Lee’s New Wrinkle

  Last Friday during 2018 Montreal's annual International Festival returning Jazz legend Bryan Lee's new wrinkle this year was his new band of mostly senior musicians doing the gig on CBC stage. Bryan apparently had health problems serious enough to cause separation from his other, original, band that I had the opportunity to see on … Continue reading Lee’s New Wrinkle

Blush

  F1 racer tire change contest woman announcer seems to blush while on her mike talking to assembled crowd of passersby Grand Prix fans during pre-amble to giving OK for event to start. The scene is Crescent street, Thursday morning, June 2016, during the annual Montreal International Grand Prix weekend and the two first contestants … Continue reading Blush

Mentor

  Fr. Emmett Johns, a Roman Catholic priest, was a true mentor to his flock of "lost sheep" as he once referred to them, the destitute, forgotten, homeless, unwanted, young people living on Montreal's mean, scary, uncaring, streets. Ordained a priest on June 6, 1952 Fr. Johns served in at least six parishes on the … Continue reading Mentor

Mountain Rivulet

  Dark colored clear water of Eastern Townships mountain stream or rivulet meanders along passing by a blue cast metal frame wood bench set there for those relaxing moments away from world hustle bustle. The scene is down the hill from the country log chalet in a little gorge, where this tiny country stream of … Continue reading Mountain Rivulet

Hard Swallow

Grizzly bear seems in hard action attempting to capture with its paw and swallow a leaping Chinook Salmon probably in a fast-moving stream somewhere in Canadian Rocky mountain wilderness. While once visiting Ottawa, Canada's capital, I spotted and digitally captured this image of large welded metal art composition of the hungry Grizzly and leaping Chinook … Continue reading Hard Swallow

Talisman

  In the Far Eastern world the elephant symbolizes dignity, intelligence, peace, power, and strength moreover, they are a talisman of good luck and good fortune. Being the largest land animal on Earth they also have the largest brain which no doubt is why they are also quite intelligent with many qualities that humans have … Continue reading Talisman

Saint Louis Low Tide

  An idyllic scene from famous Stewart Hall shore in Pte. Claire overlooking Lake Saint Louis during what seems low tide as warm summer sun warms everything on a bright, clear blue sky day. This was the scene last Friday, June 22, 2018 when we visited this Canadian heritage landmark site in Montreal's West Island, … Continue reading Saint Louis Low Tide