Category Archives: Canada

Capitalizing on Cribbage

Not all that long ago, I didn’t know what the heck cribbage was. Turns out, it’s a card game, with a whacky scoring system. According to its history, it’s long been a favorite pastime among mariners, which might explain its … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Hockey hearts, Nova Scotia, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 2 Comments

Cooling, Heavenly Nectar Is Here!

Earlier this week we received most helpful confirmation from some Twitter followers that the world’s greatest beer, Nova Scotia’s Alexander Keith’s, had indeed arrived in our region. A special thanks to GaryJ06 for the store find in Montgomery County (Grape … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Keith's, Canada, Puck Sodas, Washington the improving beer town | 9 Comments

Montreal: Hockey’s Highest Hockey Culture

Montreal has many merits, but among my favorite is this: in March, while Washington typically thaws, Montreal remains in a deep freeze. In fact, Monday night Montreal was a scintillatingly shivering 6 degrees. I find myself scanning the world’s weather … Continue reading

Posted in Ben Raby, Canada, Federal News Radio, Hockey Towns, Hockey weather, Montreal, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, Radio, Toronto | 3 Comments