A Day in St. John’s

My visit to St. John’s, Newfoundland, began with a bit of excitement. I made it to the hotel just fine, but the hubby had a bit of a delay. Actually, a huge delay. Turns out the one-runway St. John’s airport was shut down due to a bomb threat. My husband’s plane was able to land,…

Signal Hill cannon

Climbing Signal Hill

Sometimes one of your writing gigs sends you on a work trip to St. John’s, Newfoundland. Sometimes you tack on an extra couple days to your work trip to enjoy what the city has to offer. And sometimes the weather cooperates so you can tour to your heart’s content… but this was not one of…

Getting "screeched in" in Newfoundland

Fun Friday: Kissing a Cod

I went to Canada and kissed a cod. No, that’s not a weird analogy, I actually put my lips on a scaly fish and gave it a smooch. I was in St. John’s for a work conference and the locals explained that this is how visitors become honorary Newfoundlanders. So of course I didn’t ask questions…