Monthly Archives: February 2018

Call of the north pulls at my heart

I’ve always wanted to visit Canada’s northern climes. I blame late author Farley Mowat. When I was a child, I was a voracious reader—I still am. When in elementary school in Nepean, Ont., a suburb of Ottawa, I would read … Continue reading

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Under the sea in Port Alberni

We have this cool place near the waterfront in Port Alberni that opened nearly two years ago, called the Alberni Aquarium and Stewardship Centre. It’s a neat place to hang out (much like this hermit crab). They have touch tanks … Continue reading

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