Música en España

    This morning: ethereal choir voices soaring heavenward then organ belting out Bach’s “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”  in Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia (one of the world’s most famous cathedrals). Tonight: three guitar masters performing Chick Corea’s “Spain” live in … Continued

A Dry *#&#%^* Cold

  Sky High Wilderness Ranch, hiding in snow-laden mountains near Whitehorse, Yukon. The tips of the fingers go first, then the toes. We’re mushing on Fish Lake. Our guide stops – looks me over. “Checking for frostbite.” Minus forty something … Continued

My Canadian Bucket List

Robin Esrock did a whole book about his Canadian bucket list. Mine is more succinct. A Blanche de Chambly beer in Quebec City’s Petit Champlain on a July afternoon. Dawn at Lake Louise. Sunset in PEI. And biking there beside … Continued