This post is about Canada and celebrating its birthday, and a little about me and how I got here. I moved to this beautiful country over 11 years ago. I'm originally from Northern California, born and raised, but living in Las Vegas when I decided to go North. Yep, I moved from hot and sunny Las Vegas to the land of eight months of Winter, three months of Spring and one
This is a great country, with great people. I have to say its pretty much just like America, except for one major law I will not bring up, but I'm sure my Canadian readers know what I'm talking about. ; ) They have almost all the same stores (soo excited Target will be here in a couple years!) and restaurants. There's only a couple things I really miss from the States and one of them is Red Vines. Yeah, the licorice. I LOVE it and they only have Twizzlers. Not fair! Sorry getting off subject. This is a great place to live. Calgary is a huge city with lots to do. My community has everything I need within walking distance. Really - Safeway, Subway, Shoppers Drug Mart, 7-11, a bakery, a kids consignment shop, a used book store, a great place we order pizza from, an outdoor pool and lots of playgrounds. I love it! The only complaint I have against Canada is the weather. We definitely need more warm days. Other than that I can't complain. Its been a great adoptive home. : )
So it is with that, that I say Happy Birthday Canada!!! Wishing all of you a fabulous day spent in the sun with family, friends and good food!