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Meet Bob and Doug...

Friday, June 22, 2012

My new friends.

I am a huge Nutcracker fan. I collect them in moderation and think they are the BEST Christmas decorations ever.

I think I fell in love with them as a child when my dad first took me to see the Nutcracker Ballet. He continued to take me to them until I was about 19 or so.
Well today I was shopping at the grocery store and while looking at all the 'Canada Day' decor I spot them.

Can you believe how cute they are???

A Canadian Mountie and a Governor General Foot Guard!!! I am so thrilled to have found them!

I named them Bob and Doug after two fictional Canadian characters from a Canadian show, SCTV. SCTV was like the SNL of Canada a gazillion years ago. One of it's sketches was called Great White North, which later became a TV show and an album. They were these two goofy beer drinking, tuque wearing stereotypical 'Canadians'.


Anyway, they are 'All Canadian' so I figured they suited my new friends. So Doug is the Mountie and Bob is the Foot Guard.

Yes, I know...I am weird. But hey, what can I say!?

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