December 14, 2017

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Dec 14
To celebrate the season, Bixman of the city has prepared a look at various Christmas trees and other scenes we will feature one each day until December 25. Click on the image below to keep track of Santa's progress.

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Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned 2
A sales rep, an administration clerk, and the manager are walking to lunch when they find an antique oil lamp.

They rub it and a Genie comes out.

The Genie says, 'I'll give each of you just one wish.' 'Me first! Me first!', says the admin clerk. 'I want to be in the Bahamas, driving a speedboat, without a care in the world.' Puff! She's gone.

'Me next! Me next!' says the sales rep. 'I want to be in Hawaii , relaxing on the beach with my personal masseuse, an endless supply of Pina Coladas and the love of my life.'

Puff! He's gone.

'OK, you're up,' the Genie says to the manager. The manager says, 'I want those two back in the office after lunch.'

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WEBBITS

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A roundup of bits from the web.

* Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election.

* Whale stuck to ship at Sheerness docks.
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Calendar Of Festive Events

* Free Family Fun! Saturday, December 9 & Saturday, December 16. Come out to Hole's Greenhouses and the Enjoy Centre on Saturday, December 9th and Saturday, December 16th from 11am-4pm.

* Christmas lights are on at the Alberta legislature to celebrate the season until Dec. 23.

* Candy Cane Lane along 148th Street between 92nd and 100th Avenues in support of the Edmonton Food Bank.

* Candlelight Christmas on at the John Walter Museum from now until Dec. 22.

* Blue Christmas in the feature pyramid of the Muttart Conservatory until Jan. 8.

* A Christmas Carol at the Citadel Theatre from now until Dec. 23 at the Maclab Theatre.

* Magic of Lights is a two-kilometre drive-through experience on until Jan. 6 at Castrol Raceway in Leduc.

* The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre invite you to be our guest at a free, one-hour information session & backstage tour, Thursday December 14 at noon. At the Overture session, you will hear from 2 or 3 speakers about the history of the ESO & the Winspear and our vision for the future. You will then be taken on a fascinating backstage tour. Lunch and beverages are provided! Info here.

* 15 Holiday Light Displays You’ve Got To See In Edmonton And Area -
This year, there are magical wonders that await you on your drive through the city and beyond, searching for Christmas lights displays in Edmonton. Grab a few cups of hot chocolate for the family, bundle up in Pajamas and blankets and stay up late visiting some of our favourite Christmas Lights displays in Edmonton.

* Ice Castles Is Bringing Its Winter Display To Edmonton This Season. The massive “Narnia-like” ice castle will once again delight Edmontonians and visitors to the city this winter. Ice Castles, which has built castles across the United States since 2009, announced on Facebook it is returning to Edmonton for the third year in a row. Ice Castles has once again partnered with the City of Edmonton and the Silver Skate Festival to bring the winter attraction back to Hawrelak Park in Edmonton’s river valley.

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Should We Drop The Term Millennials?

Should We Drop The Term Millennials?
Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal published a brief post describing the pitfalls of labelling young people as “millennials” in news coverage.

Why? It’s a word that’s often met with derision. It conjures an image of Snapchat-happy, gentrifying narcissists who hate hard work and criticism but love fair trade coffee and spending all their money on avocado toast.

“’Millennials’ has become a sort of snide shorthand,” the Journal writes. “We have blamed them for the housing shortage, their fickle shopping habits or for fleeing New Jersey. We had a laugh at their expense over behaviours such as fear of doorbells or their discovery of the TV antenna.”

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