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If You've Got Leavin' on Your Mind

We played our final Canadian show yesterday, quite fitting it was in our hometown. The folks that gathered, filled the small theatre with joy and laughter and it was a lovely afternoon. Stories were told, sandwiched amongst small-town jokes and our deepest gratitude for this town and the people who make it home. After the show, everyone gathered at the Community Hall for the roast beef supper that happens every month; 4:30pm on the dot, long tables with silver chaffing dishes filled to the brim with mashed potatoes, glazed cut carrots, a small side of corn and a trough of thinly-sliced roast beef. A host of volunteers buzzing around the kitchen, topping up the gravy and preparing the dessert – heaping bowls of trifle with rainbow sprinkles and whipped cream. What I love about this town, is how time seems to have stopped – right at the golden age of nostalgia, somewhere between 1977 and 1987. We joined our 49th Ave Social Club friends and demolished our full plates, sopping up the exc…

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