We Have Much To Celebrate

Remembrance A number of countries, including Canada, USA, Britain and Australia mark an official day of Remembrance on November 11th. In Edmonton, an amazing Lego display was built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge ** and to celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday. It was pretty impressive, including a vast undulating landscape. This […]

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A Canadian Tradition

Once upon a time,  where ice and snow blankets the land for months on end,  I learned to skate.  Since I was only three years old, I needed a little help. Dad was probably saying, “uncross your skates Boomdee”, Ha!  Look, my brother Kenny had already mastered standing on our icy back yard rink, no […]

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83 Years Ago, Tommorrow Was A Thursday

I know what you’re thinking, “she’s fallen off the wagon”. Not true my friends. October 24th, 1929 was a Thursday. Eighty-three years ago the markets came tumbling down. It was the first day of a Stock Market Crash that would begin The Great Depression. The following Tuesday, would be forever more known as Black Tuesday, […]

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Beat The Heat In Style

Do you ever just feel like spoiling yourself? Today we’re enjoying the view from our table on the patio of The MacDonald Hotel There’s always a hub of activity to enjoy in downtown Edmonton.  Farmers markets, art shows, fine restaurants and festivals all scheduled within a few short months.  Friends marvel at how adaptable I’ve become […]

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