaids, granola bars, w...
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Not sure if the album I shared earlier is updating?
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It is, though you have to look at it, because the G+ post continues to report the same number of pics (42) that it has since the initial post.
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Departure
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Henry and I still going stong(ish) at 55km
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Leora got a new cook book :)

Flatbread, pistachio & kalamata tapenade, and spicy guacamole.
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Just don't let it go to your head.
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This was a huge success. BBQ roasted cauliflower.

BBQ on low (thermometer still climbing to 425F). Combine 1/2 c plain yogurt, 2 tbsp olive oil, ground cardamom, paprika, salt, pepper and lime juice. Smear mixture on cauliflower, place on folded tinfoil and bake 40-50min.

I had a little too much of the yogurt mix, so I re-basted every 10-15 min.
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+Melodie Stephanson definitely! Leora tried it that way last winter. I'm just building on her greatness ;)
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Pollen
Love to all the mother who may read this. First in my thoughts (and this post). Now back to our irregularly scheduled minutiae. 70s-80s era bellows and macro lens Yesterday I was sitting in the yard and drinking my coffee. The cherry trees were blooming and...
Love to all the mother who may read this. First in my thoughts (and this post). Now back to our irregularly scheduled minutiae. 70s-80s era bellows and macro lens Yesterday I was sitting in the yard and drinking my coffee. T...
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Excellent visual take on spring. thanks for sharing.
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Really tired and more details in a day or two, but I finished in 20 hours... Zzzzz...
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Always impressed, good job Mike!
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Just finished a light snack at the 30km point
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City Walk - Canada Day Edition
I announced on various social media that I would be engaging in my Saskatoon City Walk again this year. Canada Day is quite a bit earlier than usual. I've always wanted to go on the summer solstice to maximize my daylight hours. The Strawberry full moon wou...
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Just a quick notice for anyone interested. City Walk will take place on July 1st, Canada Day. I'm hoping to push hard enough that we can watch fireworks at 10pm as our reward :)

Possibly more details to follow ;)

For the uninitiated, here is last year's blog:
http://captainorange.blogspot.ca/2015/08/city-walk-2015.html?m=1
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+Kent Pollard, wasn't too sure for a while. 5 cherries in as many years and suckers all over the lawn didn't seem like such a great investment in prime yard real estate. Last year turned things around. We are still eating Evans cherries out of both freezer and cold storage and this years blossoms promise to shame last year's bumper crop.

And the tree is still pretty small :)

Thanks!
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Sourdough cinnamon buns. Thought my starter was dead, but it was only mostly dead. #partlyalive
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rennaissance man
Employment
  • Saskatoon Public Library
    Library Assistant, 2007 - present
  • 1st Student Canada
    Bus Driver, 2007 - 2009
  • Diakuw Dayhome
    Care Giver, 1999 - 2007
  • Microage
    Sales Associate, 1999
  • Digital Expressions
    1999
  • Ed's Wholesale
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Saskatoon, SK
Previously
Prince Albert - Meadow Lake - Rosetown - Saskatoon
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Questing... always
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Happier than you... sorry to have to tell you like this.
Education
  • University of Saskatchewan
    English/Drama, 1990 - 1995
  • Carleton Comprehensive High
    1987 - 1990
  • Riverside Jr High
  • Prince Charles Elementary
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captainorange
Amazing nature and sustainability learning opportunity right here in Saskatoon. Half park, half garden, all fun. Both general public and volunteers are welcome here to participate in the process of... well... growing! Seasonal opening starting inJune... Don't miss "Weedin' Wednesday" 4-8pm
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Gorgeous part of the Meewasin trail system. Available garbage facilities, water fountain and indoor bathrooms.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
I love the view and access to the South Saskatchewan River. Generally plenty of room for all. Can get crowded and loud on weekends or holidays. Visitors have to be vigilant due to a lot of broken glass and bottle caps. If you have nudity concerns, be aware of occasional older sunbathers on display.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
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Friendly and knowledgeable family provides fantastic U-pick Saskatoon Berries. At least 4 varieties to choose from and they let you use their awesome pails for picking. $10/L (4th Litre is free) If you just want berries, it's a much nicer picking experience than the Berry Barn. ***Don't forget to call and find out if the berries are ripe!
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reviewed a month ago
Classic Saskatoon experience. Veggie options are limited, but they nail the food that is available. Can be a long wait at peak times. No reservations accepted.
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