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.
It’s a hard place to describe. It’s lovely, yet tragic. It’s quiet and peaceful, but not long ago it was far from that. It’s one of those places that will stick with you for a lifetime. In part because what happened there was absolutely horrific and wrong. In another because you can remember the day … [Read more]
So there’s this guy I like and one day I found out that he has a hankering for this thing where gigantor men chuck each other around and yell and pound their chests and yell some more, then break chairs on their noggins. No, it’s not a weekend of male bonding in the Appalachian backwoods, … [Read more]
“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]