Posts tagged “canada day

2012 Photo Challenge – Twoonie

Twoonie by Corinne Elizabeth Cowherd


When our $2.00 bills here in Canada stopped being produced, the Twoonie was introduced. Some people tried to get the “beary” name for it instead, but that didn’t stick. Twoonie sounds better and rolls off the tongue a bit better. The Twoonie above is one of the newer ones introduced this year that features more anti-counterfeit measures. Although, not sure anyone really tired to counterfeit the Twoonie in the first place!

2012 Photo Challenge – Canadian Skies

Canadian Skies by Corinne Elizabeth Cowherd

Canadian Skies

The clouds looked so amazing today against the blue sky that I had to use them as a photo challenge photo. Looks as though it’s really windy way up there the way the clouds are painted across the sky.

2012 Photo Challenge – Canadian Quarter

Canadian Quarter by Corinne Elizabeth Cowherd

Canadian Quarter

Contrary to popular belief, it is actually a caribou on the Canadian Quarter, not a moose. Although, the two are cousins of sorts.

2012 Photo Challenge – Canadian Flag Waving in the Wind

Canadian Flag Waving in the Wind by Corinne Elizabeth Cowherd

Canadian Flag Waving in the Wind

A Canadian flag waves gracefully in the wind while a blue sky with white puffy clouds looks from above.

2012 Photo Challenge – Canadian Stories

Canadian Stories by Corinne Elizabeth Cowherd

Canadian Stories

Like many Canadians, we all have a story to tell. My four-times Great-Uncle Thomas C. Cowherd was one such Canadian. He wrote his story down in poems and compiled them in a book. It speaks of his home life, work life, and the history that was happening all around him.