Growing up in Canada is something that's rather impossible to forget.  The neighborhood where your parents live will always hold a special place in the heart, being the seat of so many first memories and first experiences of the world.  After the initial memories of sensations, of the first time you accidentally touch something hot, or the feeling of snow on bare skin, there's some dim memories of how the parents related to the people in the community.  There were favorite neighborhood dogs, grocery stores, and postal carriers, and all … [Read the rest]