Canada celebrates our 149th birthday today! ___ Today is Canada’s birthday. It’s our way of holding a “True North Strong And Free” celebration. Canada’s national anthem reminds us of some of the things that Canada is all about: Our land is vast and our people are vaster. We are a country of vasterness. I know that’s … More What Does it Mean to Be Canadian?
Americans, Canada is your best Candidate for the next election! ___ Okay American friends, this video made me crack up. It’s funny and makes us laugh at ourselves. I had to write about it and post it… just because it is so well done. We know that America is a great country. We just want … More Canada for President
Canada Day 2015: we celebrate the National Department of Photoshopping. Canada is known for many things: Hockey, cold weather, a Beer Pipeline and also for Photoshopping our natural beauty and our interstellar assets. First off, we wanted to let you know that we are not sorry for Photoshopping ourselves. We admit that it is unusual for Canada … More Canada Day 2015: We’re sorry, but we have photoshopped our country
http://www.postcrossing.com I like to run with mosquitoes. Don’t misunderstand me. I hate mosquitoes. In Canada we have a lot of mosquitoes, but if you want to be outside, you have to deal with them. If you haven’t met a mosquito, they are tiny little flying vampires that suck your blood and sound like a buzzing … More Do you like running with mosquitoes?
What do you want to be when you grow up? Yesterday I was asked by my daughter whether I dreamed about becoming a Psychologist when I was her age? I told her that when I was her age, I dreamed of becoming an inventor, creating new things out of throwaway boxes and junk. So far, … More My life as a Chooseologist
I once took the wrong job and it changed my life. Actually it was the right job but in the wrong city, but that is almost the same thing. Ten years ago I was looking to move my family from Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) to Calgary, Alberta so that we could be closer to grandparents, … More The Accidental Leader: Enjoy your accidents because they can change your life
I am thinking about sending my children to live with the Circus. My children are at the age when they need to change schools and move up to the next level in their Education. In Canada, we name it Junior High and High School. Whoever named the levels of schooling needs to go back to … More The 10 Ways that Living With The Circus Is Better Than Going to Traditional School
When did become a good idea to wear Camoflage outfits to the mall? For simplicity I will refer to their street name, Camo. The other day, my wife and I went shoe shopping with our 14 year old. That in itself was an ordeal and probably was the genesis for this entire incident. I blame it … More Fashion Camouflage?
I live in Edmonton, Alberta. My city is known by a few names: Festival City, River City, Oil City, the Capital City and the City of (formerly) Champions. Now we have one more name to add to this impressive list, we are now known as the saddest city in Canada. I will let that sink … More Why does SADuary have to come right after Christmas?
The Keystone Pipeline is missing something. Canada is attempting to export our Crude Oil, but I think this lacks creativity. Honestly, oil is boring and old school. Canada, let’s wake up and be creative. We have beer, so why not export it? Bruges, Belgium: Beautiful city known for it’s bikes, a nice wet river … More Keystone XL Pipeline: Should Canada export Beer instead?