Where Did Your Holiday Traditions Start?

Canadian Thanksgiving is on the first Monday of October. This is when my wife’s family gets together out at their acreage to enjoy family camaraderie and at the end of Thanksgiving night a random bowl is brought around to everyone whose present and they draw names. The name drawn becomes the person whom you are…

Pre-Travel Essentials, What Do You Do Before Departing?

Literally every person, I have ever met in Canada, outside of Canada, around North America, in South Korea, Australia, Costa Rica and even Ireland. We all have our own pre-flight routine before traveling, anywhere. This does not matter whether the person is about to drive to seven hours to grandma’s house for Thanksgiving, or head down…

An Easter Feast at the Parents House

“Come on hurry. We are going to be late!,” she said dragging her towel off her head, “you’re going to make us late again.” “Sorry, I just need to save what I am doing and shutdown the computer. We wont be late, just later than we anticipated our arrival to be. It’ll be okay,” came…

Canada Celebrates 150 Years

Upon entering Cafe Sorrentino’s Bar & Bistro on the southern edge of town, the hostess asked where we would like to sit? The consensus was the patio. We were seated and eventually we had dinner consisting of one Gluten-free five mushroom pizza with arugula, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese, and one Gluten-free mediterranean pasta with…