He said that moving to Canada ruined me. Now I think about that.
If you are twelve or thirteen years old and you are plucked from all that you have ever known and you go to live in a country where you are a foreigner you may love it. Not more or less or you just may begin to see that not all the world is a bad place and people are beautiful everywhere you go.
And sometimes not so. everywhere.
Today I am grateful for a place in Bedford, Nova Scotia. I am grateful for how I got to steer a boat pushed by the wind in water which never seemed to end.