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History of the Klondike and My Visit There

I love writing about the Wild West. Some of my books are set in the American West, but since I live in Canada, I also write about the Mounties. 551 more words

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Yukon and Alaska

While I was writing my historical novels set during the Klondike gold rush, I wanted to see the area – Yukon Territory in Canada and Alaska in the USA. 577 more words

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A Police Motorcade

The Toronto Santa Parade is always led by the police motorcade. Where we were standing on Sunday gave us a good chance to look at the motorcycles as they were right in front of us. 216 more words

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The Canadian Wild West and the Mounties

Dressed in red uniforms with wide, brown Stetsons, the Mounties galloped across the prairies, and symbolized everything romantic about how Canada’s West was tamed.  These were resourceful men, quick to make decisions, respectful, handsome, and daring. 220 more words

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Small Town, Big Parade

Folsom Veteran’s Day Parade.

Been a hit for us for 11 years.  Seeing the Veterans is always inspiring.  This year, also topped it off with a ceremony at a retirement center, honoring several heroes still hanging in there after World War II. 141 more words

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