Canadian Thanksgiving

We’re thankful to be living in Canada. As a nation, it’s far from perfect, but in this most troubling of years, we’re delighted to be here.

Delighted to be here

Looking ahead, I really, really hope I’ll be writing a thanksgiving post next year that includes giving thanks for a calmer, kinder and gentler post-COVID world, where a vaccine has proved successful, and we’ll be laughing at how ridiculous it was that “alternate facts” was ever a thing. You have to hope…

Calmer

We’re always thankful for our family and friends; near or far, wherever you are, we know we’re lucky to have you.

Lucky

If you’re celebrating (a safe, socially distant and bittersweet) Thanksgiving, I hope it’s a good one! If you’re not celebrating, I hope you’re safe and well, and you have a wonderful weekend!

Celebrating

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plaidcamper

I am a would be outdoorsman - that is if I had more time, skills and knowledge. When I can, I love being outdoors, just camping, hiking, snowboarding, xc skiing, snowshoeing, paddling a canoe or trying something new. What I lack in ability, I make up for in enthusiasm and having a go. I'd never really survive for long out there in the wild, but I enjoy pretending I could if I had to...

8 thoughts on “Canadian Thanksgiving”

  1. I enjoyed your Thanksgiving post, pc, with the moody mountain seaside photos, curious Scout and a delicious-looking ale. I appreciate your thoughts on thankfulness, and wish you a relaxing and serene holiday. And I, too, hope that by this time next year things will be on a more happy and safe keel. Cheers, my friend, I’m thankful to have you and Mrs. PC for friends.

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    1. Thanks, Jet! We hope all is well with you. We’ve had all the autumnal weather over the long weekend, from big wind and rain to warm(ish) beach sunshine, and all of it a much needed break. We so very much hope November brings you a better political outlook…
      Take care!

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  2. Love the calm harbor scenes and hopes for a kinder and gentler year. After all the adventures that you have shared, I enjoyed learning and seeing more about your beautiful country in Charley Boorman’s coast-to-coast journey across Canada. I was surprised at how much I did not know about our neighbors and what a perfect country for endless adventures. Thank you for sharing your humor, thoughts and adventures each week and Harper sends hugs to you, Mrs. PC and Scout this Thanksgiving.

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    1. Thank you! I’m going to track down Charley Boorman’s Canadian adventure – he looks ready to try just about anything, even if he shouldn’t…
      Yes, here’s really really hoping November brings a much needed change in political fortunes to our southern neighbour. We haven’t crossed the border since the last election, and miss our travels there.
      Have a great week ahead!

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  3. A little late here, but I hope you & yours enjoyed a most happy holiday, and that next year we’ll be able to celebrate a brighter picture for ourselves & all the planet. To paraphrase Emily, Hope is like a thing with feathers we can fly on, rather than lie roasted like a holiday turkey– though that, too, is a tasty thought at times like this….

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