Collapse of the Canadian Government March 28th 2011 Less than an hour after I arrived in my nation's capital, the government of Canada fell. We'd been warned that it would happen. I watched things unfold on the live TV on my flight from Calgary to Ottawa. By the time I got to my hotel room (that smelled like a cross between a museum and an ashtray) three blocks away from Parliament Hill, the non-confidence vote had taken place, and the gov ... read more
North America » Canada » Ontario » Ottawa A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. These studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last several years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State where I'm an Earth Sciences PhD Candidate. New areas to explore and new rocks to dis... full info