Japan’s culture and customs have been an interest of mine for some time. With the relative threat reduction from the Covid pandemic, my wife and I decided we’d take a 14-day cruise of Japan, which included two stops in Okinawa and two stops in Taiwan. Our first mistake […]
Read this fascinating article by Gina Fidel, who at 80 was on the road to Israel again (her 20th time) this past September. Learn about Judy’s connection to Emunah, one of Israel’s leading social agencies.
I’ve been travelling a lot this past summer and I thought it might be fun to share an adventure or two every now and then. My most recent included a road trip to Alberta with my friend Barb to meet up with my son Scott and his girlfriend Bonnie. Our intent was to hike the most picturesque Wilcox Pass, a 11.4 km trek with an elevation gain of 550 meters. Click to read more…
I served a total of 27 years in the Canadian Army Reserve (Militia), including the Royal Canadian Artillery, Military Intelligence (yes, I know…it’s an oxymoron), and the Royal Canadian Logistics Service. The latter also included nine years as an Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt.-Col.)/Honorary Colonel (Col.). I trained at several […]
In the summer of 2021, my daughter was offered a new job working as a Forensic Pathologist in Winnipeg. When she mentioned her plans to move west, I was thrilled that she and her family were moving from New Brunswick to Manitoba. Winnipeg is only 3 hours away […]