Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into Where the Figgy Duff is Special

Where the Figgy Duff is Special

We are interested Canadian specialties to be found other than poutine (though we seek variations of this tasty but decadent dish), bacon, salmon and maple syrup. For example, when thinking of Canadian desert sweets most folks think of Tim Hortons’ (Timbits), Nanaimo Bars or Beavertails and quintessentially Canadian. But there is more. For example, how Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into The Smallest Post Office in Canada

The Smallest Post Office in Canada

Not too long ago we heard much in the news about the revamping of home postal service. It got us to thinking about post offices as well. A few years back we did a feature about the smallest post office in the U.S. (Ochopee, Florida). So, we were curious about where the smallest post office Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into Getting A Sense for A Sense of Place

Getting A Sense for A Sense of Place

It’s late Summer soon to be Fall – time to hit the road and explore. When heading on a journey of exploration in places previously unknown, I especially enjoy the opportunity to try get acquainted with my new surroundings and get a feeling for what makes a place distinctive. For me it all starts with Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into A Sense of Where We Are

A Sense of Where We Are

We’ve been at this for a while now – chronicling the offbeat off the beaten path, overlooked and forgotten. We have gone from sharing places with you to helping empower individuals, communities and those who support smart (community) narratives – i.e. our Journeys into Hidden America (Canada). The trek has been an uneven one – Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into Grabbing a bite and a book

Grabbing a bite and a book

As one travels to or from Massachusetts on I-84, there is a sign that could easily be missed. It is a simple yellow one beckoning travelers to slow down and stop in. It reads “Traveler Food and Books”. The place (Traveler Restaurant) is pretty nondescript from the outside. But inside it is a very unique Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into A Sign of Civic Success: People Know Their Civic Story

A Sign of Civic Success: People Know Their Civic Story

We recently shared with you some words and thoughts about Our Towns: A 100,000 Mile Journey into the Heart of America, by James and Deborah Fallows. It chronicles their trips to 49 communities around America over a 4 year time period. They stopped at places large (Pittsburgh, Louisville, Fresno ) and small (Eastport, Maine; Ajo, Arizona; Read Article

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Friday, August 31, 2018
Journeys Into A Change at Centre (Ice Logo)

A Change at Centre (Ice Logo)

The picture above is a classic above us view of centre ice, circa 1960’s, at the Montreal Forum. The iconic logos on either side of the centre ice stripe were props in what was described as “The Cathedral of Hockey”. There was an awe to the place. It may have been because of the reverence, Read Article

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