## GRAN’S CANADA HIGHWAY – EPISODE 6: THUNDER BAY TO KENORA by Jaimie Vernon

Posted in Family, life, Opinion, Serialized Book with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 3, 2020 by segarini

The pass between Pays Plat and Cavers at the top of Lake Superior is nearly 11 km long divided almost evenly between uphill and downhill escarpments with grades approaching 8% on many sections so those who are weak stomached or decide to skimp on new brakes for the car need to turn around and go back to Toronto.

## GRAN’S CANADA HIGHWAY – EPISODE 5: THE SOO by Jaimie Vernon

Posted in Family, life, Opinion, Serialized Book with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 27, 2020 by segarini

The Ojibwa called the area Baawitigong, which roughly translates as place of the rapids, and was used as a central gathering spot during the region’s whitefish season on the St. Mary’s River which has rolling rapids and feeds the city that now stands there.

## JAIMIE VERNON – MY SUMMER HOLIDAY 1975 – PART 1

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 6, 2015 by segarini

For those remotely following along at home you may know that my current day gig is to impersonate a security guard at cemeteries around Toronto. On Sunday and Monday nights I’m usually assigned to Pine Hills in Scarborough. Many of my relatives are buried there as I’ve posted most recently in acknowledging my mother’s mother’s 100th birthday.