Michael Palin should come up here

5 things about small towns:

# There is a big ol’ dog sleeping on top of someone’s roof – and no one looks twice
# The auto body shop sells cellphones. The gift shop sells laptops. The Chinese restaurant sells postal services.
# When booking a room at a local motel, you are asked if you wanted to buy the establishment
# The diabetes specialist is also the dietician and director of food services at the local hospital
# For fun, kids stuff snow down night deposit boxes

Fun facts about the other towns:

# Sudbury’s winter RIDE program (read: drunk driving checkpoints) is called “Operation Rednose”.
# The local Timmins Shoppers Drug Mart has just finished their Shania Twain lookalike contest.

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