Natalia and I were graciously invited to join my sister and brother-in-law for a
annual tradition in Justin's hometown of Halkirk - the Elks Oyster Fry.


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One of the aspects of the oyster fry is, of course, the oysters. However, the Elks also put on a
white elephant sale or auction in order to raise money for their charity activities. This beautiful
ram went for $425!


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This horse skull with glued on horn and other teeth went for $350.


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This was called a 'Saskatchewan electric chain saw'. Really. I'm kind of surprised there
was no Rider logo on it.


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This gorgeous fire pit was made by my brother-in-law Justin in his shop. Kudos to the Tankstore
for the donation.


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Here are Renee and Natalia enjoying their dinner.


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I started stacking my rye glasses, since we were also having a rye-off that night. I think I finished
somewhere north of 15 rye.


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Here's a blurry view into the hall during the auction. They're selling a golf club at this point.
Naturally, I had a bar shift to work...


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Here's Justin inspecting a local truck.


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We took a tour of the new wind power installation going into the Halkirk area by Capital Power. This
is one of the blades for the new turbine.


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The main power assembly and the first base already installed.

Thanks again to Dan and Clara for hosting us for such a nice weekend!

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