Friday, January 22, 2016
Journeys Into Remembering the Niagara Falls Flyers (& Happ Ems)

Remembering the Niagara Falls Flyers (& Happ Ems)

It may be a team unfamiliar to some, but once the Niagara Falls Flyers were a name known to many – and not just on the Niagara Peninsula. The Flyers were actually two junior hockey franchises that played in the top tier of the Ontario Hockey Association.  The first, a Junior “A” team existed from Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 22, 20167:11 pm
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Journeys Into The Prison Turned Library

The Prison Turned Library

Built over 200 years ago as a prison, the Morrin Centre is now one of Quebec’s most beautiful libraries. The building has been designated a National Historic Site of Canada. The site has housed four different functions: Royal Redoubt (1712–1808) Quebec City Common Gaol (1813–1868) Morrin College  (1862-c1902) Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (1868–present) In 2004, Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 21, 20161:20 am
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Journeys Into The Grand Daddy of Winter Carnivals

The Grand Daddy of Winter Carnivals

  It took a while longer, but winter has finally made a delayed arrival by us. It’s gotten us to more familiar and comfortable seasonal rythyms – when just about this time we get to thinking how folks in various parts celebrate the cold and snow. For example, one of our favorite events is the Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:50 am
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: How  an “Ohio widower painted the town to make it a brighter place”

Beyond the Campaign Trail: How an “Ohio widower painted the town to make it a brighter place”

Jim Cotter wanted to do something for his home town. Jim and his sister started by washing windows of vacant buildings on a street in Glouster, Ohio. What happened next inspired a renaissance of heart, mind, and soul.   Also see this “On the Road” report from Steve Hartman of CBS News.( ) ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin 12:16 am
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: New Hampshire’s In-State Battle for the Midnight Vote

Beyond the Campaign Trail: New Hampshire’s In-State Battle for the Midnight Vote

After Iowa, it’s on to New Hampshire. The candidates have been battling one another there. Less publicized is a battle among communities for the distinction of location that casts America’s first Presidential ballots. Dixville Notch is a famous place name in American Presidential politics. Candidates used to drive to Dixville to win the support of the small Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 20, 201611:04 pm
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Journeys Into Yoga and Beer

Yoga and Beer

At first glance, one might think that two different client bases are being catered to.Two different cultures. But you would be wrong. Apparently there is a growing market that bridges the two. Yoga Classes and craft breweries are  teaming up. More. But not everyone is amused (See comments). ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin 9:25 pm
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Journeys Into Nashville’s Hockey History

Nashville’s Hockey History

This year’s NHL All-Star weekend is being held in Nasheville, Music City, now home to the Predators. Much of the publicity about the game has involved the new format for the game and the John Scott controversy. However, there is an interesting story to be told beyond the rink – a history of hockey in Read Article

Posted by: Admin 2:27 am
Monday, January 18, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Richard G. Hendrickson, Who Recorded the Weather for 85 Years, Dies at 103

Passing: Richard G. Hendrickson, Who Recorded the Weather for 85 Years, Dies at 103

The New York Times Obituary section noted the passing of a most unqiue individual. A retired poultry and dairy farmer who died on Jan. 9 at 103, Richard G. Hendrickson was the nation’s longest-serving volunteer weather watcher. Twice a day, every day since he was 17, in brash weather and benign, he gathered the data Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 18, 20162:20 pm