Author Archives: Emily Cannell

The Canada Goose – An Animal to Love or Hate?

The answer depends on which side of the border you reside. I will speak on behalf of all Americans- We`ve all slipped in green poo. Most of the infamous Canada geese who purportedly fly south for the winter end up … Continue reading

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There are Bear in those Woods- or There Were Recently

Some of you may be concerned that I forgot about the story I`d started last time. This part of it cost me so much money that like a repressed memory, it`s hard for me to recall the details. Whistler, BC … Continue reading

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The Biggest Drawback to the Clampitts` Move to Canada…

is Offspring #1 can drive. We`re more concerned about ourselves than him as one of us has to sit in the front seat while he learns. It was much easier to guide him from the coffee table to the couch … Continue reading

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Vancouver – A Great Place to Leave your Children

So I must admit. Spouse and I started our indoctrination trip in Vancouver for purely selfish reasons. I haven`t calculated exactly how far Vancouver is from Montreal but give or take  4,889 km or 3,037 miles would be a good … Continue reading

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Moving Teenagers- Are You Up To It?

Moving teenagers- are you up to it? That depends. Are you willing to stick your head inside the mouth of a Great White Shark? Would you let a rabid dog chew on your ear for days at a time? Are … Continue reading

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Hiroshima – Is It a Must See?

I`ll admit it to you. As much as I like to check off all UNESCO sites no matter how uninteresting some may be, Hiroshima was not high on my list of places to visit. As a UNESCO site it draws … Continue reading

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Beginnings and Endings

The Nose called. “Talk to Dad- here he is.” He`d been sick. “Hey Dad- I`ll be there on the 23rd. Just dropping our stuff in Montreal first.” His voice had changed since he`d gotten sick- a sickness of unknown origin. … Continue reading

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