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Civilization(s) on parade — with yet more wackiness

It’s not as exciting as running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. It doesn’t have the high seriousness of a religious procession (or a funeral march) in Italy. And it certainly doesn’t have the polished professionalism of a North American event … Continue reading

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Wackiness on parade: A first look

One of the more interesting characteristics of the Greater Daglan Area is an abundance, so to speak, of young and middle-aged men who enjoy wobbling around in drag while wearing high heels. Never is this more apparent (at least publicly) … Continue reading

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All set to go!

It’s that time of the year again, and our village is all set to go. The sky is blue, the weather is good (pleasant and not too hot), and les Daglanais are as prepared as they’ll ever be. For some … Continue reading

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