August, 2013 Archive

Gentlemen (and gentlewomen) of the Road

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August 31, 2013

After months of upset, I finally got an email telling me I had the opportunity to purchase tickets for the Simcoe...

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The week of the BBQ: A summary

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August 21, 2013

IT WAS AMAZING. If I could only use a BBQ for the rest of my life, I would be a pretty happy camper. The only...

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For my own part, I had been feverishly excited all day

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August 16, 2013

I explained hastily that I had to leave my home, and so secured the dog cart. At the time it did not seem to me nearly...

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Royal Canadian Henley Regatta aka BBQ WEEK

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August 5, 2013

This week I am competing at the biggest regatta in North America. Every year thousands of rowers, parents, coaches and...

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Sudbury “Trap Streets” – possibly the coolest thing that I’ve found out in a while.

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August 1, 2013

Most people who know me find out sooner or later that I am a cartography aficionado. My room in St. John’s had a...

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