Category Archives: Canada

Vimy Ridge, 10 November 2013

This post is somewhat late; for that, I apologize (an aside: why do I feel verantwortlich to a largely imagined group of readers?). I’ve not written anything for awhile – working two jobs will do that to a person, sapping … Continue reading

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On Remembrance

Originally posted on Tylor in Trier:
The Vimy Ridge Memorial, shrouded in fog First, a caveat: What follows is a lengthy and rambling thought piece on what Remembrance Day means to me, with specific reference to the impact of my…

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A Weekend With the Smiths

After spending most of July relaxing following June’s wedding festivities, I said goodbye to my parents and headed off to Comox for a weekend with the Smiths as Ash and Andrew were in town too. Now, it was good that … Continue reading

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Desolation Sound

While back in Canada I managed to get in a couple of trips up to Desolation Sound with my parents on their boat. As a kid so many of my summers were spent up there that I think there might … Continue reading

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It’s a Nice Day for a (Not) Red Wedding

Returning from Kelowna, we headed straight to Victoria, stopping only to kick Andrew out of the car in Vancouver. It was a long day of driving for me, and I was glad when everyone was dropped off and I could … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Bachelor Party Adventure Weekend

As some of you may know, I returned to Canada for two months at the beginning of June. My contract with the PAD was up, and though I was sad to leave my school I made plans to return in … Continue reading

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On German Breakfasts

“Breakfast like an emperor, Lunch like a king, But in the evening, eat like a beggar.” In all of his (rather splendid) writing on Germany, I can’t recall any mention by Mark Twain on German breakfasts. I suppose that’s not … Continue reading

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