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Heart of a Nation: Canada’s Capital City

Heart of a Nation: Canada’s Capital City

“Not all who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkein Sometimes people who wander are definitely lost. The drive from Toronto to Ottawa was not fun at all, because it was pouring rain with basically no visibility. By the time I got […]

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Welcome (Back) to Canada!

Welcome (Back) to Canada!

“The love of one’s country is a beautiful thing. But why should love stop at the border?” — Pablo Casals ✬ Prior to the last few weeks, I still had an irrational fear of Canada, even after visiting Vancouver in August. […]

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Vancouver Sunset

Vancouver Sunset

“I don’t even know what street Canada is on.” — Al Capone ❈ We as Americans have a sense of our own ignorance about other countries, but it never seems to bother us that much. I’ve often felt that my minimal, […]

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Welcome to Canada!

Welcome to Canada!

“Canada is like a loft apartment over a really great party.” –Robin Williams I’ve been in Vancouver for a couple days now, staying with my friend Mary, whom I met while she was couchsurfing in Portland this past spring. It’s […]

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