For a good part of my childhood I had the privilege of living in Jordan Station. One of the things that I loved the most about the area when I was growing up was the amount of fruit trees that were present in the area. We always had fresh fruit, from local farms, except of coarse in the winter time. However as I grew up there was a time when, many of those same trees were being pulled out, to make way for subdivisions and other uses. It was very sad to see.
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Facer Street European Festival 2018
A place like Facer Street is a community unto itself. Even thought it is part of a larger city, it is the parts that make the whole. It is the small places that contain the stories and creat the memories that make the reality of the place.
Books and Brews: Chapter One
The first meeting of our new “Books and Brews” book club was held this past Tuesday, July 19. Not only…
Night at the Museum – Books and Brews
I am not speaking of the history of the war itself but of the treatment of indigenous peoples, while in the service of Canada.
Foot steps into the Wind: what we are all about!
My vision of a traveler is someone that is well rounded and conscientious of how and where they are traveling. It is of a person that is knowledgeable, about the current facts of where they are going as well as the historical context and why that is important.
Why is Understanding History Important?
One of my passions is history. I love reading about it and learning about it. I love those old dusty things that are taken for granted in the modern world.
It’s funny how life changes and moves from what is important and what is not. Things that seem important when one is younger somehow fall away and seem less relevant. The same could be said for when one grows older things that seemed like no big deal, now are at the front of your mind all of the time. …
The Travel Writers Bag
The Travel Writers Bag By Jack Profijt There are tons of articles on the net about travelling and where to […]
An Adventure Can Start In Your Own Home Town
One of the things that I often hear from friends and acquaintances is that traveling to faraway places is too […]
Names Etched in Stone
More than a couple of years ago I had the honour of going to a place that I consider to be sacred […]