Friday, February 19, 2016
Journeys Into Farm-to-Glass Craft Beer

Farm-to-Glass Craft Beer

Virginia Tech hops into the farm-to-glass craft beer movement with a new brewhouse on campus…“The advent of a state-of-the-art shiny, new brewhouse and malting system will allow the university to shepherd along beer research as well. The newly installed system allows students to learn the latest in malting, brewing, and fermenation techniques, while faculty further Read Article

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Friday, February 19, 2016
Journeys Into A Beer Hot Tub

A Beer Hot Tub

  Check out this picture  – folks sipping beer from a hot tub full of beer (Thanks to Cool Material)  An Austrian brewery turned one of its fermenting vats into a beer pool guests can lounge in. More with a video. ShareFollow

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Journeys Into Beyond the Campaign Trail: Nevada Foods

Beyond the Campaign Trail: Nevada Foods

  Most states have a food that they’re known for, or have even adopted as an official state food. The Georgia peach, Maine Lobsters, Texas Chili. Nevada, it seems, is harder to characterize. In fact when in 2013 Deadspin’s Great American Menu listed each state’s official or most famous food, none was included from Nevada – they Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 17, 201610:37 pm
Monday, February 15, 2016
Journeys Into Where is Hockeytown ?

Where is Hockeytown ?

We read and hear of Hockeyville (Kraft’s) in both Canada and the U.S.. Similarly,   emblazoned across the Red Wings center ice face-off circle”Hockeytown”.  “Hockeytown, USA” is a registered trademark of Ilitch Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the Red Wings, and the Red Wings will continue to use the name for the foreseeable future. But Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 15, 20168:16 pm
Monday, February 15, 2016
Journeys Into Flag Day

Flag Day

Monday is Family Day in several provinces, including Ontario, but it`s National Flag Day of Canada across the country. The national flag was raised for the first time on Parliament Hill on Feb. 15, 1965. In 1996, Feb. 15 was declared National Flag of Canada Day and has been observed every year since.     Read Article

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Journeys Into “The polar bear capital of the world”

“The polar bear capital of the world”

A report on CBS Sunday Morning on Churchill, Manitoba, along Hudson Bay, where  every Fall, polar bears of the North come here in droves to wait for Hudson Bay to freeze back over so they can start eating seals again on the ice. ShareFollow

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Sunday, February 14, 2016
Journeys Into A Holiday to Bridge the Calendar’s Drought

A Holiday to Bridge the Calendar’s Drought

It’s a long time from New Year’s to Easter. And, winters in Canada are cold. So, back around 1990 a new holiday was added to break up the winter.  But it was not added in all places and it is not celebrated uniformly at the same time nor is it the same holiday everywhere. This Read Article

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Getting to Your Smart Narrative & Beyond: Fallows on Places That Work – “People Know The Civic Story”

Getting to Your Smart Narrative & Beyond: Fallows on Places That Work – “People Know The Civic Story”

There’s a wonderful essay by James Fallows in the current issue of The Atlantic. Entitled “Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed”, it is a summation of James and Deb Fallows’s 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane. The article appears in the March print edition alongside the cover story, “Can America Put Itself Back Read Article

Posted by: Admin February 13, 201610:15 pm
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Journeys Into Vancouver-Toronto Hockey History On & Off The Ice

Vancouver-Toronto Hockey History On & Off The Ice

It’s a VERY cold Saturday night. Won’t be going far this evening. Good thing there is Hockey Night in Canada. HNIC is not how I remember it – Danny & Dick, Ted Darling, Bill Hewitt, Brian McFarlane, Howie Meeker, Bob Cole, Harry Neale, Rene Lecavalier, Richard Garneau, Gilles Tremblay et. al. But is still hockey Read Article

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