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What my dog taught me about surviving repatriation

I was reading my friend Linda’s recent post about the expat life lessons she learned from her cat Charley, when I realized that I, too, have a pet who possesses a certain Yoda-like wisdom. That beautiful animal in the photo … Continue reading

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The winter that wasn’t

Canada is a land of ice and snow, right? Yes indeedy. This idea — so central to our national identity — was perfectly captured in québecois singer Gilles Vigneault’s 1964 song, Mon Pays. The famous opening line goes like this: … Continue reading

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The first snow dump of 2011

We’ve had very little snow so far this season. As I wrote earlier, I’m not a fan of the white stuff, so that suits me just fine. (Although I’ll admit it was a little sad not to have a White … Continue reading

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