The Start Line

A Little Gift Goes a Long Way

An excerpt from the book A Driven Mind by Garry Sowerby Toronto’s CN Tower was less than five years old in 1980 when Ken Langley and I set off from its base in an attempt to drive around the world in 77 days...
12 Rides of Christmas

The 12 Rides Of Christmas: Day Nine

2019 GMC Sierra AT4 By Lisa Calvi Staring out the windshield at the heavens, I’m almost fully reclined behind the wheel of a 2019 GMC Sierra AT4 pickup truck. It appears I’m driving straight into the prov...
12 Rides of Christmas

The 12 Rides Of Christmas: Day Six

Kullu to Amritsar: A Slice of India By Garry Sowerby We feasted on spicy curried goat, yogurt and herbal teas the night before and, although our hotel room had a dirt floor, the beds were clean and comfor...
12 Rides of Christmas

The 12 Rides Of Christmas: Day Four

2019 Lexus ES 350 F-Sport By Lisa Calvi One of the criteria I use to gauge a vehicle’s allure is how I feel when I approach it in public. Do I hold my head up or slouch self-consciously? Another measure i...