It’s a rainy and windy day today in the Maritimes due to Hurricane Arthur making his way up the Atlantic Coast, which makes it a great time to write a post. We’ve been here for a week now and it’s everything we hoped it would be. We pretty much get our breath taken away around every bend … [Read more]
This is the best way to spend a work day. Our fishing and hunting guru, Shel Zolkewich, invited me to join her, local anglers and a bunch of media to Travel Manitoba’s annual Fish Tales event. The morning was chilly, but everyone was heatedly anticipating getting out on the Red to reel in a few feisty channel cats.
“You need to see Old Quebec.” is what I heard from a few people before our trip to Montreal this summer. So on a very early Tuesday morning, Chuck and I rode the rails to spend a day exploring Quebec City — one of North America’s oldest cities. The train was a treat, it’s not something … [Read more]
Montreal and the Rogers Cup treated us to five fabulous days of live tennis and a lively atmosphere at Uniprix Stadium this August. I’m hooked — tennis tournaments are so much fun! All in all, we ended up cheering on some great players in 10 matches, including Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Richard Gasquet, Marinko Matosevic and … [Read more]
While in Montreal, le Chuck and I spent an afternoon walking through the Botanical Garden and looking up, way way up, at the larger-than-life masterpieces of Mosaïcultures Internationales. We were enthralled. Definitely a huge highlight to a vacation that had so many. The Mosaïcultures exhibit brings together horticulture artists from around the world to create living … [Read more]
Ahh, summer, the best time of year; the days are long, the weather is warm, and taking time away from work is sublime. This year Chuck and I took holidays to go on a road adventure and visit the west coast. We had a wonderful 12 days trekking our way through Banff, Vancouver and the … [Read more]