Tag Archives: Canada

Texas, Canada Style

I must have clicked my heels because Calgary is not like the rest of Canada. No sir, it could be the doppelgänger for Texas. Pick-up trucks and SUV’s are the vehicle of choice for many. Lots of residents sport cowboy … Continue reading

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Illusions of Adventure

Canada, oh, Canada…what memories are stirred by romantic names like Moose Jaw and Medicine Hat. My adolescent inner nerd Is on alert. Sgt. Preston of the Yukon (Find on YouTube) was an icon capturing bad guys and saving damsels in … Continue reading

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Awakening in Muddy Waters

Entering the Great Plains of Canada–breadbasket to so many is to realize the immensity of Manitoba: perhaps the flattest place on Earth; rich with blue-black loam producing endless golden bands of wheat that seem to bound across the landscape. The … Continue reading

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I Got You Babe

If you live in Minnesota you have to know about Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox (Twins fans know that Babe participates in a footrace — losing most of the time — during every Twins home game). These immortal … Continue reading

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