Sep 22, 2008

Mom's Trips to the US

As some of you might know, my Mom likes to go away fur a weekend in August, to the Omak Stampede and World Famous Suicide Race. (It's a horse thing, Bark!) Anyway, we live in Canada and Omak is in Washington state, USA. Always before in all of history, we have had friendly boarders woof the USA, where you could go across the boarders from Canada into the states woof just yur drivers licence or birth certificate, or something like that to prove who you are and where you live. Now, the USA doesn't want to be so friendly anymore. They are making it so Candians have to get a passport to be able to go across the boarder into their country. People from the US can still come to Canada woofout a passport cuz Canadians are still friendly. I think that if Canadians have to have one of those to go to the US, then Americans should have to have one to come to Canada... but hey, I'm just a dog. Anyway, so Mom had to give it a lot of thought... is it worth the cost of having a passport just to go there fur 2 or 3 days, one weekend, out of a whole year. It costs lots of moneys to get a passport and they are only good fur a certain number of years, so she thinks it's kinda dumb. BUT she also does like getting away fur that weekend. So... I think Mom is going to get herself a passport soon.



meemsnyc said...

American policies are so wonky. Our dad told us about that new rule, he lives 10 minutes from Canada, and it's a big nuisance he says.

Gattina said...

Everybody is a terrorist today for the Americans, Reba ! that's why. They got hysterical because of the 11th September. I don't go there anymore just because of all these troubles with fingerprints and I don't know what else. I used to go there very often to visit my aunt, I only needed my passport and that was it. The visa was in automatically ! Today that would be impossible.