Tag Archives: Canada

Labrador Retrievers – They’re Canadian

Welcome Canadian Thursdays, the day of the week when I talk about something or someone you may or may not have known is Canadian. It always surprises me when someone doesn’t know what a Labrador Retriever is, especially if they’re … Continue reading

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Actor Kevin Zegers – He’s Canadian

Welcome Canadian Thursdays, the day of the week when I talk about something or someone you may or may not have known is Canadian. So this is the first edition of Canadian Thursdays. Being a Canadian who lived in Belgium … Continue reading

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Summerspiration – Live it up because summer is NOT over!

Its August and everyone is starting to come back from vacation, parents and kids are preparing for school and the immanent frenzy of September is upon us….in another week. So make use of every last day of sun. Go out … Continue reading

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Visit Candy Cane Lane in Edmonton, Alberta

If you like Christmas and are all for the lights, Candy Cane Lane can’t be missed. Candy Cane Lane was started over 40 years ago by a small group of residents in Crestwood Community of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It all … Continue reading

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O Canada – I’m home and was glad to land!


Ok so I didn’t start singing the national anthem once I landed in Canada, but I was practically dancing down the terminal suitcase in tow.  I was a little disappointed that I had a five hour layover in Montreal (pronounced … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming and its ROW80 check in time

I’ve been a bad girl. I mean a really bad girl. I haven’t been writing or keeping up with my other ROW80 goals, which includes reading one fiction book and one writing craft book. With 11 days left of ROW80 … Continue reading

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Christmas trees in Brussels

As I mentioned before in a pervious post, its not uncommon to be awoken at 6:00am on a Saturday because the alarm at the Belgian restauarant accross the road likes to go off at least once a month. I’m not … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day and ROW80 check in

Well the October 5th ROW80 Twitter party ROCKED! There was snacks and drinks, music and of course lots of dancing. There were so many funny tweets going around that was laughing out loud. On the night of the Twitter party, … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Writing is…Guest Post by Catherine Larose

Welcome to Writers’ Uni-Verse-City (or WUVC for short because every university has an acronym), a place where writers/bloggers can meet to discuss the craft of writing in the Internet age. I’m going to keep the intro short today as we have a … Continue reading

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Got milk?

The other day I stopped at a “Night Shop” which is a general store that is open past 6:00pm (when all the other grocery stores close in Belgium). I went to get some milk for my coffee the next morning. … Continue reading

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