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Summer in Vancouver is winding down. This is Labour Day weekend, traditionally marking last-chance visits to the Pacific National Exhibition (“Win a house! Win a car!” … and enjoy my favourite, the roller coaster!), back-to-school shopping and excitement about the new school year for the young ones, even as families eke out the last remaining days of summer vacation. 64 more words


A very versatile metropolis

Almost everybody travels once in his or her lifetime. Some start loving it and some are just glad when they come back home again. Destination plays an important role on the outcome as well as the way one gets there and the duration of the stay. 886 more words


Detroit, MI. The Motor City (1)

What could Henry Ford, Madonna, William Boeing, Eminem, Francis Ford Coppola, Selma Blair and The White Stripes have in common? They all come from the Automotive Capital of the World: Detroit. 814 more words

Great Lakes Region

City Mouse or Country Mouse?

Carolyn and I live in a small town in Indiana. It often feels like a plate of white beans: bland and unexciting. This weekend, however, finds us in the New York City area, and Indiana is beginning to have a certain attraction. 497 more words


Sunday Stills: Alcohol

Hi everyone. Hope everyone is enjoying their long weekend.

This week’s theme is alcohol.

I am not really a big drinker; I do enjoy a drink usually while on vacation.


Dialogue on the Main (Montreal)


conversation between two or more persons.
the conversation between characters in a novel, drama, etc.
an exchange of ideas or opinions on a particular issue, especially a political or religious issue, with a view to reaching an amicable agreement or settlement. 15 more words


Exploring Spatial Justice in Chicago on Oct. 7th at the Institute for Cultural Affairs

The Center for Humans and Nature, in partnership with The Chicago Sustainability Leaders Network and the Institute of Cultural Affairs, invites students, faculty, alumni, and friends of Roosevelt — as well as anyone interested in promoting urban sustainability and social equity — for a discussion about how justice is a critical component in how we create, maintain, and engage with and within space. 164 more words