Quantcast

Jewish Journal

JewishJournal.com

February 13, 2010

OH CANADA!

http://www.jewishjournal.com/blog/item/oh_canada_20100213/

Photo

As I watched the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, I was overcome with pride that I am a Canadian.  For a moment, it made me wish my strategically placed tattoo of the Canadian Flag were in a place where everyone could see it.

I moved to Canada when I was 3 years old.  My father worked for the NCR Company and with each promotion, throughout his 30 year career, we moved to a new city.  I have lived in:

Regina, Saskatchewan
Langley, British Columbia
Toronto, Ontario, and
Halifax, Nova Scotia.

I love Canada.  I love butter tarts, ketchup flavored potato chips, Red Rose tea, and gravy on my french fries.  I am happy that my son is also a Canadian citizen.  Even after 18 years in Los Angeles, Canada is my home, and always will be.


O Canada!

Our home and native land!     
True patriot love in all thy sons command                                                                                                                            
With glowing hearts we see thee rise
The True North strong and free!
From far and wide, O Canada                                                                                                          
we stand on guard for thee
God keep our land, glorious and free!
                                             
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee

I am thrilled that the world is getting a chance to see how great Canada is, how wonderful her people are, and the beauty of Vancouver and the surrounding areas. 

Good luck to all the athletes.  May God keep you safe, and my prayers and support to the Olympic team of Georgia.

To all those competing, take a deep breath, give it your all, savor the moment, and keep the faith!

JewishJournal.com is produced by TRIBE Media Corp., a non-profit media company whose mission is to inform, connect and enlighten community
through independent journalism. TRIBE Media produces the 150,000-reader print weekly Jewish Journal in Los Angeles – the largest Jewish print
weekly in the West – and the monthly glossy Tribe magazine (TribeJournal.com). Please support us by clicking here.

© Copyright 2014 Tribe Media Corp.
All rights reserved. JewishJournal.com is hosted by Nexcess.net
Web Design & Development by Hop Studios 0.2211 / 52