Welcome to Canada, kind of
August 9, 2021
Anyone who has ever crossed a border from one country to another understands the true meaning of anxiety. This includes traveling to Canada from the U.S., and back again even without intentionally (or unintentionally) attempting anything illegal.
Two examples among many:
• I was once denied entry into Canada, along with others in my truck, because among our camping provisions were potatoes. "Turn around,'' the Canadian Customs agent said, "return to America, and when you are potato-free, come back.''