Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into FWTW (Fries with the Works)

FWTW (Fries with the Works)

There’s a regional specialty in P.E.I. that, while not quite making French Fries healthy, does add a healthy eating aspect to them. In O’Leary, population of 692 (1996) located in Prince County, calls itself “Hockeytown PEI”. It is in potato growing country. Potatoes are important to the place. It is home of a Potato Museum,  whose Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 26, 20166:50 pm
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Journeys Into The Scariest Places Canada (at least in name)

The Scariest Places Canada (at least in name)

I assume that folks are as friendly in and around these places as anywhere else, but if one were to judge a place by its name some might shudder. With Halloween almost here, we stopped to look at a map & on the internet of Canada in search of some of the scarier names of Read Article

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Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

Frustrated by the Election ? Let’s eat…

I  tend to eat too much out of frustration. My wife continues to call me out on it, and I keep promising to be better. But watching the news, and the challenges of balancing a home budget and the kids….Well, you know. Anyway, it is interesting that in a time long before Twinkies and other Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 24, 20161:32 pm
Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into A Glimpse Back in Time: Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style, Part 2

A Glimpse Back in Time: Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style, Part 2

Same Summary as Part 1: Well, with the NHL’s “Heritage Classic” behind us, we are glad to discover this newly posted video. It is of a CBC broadcast of a 1969 NHL regular season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens, interestingly the first  regular season game between the clubs ever played Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:58 pm
Monday, October 24, 2016
Journeys Into A New Glimpse at Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style

A New Glimpse at Hockey Night in Canada, 1960’s Style

Well, with the NHL’s “Heritage Classic” behind us, we are glad to discover this newly posted video. It is of a CBC broadcast of a 1969 NHL regular season game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens, interestingly the first  regular season game between the clubs ever played on a Saturday night. The Read Article

Posted by: Admin 12:47 pm
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Journeys Into Feel Good Story in Cleveland As Well

Feel Good Story in Cleveland As Well

Chicago and the Cubs are everyone’s sweethearts – and for good reason. Last World Series appearance in 1945; last World Series win in 1908. It’s been a long time. But on the other side of the match up it’s a pretty good story too. The last time the Cleveland Indians won a World Series was Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 23, 20163:40 am
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Journeys Into A Special Moment In Time

A Special Moment In Time

Hard to overstate what these days mean to loyalists on the North Side of Chicago. How many years and generations of disappointment ? Cub fans know and feel it. For the rest of us, this video recalling Jack Brickhouse gives one a bit of an idea what it’s been like over  the years – the Read Article

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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Journeys Into The Persian:  Uniquely Thunder Bay

The Persian: Uniquely Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay,  the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario, is often referred to as the “Lakehead”, or “Canadian Lakehead”, because of its location at the end of Great Lakes navigation on the Canadian side of the border. European settlement in the region began in the late 17th century with a French fur trading outpost on the banks of Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 22, 20165:29 pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016
Journeys Into Jets versus Oilers: At the Start

Jets versus Oilers: At the Start

Today the Winnipeg Jets are hosting the Edmonton Oilers in the Heritage Classic Outdoor Game. The game celebrates the heritage of hockey in Canada, and especially the competition between the Jets and the Oilers. Much has changed in the 44 years since the first game between the teams. For one thing, the game was played Read Article

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