Who is Dolly Madison?

Hint...its' not the snack cake. Remember the story from the war of 1812 where Canadians burnt down the White House and Dolly Madison (James Madison's first last) came running out of the flaming building with a painting of George Washington under her arm? Well, of you are an American then the definitive answer is "no". … Continue reading Who is Dolly Madison?

Being a good sport is very VERY Canadian

I am not a huge sports fan.  Nor am I a hockey fan.  I but I did some work recently that made me appreciate the value of both from an anthropological perspective. I figured I should get serious every now and again.  Here's my first pass. When thinking about how people watch sports, context is … Continue reading Being a good sport is very VERY Canadian