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Meanwhile in Canada…



The monsters are out again, today. I know that for some of you, it is a usual winter sight, but I thought that readers from warm-weathered countries might enjoy getting a taste of what it is like to be a Montrealer.

So here’s a short video of one of the many huge graders riding around the city, breaking the thick ice on the side of the road. If I am lucky, I’ll also film the snowblower when it comes to collect the ice bank, and I’ll add it to my post later…


39 thoughts on “Meanwhile in Canada…

      1. Then you should really come spend some time with me here!! First there is the constant risk of dying on the road/sidewalk because of the snow and ice (you should check out the post I published yesterday – “Welcome to Freezingland” – I kinda recorded that short video for you :P). But on top of that, it seems like our neighbours have decided to enter the contest of “2019 most dangerous MontrΓ©al neighbourhood”: in the last week, 2 people died after getting stabbed just a couple of streets away from my apartment… Only exciting stuff.. I tell you!

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    1. LOOOOOL It’s all so relative… πŸ™‚ Ranting about weather is a worldwide right!! Mouahahaha

      I spend as much time Inside as I can (working is helping a lot with that πŸ˜› – Oh, ranting about work is a worldwide right too!) Take care, dear Bro πŸ™‚ xx

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      1. LOL yeah work and weather are two universal and safe subjects πŸ˜‰ Today I could have joined the two in one blog, since we had a good snow storm last night, and because of that, some people didn’t show up at work… And since I live 3 minutes away from the office, guess who had to get in 3 hours early to fill in?? πŸ˜›

        Hehehehe I complain, but I know I have a good life πŸ˜‰

        Staying warm always (almost)!! Take good care, Biff πŸ™‚

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      2. I wonder if people who work in the weather field only have half as much stuff to complain about? Or double? It’s a mystery.

        And, yes, that’s the danger of living too close to work. And of being dedicated. But as you say, having a job in this day and age is a reason to be thankful.

        I hope all is well! xoxo


  1. Here in Madison Wisconsin, we’re with you with the heavy snow removal equipment. Can’t say ours looks like a road grader though! Never thought of taking Pictures of the snow plows, you’ve planted a seed… : ) Rebecca

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    1. When I started taking pictures and videos, my boyfriend mocked me a little… “Are you going to film the garbage truck too??” And I explained to him that a lot of bloggers never experience snow, so as usual as it is to us, it might interest them πŸ™‚

      Link me in if you start taking pics too and posting them!! And thank you for the visit, Rebecca πŸ™‚

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      1. The storm is on here, as I write this comment… Not as impressive as they announced it, but I have a feeling that it will get stronger during the night… For some reason, the 8 year old inside me is hoping it will be as phenomenal as the weather people warned us it would be πŸ˜› I guess we’ll see in the morning, hehehehe

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