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Events

Underground race

February is the month of carnivals. For years the only one in this part of the country was the Quebec city carnival, but for the last couple of years Montreal has been holding its own celbration. It is called the Montreal High Lights Festival. I am still not quite clear on how is works but […]

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General

Travel agent blues

There has been a new wave of ads for booking online travel. The latest actually says “Do not call your travel agent book directly online”. This is very depressing…More and more people are going that way…and there is little travel agents can do to stop them. I have had people call me asking for advice, […]

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Books and Movies

Movies

I usually write about movies two by two…but this being a new year let’s make a change! I have accumulated my movie impressions and now have five to write about. The first movie I saw was “The Producers” with Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick and Uma Thurman. A Broadway producer and a naïve accountant team up […]

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Nature

Snow and ice

It seems every year I post photos taken up north, but how can I help it? It is so spectacular up there after a snow storm… Sometimes the snow sticks to the trees for days…other times it holds on in little balls like a cotton plant…   This year there were a lot of icicles […]

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General

New year!

New year!