Tag Archives: Montreal

The (Three Dimensional) Image of a Being

For millennia, man has been creating sculpted, carved, and cast representations of people and animals. No matter where in the world you go, you will find statues. These pieces were made for various reasons, but many of them are designed to … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Silver

St. Joseph’s Oratory on Mount Royal in Montreal is the largest church in Canada, and is reputed to be the largest shrine in the world. It is not a cathedral, but a church for pilgrims, with 283 steps leading up … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

There was an interesting photo challenge presented by WordPress this week – to take two shots of the same place, one vertical and one horizontal, to express two views of the subject. I’ve been offline for a while, taking care … Continue reading

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Montreal – Eclectic and Lovely

While I am adapting to retired life and struggling to put some structure to my days, my beloved is still employed and struggling to make the most of his downtime.  One way we can meet in the middle is for … Continue reading

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