Tag Archives: Canada

Remembrance Day at Vimy Ridge

Ninety five years ago today, at 11 in the morning on November 11th, 1918, the fighting of the Great War officially ended with the signing of the armistice. Over the previous four years, 9 million soldiers and goodness knows how … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls: A Year in Pictures

When we decided to visit Niagara Falls for the day a couple of weeks ago, I thought I should be able to get a blog post out of it. Then one became two. And two became three. This is the … Continue reading

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Fire! Fire!

In the Nick of Time, posted on September 2nd, was my first regular contribution to Bucket List Publications’ online magazine. It dealt with (in part) the terrible Rim Fire that was threatening Yosemite National Park. Almost a month later, the … Continue reading

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Bigger!

I’ve spent a lot of time around humans over the last few years, but it was only while scanning through some of my old blogs that it sunk in how many of you are obsessed with scale. Higher, taller, deeper, … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

Tomorrow will be the longest day of the year here in the Northern Hemisphere. Last year I spent this special day with friends in Sweden, where it’s quite the celebration. Although it looks like tomorrow will be a gorgeous, sunny … Continue reading

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Spacebook

Since it first came online almost 10 years ago, Facebook has spread to almost every corner of the globe. If Facebook was a country it would have the third largest population in the world, after only China and India. It … Continue reading

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Robin’s Nest (Part II)

I thought I’d have to come up with an alternative subject for this week’s blog, since the robin eggs are still incubating. I even got halfway through writing that blog in my head (don’t worry, I’m saving it for a … Continue reading

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