They would have preferred March (which, it turns out, wouldn't have been any better for weather in 2009), but January was the best timing for Colleen's newspaper work, so they started contacting friends and churches to put together an itinerary for the Minus 40 Tour. Drawn together by quirky style, fascinating vocabulary, and thoughtful creativity, Dara and Colleen first started collaborating on songwriting projects at Arlington Beach Camp.
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In January 2010, SCN (Saskatchewan Community Network) featured a documentary about Colleen and Dara's Minus 40 Tour on the show 15 Minutes of Fame. Follow this link > Season 4 > Episode 22
Occasionally Dara & Colleen post one of their songs on IndieHeaven's Fan Faves chart. Dara's song "Mary's Story" reached #1 and Colleen's song "My Grandmother's House" finished at #12.
Dara's song "Marie" also climbed the chart.
Dara was honoured to have the Canadian Press, Star Phoenix use her song "The Badge" in a tribute to the last decade's fallen RCMP.
Dara's track, "Mary's Story," has received airplay on locally Saskatchewan owned radio stations.