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Captain Whidbey Inn, Whidbey Island, WA

Our next stop on Whidbey Island was the Captain Whidbey Inn, nestled in the heart of Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve in Coupeville, Washington.   It...

Camping at Deception Pass State Park, Whidbey Island, Washington USA

Fatima and I discovered a most spectacular camping spot only one hour south of the Washington border! This is the first part in a series...

Generations of Davids & Moving Rocks – Dr. Beatty Personal History

As it is Father's Day weekend I figured it was time to publish another interview with my father: retired Mount Allison University professor Dr....

The Girly Show – Dr. David Beatty Personal History

Dad tells the story of his 1952 high school grad road trip across the USA in a 1936 Chevy Straight-6 with his buddy Doug....

No Water or Electricity – Dr. David Beatty Personal History

My father was born in 1933 and grew up on a farm in Williamston, Michigan during the Great Depression. His family didn't have...

Dr. David Beatty: About My Father and Lewy Body Disease

(Portait of Dad for his Masters Degree) UPDATE: Dr. David Pierce Beatty 1933 - 2015 Dr. David Beatty, Professor Emeritus, History, Mount Allison University Many people know...

Buntzen Lake BC Hydro Powerhouse Hike in Anmore BC

In 2003 my boss at the time took me sailing up the Indian Arm from Deep Cove. It wasn't long before I noticed along...

The Sackville, NB Quarry

  It was a cold day but my niece Catherine wanted to take us on a walk through the old Sackville Quarry and we're glad...

Former Port Elgin Regional Memorial Junior High School

We paid a visit to my old junior high (formerly a high school) in Port Elgin, NB. The school has been closed for years...

Fort Beasejour & Aulac, New Brunswick

  Fort Beauséjour, (also known as Fort Cumberland) was built during Father Le Loutre's War from 1751-1755; it is located at the Isthmus of Chignecto...

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