Smile Napa! You’re On Boomdeeadda!

When you think of Napa, California, what comes to mind?  Wine of course.  That’s a big draw for tourists in the area and there’s no shortage of excellent tour selections, should you wish to partake.  We chose Platypus Tours and were thrilled with our guide.  She was cheerful, knowledgable and a delight.  The day included […]

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Absolutely Free And Fabulous!

Do you have a favorite area in your home town or city?  Maybe you dream of living there one day.  For me, it’s an Edmonton community called Glenora.  Development here began around 1913, starting with the Government House, the official mansion of the Lieutenant Governors of Alberta. The Royal Alberta Museum is also in Glenora.  The community is […]

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It Just Tastes Better At The Diner

Do you have a favorite diner in your hometown?  Maybe one that’s been around forever-and-a-day?  Mr Boomdeeadda and I have adopted one, The Highlevel Diner.  They’ve been in business since 1982.  Back then you might have watched an episode of The Jeffersons  or The Dukes Of Hazzard then moseyed on down to the diner for a […]

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The Past Is Present, Part 2

How often do you hear “they don’t build them like they used to”?  The MacKay Avenue School certainly fits that compliment. It was built in 1904. Wow, that’s a LOT of  birthdays. There are stories told that it’s actually haunted. Yikes, I would pee my pants.  Can you just image how many little feet have run […]

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