way to go Mollie, great post
You are no doubt wondering what snowblowers have to do with dried mashed potatoes and the answer is nothing except that they are both Canadian inventions. I became well- acquainted with instant mashed potatoes or a forerunner of them when we lived up above the tree line in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. Up there almost every food was dried or reconstituted, even our milk. Mom mixed our milk up every day and we got to like it eventually. Dried potatoes were not as smooth as instant mashed but that was invented by Edward A. Assbergs in 1962 probably after eating a spoonful of the dried version we had up north.
As far as snowblowers are concerned, the first one was invented by another Canadian , Arthur Sicard in 1925, probably after digging himself out of the kind of snowstorm we had a few days past. Now we could have used one…
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