Sean & Shea
Shea Shackelford and Sean Cole are American radio producers, and friends, who moved to Canada at about the same time. (Shea is in Montreal, Quebec. Sean is in Toronto, Ontario.)
After weeks of swapping observations, frustrations, concerns, victories and revelations, they decided to document their adventures as Americanadians.
This is that document.
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Dear America, So, Rob Ford is now mayor of Toronto, and I think some of my friends up here may soon immigrate to the United States in the trunk of a car. Their Facebook updates are liberally bespangled with F-bombs. … Continue reading
Elevators in Canada have a button that makes you dance.
A caveat to this video: I am not posting it for any sort of politically partisan reasons whatsoever. As a visiting journalist in Canada, I have no pony in the Toronto mayoral race. I am simply posting it to further … Continue reading
On Thursday of this week, Sean was sitting at his desk in Toronto when the following message came over the transom from Shea: “GREAT call with CIC this morning :-)” “YAY!” responded Sean (who is, apparently, a 17-year-old American high … Continue reading
So, Monday morning came and Shea had his phone call with Citizenship and Immigration Canada. That afternoon, he and Sean jumped back on the magical instant messaging Wurlitzer machine to “chat” about the latest developments. * * * Sean: Shea … Continue reading
This past Friday, Shea sent a quick email to Sean saying he had run into a bit of immigration stickiness (aka “immigrickiness”). Shea is currently in Durham, North Carolina on a work trip. Sean’s in Toronto. Yesterday, Sean wrote Shea … Continue reading
So, here’s why we… or rather why I haven’t been posting much, of late. As I mentioned, I went to the oil sands in northern Alberta (north of Fort McMurray, to be precise, which is officially part of the tundra … Continue reading
Okay, I’m getting a big old crush on Quebec (and Canada). My gal and I just took a two-week vacation, the first two-week vacation I’ve taken in at least 10 years … yikes!. Before we left, I couldn’t imagine leaving … Continue reading
In Canada … Eeoyre isn’t depressed. Here, this stuffed donkey seems to go by the name Anatole (that’s Anatole, spelled with the letter “Ah“).