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Why I May Still Be Canadian

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added on 14/05/2011 by: hebcanuk
An irreverent look at all things Canadian and Israeli by a Canadian expat who somehow ended up in self-exile somewhere in the empty expanse of the Negev desert.
 tags: Canada, desert, identity, Israel, reflections
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The Mystery Behind the Mask  Posted on 04/13/2014
People seem to love to have a reason to wear a costume. A few weeks ago, our High School for Environmental Studies held its annual Purim parade. Students dressed up in costumes and built floats out of recycled material. Thousands of people...
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The art of not turning 60.  Posted on 02/22/2014
I'm not here to talk about turning 60. I know that many of you expect me to write a blog on this subject, since I came face to face with the BIG 6 0 this month. But no, it is not a matter on which I desire to dwell. "Leave it...
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When I find myself fading  Posted on 01/11/2014
"When I find myself fading, I close my eyes and realize my friends are my energy." ~ anonymousI have many things to complain about, but I also have many more to be thankful for. I have been blessed with true friends. Friends who...
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Frozen wonderland without borders  Posted on 01/05/2014
"Do you have any ice salt?" I asked the woman at the Canadian Tire store."No, all out.""When will you have more?""Don't know. Going to take some time. The truck is coming direct from Montreal,...
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Ramblings of a disturbed mind  Posted on 12/16/2013
Flying back and forth, year after year, one might ask me what I find, or what I leave behind. There is a certain compulsion in moving, just as there is in being rooted to the same spot. Once I thought that movement would enable me to...
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Rob Ford - Making Canada proud?  Posted on 11/18/2013
You've got to give the guy credit. Not since the marital and post-marital antics of Margaret Trudeau has a Canadian managed to star in leading news broadcasts, late night show monologues, and of course - have someone play a caricature...
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Does sunshine on your shoulder really make you happy?  Posted on 11/14/2013
It is the middle of November and I am still in short-sleeves and sandal mode.28 degrees Celsius. Isn't that a little ridiculous for this time of year? Not that I am complaining... well, maybe just a little.You see, there comes a point...
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Comfort and Fashion - Never the twain shall meet  Posted on 11/03/2013
Those of you that know me, know that I don't struggle much with fashion. At least not now, when I am pretty well worn out."Adva would claim that my poor dress habits even go beyond fashion."You're not wearing...
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When the clock strikes midnight  Posted on 10/18/2013
"We are surrounded!" I wrote, fearing communication would be cut soon."Get out of there, fast!" my wife SMSed back.I had visions of striking workers approaching with chains and burning tires."Close the windows,...
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How GPS will battle  Posted on 09/20/2013
On our trip to Italy, we decided to take with us a GPS - provided by an Israeli company and loaded especially for Italy. We could have rented a GPS with the rental car in Rome, but there is something special about a female Hebrew voice...
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