The topic for today's Blog Linky Party is Home. That poses a difficult question for me. Should I choose the country that I have been living in for almost 20 years (my Japanniversary is at the end of this month), or do I pick the country where I was born, and spent many of my formative years?
Home to me is still Canada. I was born in Edmonton and raised there until I was four. After that, my family began a nomadic existence for a few years as my father worked for oil companies all over the world.
When we came back to Canada I was not quite a teenager and from then on I wanted to go to the big city, Edmonton. We lived about 75 miles outside the city, so a trip to Edmonton was always exciting, even if it was with my parents!
After university, I moved to Edmonton and even now, that is my hometown. I have three cards to show you today. The first one is a general view of Edmonton in summer. Summer in Edmonton is glorious but very short!
|Bird's Eye View of Downtown|
One of the few times that I have ever done a swap for a postcard was when I saw that a person in Canada had sent out a postcard from my University. I begged her to send me one and she graciously agreed. Camrose is a small city outside Edmonton. I wanted to go to a smaller university, where I wouldn't be lost in the crowd. I think I made the right choice.
|Old Main Building, Augustana Campus,|
University of Alberta
I hope that you have enjoyed my quick look at my hometown(s) and will visit the other members of the Blog Linky Party. Thanks for visiting me today.