Author Archives: Loong Ling

Vinland, Vinland, Vinland, the Place I Most Want to Be*

*Sung to the tune of “Finland, Finland, Finland” Everybody knows that the most likely site of the Vinland of Viking lore is Newfoundland (makes sense, since the only known Viking settlement in North America was located at L’Anse Aux Meadows). … Continue reading

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Another Year Older, and Deeper in Doubt

Another new year has arrived, and I’m wondering if this will be the one that finally sees this blog get off the ground. It’s been sitting in the shed for a long time, waiting for the right moment to take … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to me

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Grazing geese

Have a gander at these geese, grazing gracefully as gazelles.

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Dad and Mom going down memory lane

Mom showing some old photos to Dad on her phone.

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West Coast Newfies

Yesterday’s photo with Dad, Mom and Kim came courtesy of cousin Jamie. Today we had a visit from cousin Brian, who came all the way from Nanaimo. It’s been great seeing some of the Newfie side of the family while … Continue reading

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Family photo

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