• Our Most Important Neighbor to the North

    12 days ago - By Ornithology

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    The title of this blog is a quote from our former president George W. Bush. Of course I refer to Canada, specifically Newfoundland, where I visited a while back in the fall season. One of the best things about traveling is learning history, culture, and especially geography. Do you know where the easternmost tip of North America is, where the explorer John Cabot landed, or where the Titanic sank?All here. And, on 12 December 1901, the first transatlantic wireless transmission was received here by Guglielmo Marconi in an abandoned fever and diphtheria hospital, which has since been...
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