Yes, flock: my tree might be Canadian. Why do I think that my tree is Canadian? Well just look at the top! That's right. Instead of a star or an angel, my tree is topped with a glorious glass Canada 150 maple leaf. It also turns on with a magic wand, which has absolutely nothing … Continue reading My oddly Canadian Christmas tree
I finally caved and joined the greatest club Canada has to offer.
A weak Canadian dollar is hurting us all.
When you're a border town with a twin city on the other side, something magical happens. I'm talking about shared holidays. Everyone gets two of everything. This is so awesomely displayed on the dates of July 1-4. See, July 1 is Canada Day. How do Canadians like to celebrate their independence? Usually by shopping here. … Continue reading The Niagara 4 day Independence party
The Sir Adam Beck Hydroelectric Generating Stations sit peacefully along the lower Niagara River producing power for thousands of Canadian homes and industries. Here's five quick facts you should know about the plant.
I captured something fascinating right before my camera died.
The two towers fighting for attention on either side of the border. Old Falls Street is the go-to pedestrian thoroughfare to get to the Falls. It also lines up with two different buildings that act as central beacons. If you're walking toward the Falls, directly ahead is the Canadian Skylon Tower. It's distinct Space Needle-like … Continue reading The Old Falls Street tower war
Who needs skyscrapers when your neighbor has you covered? I haven't been over to the Canadian side of the Falls in over a decade (I was a kid last time I crossed the border). I didn't even go over when I turned 19 (I know, right?) That being said, I, like anybody else in the … Continue reading Why I’m thankful for the Canadian skyline