Brent Lawson, The Hamilton Spectator
The Rolling Stones had it right. The title of their first compilation of chart-topping singles? Big Hits: (High Tide and Green Grass). They could have been writing about summer, capturing the euphoric feeling of the season. In Canada, it’s like we escaped from the dark tunnel of winter, and emerged onto a sunny, tropical isle — high tide in your cooler and green grass tickling your toes.