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Juxtaposition – Old and New, Side by Side

Merriam-Webster defines juxtaposition as:  the act or an instance of placing two or more things side by side; also :  the state of being so placed… In the continuing saga of the renovation of our future retirement home, here are some additional … 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: Escape

I can think of of many places to which I love to escape…  northern New England, the Scottish Highlands, Hawaii, even just our local rivers, ponds, and hiking trails, or the pages of a book. Still, when I heard this week’s … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: The Four Elements

“The elementary qualities are four, and any four terms can be combined in six couples. Contraries, however, refuse to be coupled: for it is impossible for the same thing to be hot and cold, or moist and dry. Hence it is evident that … Continue reading

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Sharing My Scots Gaelic Heritage

One of my grandsons is a cub scout. His pack is working on a “Heritage” project to earn a belt loop and a pin. The gist is that each scout must learn about where his family came from, choose a … Continue reading

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Do You See a Pattern Here?

Front Porch Snow “Tears of the Arizona” Pearl Harbor Skylight, Honolulu Courthouse Painted Overhead Beams, Summer Palace, Beijing October Moon through the trees in New England Paris rooftops from the Eiffel Tower Dancers – Closing Ceremonies, Beijing Olympics Shadow of … Continue reading

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