Flash Back Fridays

SALLY SHAMAI 1979

Cliff Redman and Sally Shamai

The Lodge was my introduction to the West Coast having been raised in Toronto. I clearly remember my first morning at the Lodge. I was having breakfast in the Whale Room and Jim strode up to me, introduced himself by asking what I knew about flora and fauna. I can’t remember what I said, but it was clearly the wrong answer as he replied with ‘well, I can see you’re a bullshitter, hopefully we’ll find some use for you around here.’ Yikes… a warm Strathcona welcome. That was the first morning. Read more