Monthly Archives: December 2016

All Aboard the Trans Canadian, Part III: Birthday in Manitoba

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My 31st birthday arrived on a dark and frigid Thursday morning in the city of Winnipeg.  When my alarm clock went off, the sun hadn’t even risen but in lieu of sunlight, the numerous skyscrapers and their neon marquees shone …

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All Aboard the Trans Canadian, Part II: Ontario is Frozen

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Snow.  Nothing but snow.  I awoke to a strange new world blanketed by glistening powder accompanied by towering evergreens. In just a few eyewinks, I went from a rain-soaked Torono to a frozen wilderness; a world where Princess Elsa and …

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All Aboard the Trans Canadian Railway, Part I: Welcome to Toronto

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Since I was a little boy, one of my dreams has been to ride a train, cross-country.  It has been a dream since the first time I laid eyes on the rows and rows of locomotives and cars berthed at …

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