Tag: O Canada

Turning Canadian

This announcement is one of the happiest individual moments of my life: I can reveal the big secret I’ve been hiding for nearly a year. I am now officially and legally a Canadian citizen. Let me tell you all “aboot” it 🙂 I have always identified myself as half-Canadian* to people who’ve asked – everyone […]

National Anthems And Such — Patriotic Music

I got in an argument today with someone over this song, which all of my US readers know as My Country Tis of Thee though the proper title is America. The person claimed that this song is an American song. The lyrics are, indeed, American. But the melody, and therefore the song, are not American. […]