From time to time, likely on a weekly basis, I will be featuring photos, stories, etc. that I hope you will enjoy – nothing too heavy but not necessarily fluff either.
For some unknown reason, at least to me, Cleveland is a city in America that has been called the ‘armpit of the world’ by some poor bloke that probably has never visited the place. This past May two four week-end which we lovingly call the Victoria Day week-end in Canada – and for many shaking … Continue reading Cleveland, Ohio … Not the armpit of the world
One of Canada’s most spectacular public works and a tour de force of architecture lies at 2701 Queen St. E. in Scarborough, Ontario. Providing the essence of survival to at least 35% of Torontonians, it is a marvel of engineering and produces drinking, bathing and cooking water to residents who don’t give its easy access … Continue reading Toronto’s hidden jewel – highlighting the mundane but essential function that makes cities possible
As my father-in-law who is 89 years young just returned from a tropical vacation and was complaining about the delay not only in leaving Toronto but arriving back a week later, and still quite irked by the lack of concern by the airline, I thought I’d take a moment and remind people that commercial flight … Continue reading The advent of air travel
Originally posted on REFLECTIONS OF A SWAMPER:
To hold a family games night as a means to spending quality time with your children is an adorable premise – a Hallmark moment of polite entertainment interspersed with laughter and learning in a secure and nurturing period of time. In reality, it can be utter and complete chaos.…