This cloudy rainy morning I quietly walked and recorded my 3000th mile.
Honestly, I can't say that I felt like attempting to do a handstand to celebrate the event; not in the least... but I can post an image to show one.
The Oddblock Station Agent
|One of Mom's old photos taken beside Lac Megantic in summer 1973 at a once-upon-a-time place known (avec signe en anglais) as Jim Grant's Pleasant Point. Left to right: Mary McLeod and Helen Macdonald, both of Milan, Quebec.|
|All are post-heart attack miles recorded using the Nike app on my iPhone.|
|Started: November 22, 2013|
|Finished: August 02, 2017|
|Once upon a time the symbol for Canada's 100th year.|
|One can only wonder how many millions of these are squirreled-away in the hope that they may one day be valuable. Not likely ever in my opinion... and it won't buy today what it could 50 years ago.|
|The dollar bill may have disappeared along with most passenger trains but the CN noodle is still around.|
|Canada's 2017 PM|
|Canada's 1967 PM|
|Happy Canada Day!|
|This was the image of the Royal Vic that I recalled seeing when I looked out windows - thinking those were stairs leading to the top of a mysterious castle - and of course wishing I could climb up there to explore.|
|An astonishing last-minute prior to posting internet find! This 1950's scene was actually recorded in Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital and is very much the way I recall that children's ward.|
|Lilac is indeed an excellent wood for turning. Yes, wood from that same bush/small tree that flowers every spring.|