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Ornament of the Day, #2

From now until Christmas, I will be sharing my favourite ornaments and their stories every Tuesday and Saturday! I collect ornaments of all kinds- our tree is not a cohesive set of ornaments, bought to be one picture but rather a mish-mash of ornaments that are all over the place but each tell their own story. 185 more words


Canada (Part 4)

After stopping a night or two at several smaller lakes, we headed for downtown Vancouver. Again, Mommy was embarrassed as Daddy pulled in to the loading zone right in front of the Hudson Bay Company. 1,420 more words

Growing Up An Army Brat

Blanket Statement

Chelsea Vowel on why the Hudson’s Bay blanket is an important symbol to the M├ętis people: “The fact is that wool is warm even when wet, dries quickly and is easy to sew. 15 more words


The Orkneys between Light and Darkness

It was raining and breezy. Excited we embarked the wavering ferry to the Orkneys. We knew that these islands are situated that far north as South Greenland. 1,211 more words


John Rae Society Open Day at Clestrain House

On Sunday the 23rd July 2017, we decided to visit Clestrain House, for the John Rae Society open day.

There is a plaque on the approach to the house. 577 more words


Style File Friday- The Dog Park

Hanging out with my brother and our friends and all of the dogs (Loki, Thor, and Thorn) is pretty important to me- it’s a great time to relax, it’s a few hours outside in the sun and fresh air, and it’s time with the puppers! 448 more words


Five things you should know before you start your work day on April 5

Good morning. Editor Nicole MacAdam (@nicole_mac1) here. After another bad quarter, HBC is doing some soul searching, bank CEOs continue to parry questions about aggressive sales tactics and Alberta’s energy regulator is suing to get the money it’s owed from Lexin. 844 more words