Tag: Newfoundland

British Columbia: Peace at the 49th Parallel

British Columbia: Peace at the 49th Parallel
At the border of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, and Blaine, Washington, U.S.A., lies the famous Peace Arch, built by Sam Hill. It marks the spot known as the “Peace Arch Border Crossing”, one of the busiest border crossings between Canada and the United States. The arch also commemorates the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the War of... Read more »

Newfoundland: Open Spaces, Open Hearts

Newfoundland: Open Spaces, Open Hearts
The first time I uttered the word Newfoundland, I was pointing at a photo of a Newfoundland puppy. Pleading with my mother to let us have one. Mom looked around our small suburban ranch house. Pointed to an adjoining photo of an adult Newfoundland dog. Large as a black bear. I never got the Newfie. Today,... Read more »