Olympic Resources


The Sochi Olympics are on! There have been some interesting Olympic activities over the weekend.  The Opening Ceremonies were so interesting and of course, hockey has been wonderful to watch.  The most painful to watch for me has been the moguls. In a post "Look for it" in January, I had shared that the Canadian … Continue reading Olympic Resources

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Canadian Apps


I went looking for an application uniquely Canada in the Apple App Store.  It was about the War of 1812 so I started poking around and, what happens often more than I care to admit, I got sidetracked.  I've always searched by title or concept but was so pleased when I saw this menu in … Continue reading Canadian Apps

July 1


Today is July 1.  In Canada, that means at least two big celebrations.  In Newfoundland and Labrador, it's Memorial Day.  Throughout Canada, it's Canada Day.  It's a day to celebrate Canada as a country.  Hopefully, you'll see red and white and flags everywhere.  Around here, there's a full day of things planned, culminating in the … Continue reading July 1

Borders


Living in a border community is one thing.  Living in one rich with history of the War of 1812 is another.  Last year was packed with event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the event.  We have a bridge named because of this.  It also has given us insights into what makes a defines a country.  I … Continue reading Borders

Old Stuff


This resource is incredible.  I use that term when I make reference to something that steals my attention away from other things I should be doing.  This absolutely happened to me today. The resource starts at “Old Pictures” and the website lives up to name. Admittedly, the concept is very American but that’s its focus.  … Continue reading Old Stuff