• What were they thinking?

    There I was, two days travel into the United States and I stumbled on something eerily Canadian. In fact, it was nothing short of Canada’s iconic symbol! Still something seemed wrong with this picture. This Canadian beaver was looking right at home in this very American neighbourhood. Except of course that the water, mud and… Continue Reading

  • Beaver beats the odds

    I like beavers. The toothy dam builder is a familiar prairie icon that is industrious, agile and resilient. It’s somehow comforting to see a beaver’s nose gliding along the water then effortlessly disappear in the fading light. At first blush it makes sense that the beaver is a Canadian icon. Just look at all those… Continue Reading