Sunday, September 6, 2015
Journeys Into “Authenticity” and Groucho Marx’s Duck

“Authenticity” and Groucho Marx’s Duck

If you’ve ever seen the old Grouch Marx hosted game show “You Bet Your Life”, an integral part of the program was  a contestant would say the “secret word”, a common word revealed to the audience at the show’s outset. If a contestant said the word, a toy duck resembling Groucho—witheyegalsses and a mustache—descended from Read Article

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Journeys Into Former Players and Wine-Making

Former Players and Wine-Making

Hockey has had a long and deep association with beer. Generations who argued over Leafs-Canadiens, also argued over Labbatt and Molson. As on the ice, times sure have changed in the world of spirits as well. An example is Jim Fox. A former NHL player, Fox, now a broadcaster with the Los Angeles Kings and Read Article

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Journeys Into Celebrating a Region’s Artistry and Traditions in Classic Boats

Celebrating a Region’s Artistry and Traditions in Classic Boats

  The Pacific Northwest on both sides of the border is blessed with an enormous number of traditional boats of all descriptions. In Victoria this weekend, they are celebrating they area’s and region’s  rich maritime culture and this robust traditional boat culture with the Victoria Classic Boat Festival. Held in Victoria’s beautiful inner harbour and bustling Read Article

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Journeys Into Where Busking is Celebrated

Where Busking is Celebrated

In some places unlicensed entertainers are not welcomed on the streets. They are deemed disruptive and threatening to calm order. Charlottetown, PEI is not such a place. Taking place in  the Birth Place of Confederation is the PEI Busker Festival. To those unfamiliar, a busker is one who engages in the act of performing in public Read Article

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Journeys Into Canada’s Largest Ribfest

Canada’s Largest Ribfest

BBQ is a constant topic of discussion and deabte in the U.S.. It is a passion in Canada as well. Canada’s Largest Ribfest is the name of an annual event held in Spencer Smith Park by the lake shore in Burlington, Ontario. The Burlington Lakeshore Rotary Club organizes the four-day-long Ribfest to raise money for charity  during the Labour Day Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 4, 20157:37 pm
Friday, September 4, 2015
Journeys Into Some Labor Day Weekend Highlights: BBQ Goat, Cow Chips, Buffalo Wings and Racing Chuckwagons

Some Labor Day Weekend Highlights: BBQ Goat, Cow Chips, Buffalo Wings and Racing Chuckwagons

  Memorial Day has the Indy 500. So it seems fitting that Labor Day should have a racing tradition of its own. Perhaps you have not heard of it, but this weekend marks the annual staging of the National Championship Chuckwagon Races in Clinton, Arkansas…We read this morning that tons of chicken wings have arrived Read Article

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Journeys Into The Hog Capital of the World

The Hog Capital of the World

Growing up in New Jersey, the community of Secaucus was associated with pig farms. That fact made Secaucus the butt end of many a disparaging remark. Today the pigs are gone and Secaucus is a very different place. In the meantime, there is a community in Ilinois that is quite proud with its association with Read Article

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Journeys Into The Hog Capital of the World

The Hog Capital of the World

Growing up in New Jersey, the community of Secaucus was associated with pig farms. That fact made Secaucus the butt end of many a disparaging remark. Today the pigs are gone and Secaucus is a very different place. In the meantime, there is a community in Ilinois that is quite proud with its association with Read Article

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Friday, September 4, 2015
Journeys Into Celebrating and Oatmeal and Oatmeal

Celebrating and Oatmeal and Oatmeal

  There are not many festivals that welcome you with a bowl of oatmeal. But one this weekend does just that. The Bertram/Oatmeal Festival is a two day annual event held in Bertram/Oatmeal, Texas every Labor Day weekend. It is staged to honor Oatmeal, the community and the cereal. Oatmeal is an unincorporated community along Read Article

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