Thursday Doors – March 23, 2017

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Thursday Doors – March 16, 2017

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Share Your World – March 13, 2017

Here are my answers to Cee’s Share Your World questions for this week.

1. Do you push the elevator button more than once?  Do you really believe it makes the elevator faster?

Yes, quite often actually.

I’m one of those annoying impatient types who sometimes pushes away furiously on the elevator button as if the speed at which the elevator will arrive is directly proportional to how much I push the button. *hangs head in shame*

2. Do you plan out things usually or do you do them more spontaneous (for example if you are visiting a big city you don’t know?)

When I was young travel was a luxury that my parents could not afford. Consequently today I look at travel as something to be truly appreciated. The way I see it, I never know if or when I’ll get the chance to go back, so I try to get the most out of every trip I take.

All this to say, yes I like to plan out my trips to a certain extent. Not to a military level of precision mind you, because I do like to leave room for spontaneity and unexpected discoveries.

However, I do want to know where I’m sleeping each night. I also like working from a rough list of the things we want to see and do while we’re there, and I like having at least some of the hard-to-get-into activities reserved in advance.

Honey see’s things the same way so we travel really well together.

3. Describe yourself in at least four uplifting words.

That’s a tough one because I’m not the type who’s comfortable tooting his own horn. I’d rather let others discover my qualities based on my behavior towards them, but if I must I’d go with:

Reliable, trustworthy, fair-minded, giving.

4. If you had a choice which would be your preference salt water beaches, fresh water lakes, ocean cruise, hot tub, ski resort or desert?

Give me a fresh water lake and a canoe to paddle on it and I’m a happy man.

Bonus question:  What are you grateful for from last week, and what are you looking forward to in the week coming up?

We enjoyed a couple of nice family get-togethers this past week. Plus my latest cardiology follow-up was all positive, so that’s all stuff to be grateful for.

We’ll be celebrating Honey’s birthday this week with dinner and a show, and maybe even a doorscursion while we’re at it!

The show promises to be interesting. As part of the city’s 375th anniversary celebrations the Opéra de Montréal is doing an original operatic production of Pink Floyd’s The Wall.

The staging is being produced by the same art director who did The Beatles, Cirque du Soleil show, Love; with the blessing and participation of Roger Waters.

Rogers had always said that the idea for The Wall had come to him after a particularly rowdy Pink Floyd show at the Olympic Stadium here in the late 70’s, so it’s rather fitting that they do this here. If it does well, you may see it in a city near you in the future. So far the reviews I’ve read are mostly positive.

As always a big THANK YOU!!! to Cee for running this fun weekly challenge. If you haven’t played along yet, pop on over to Cee’s blog and join in – everyone is welcome and she’s a wonderful hostess 🙂

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Thursday Doors – March 9, 2017

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Thursday Doors – March 2, 2017

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Tuesdays of Texture – Week 9, 2017

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Here’s my contribution for this week’s  Tuesdays of Texture  over at de monte y mar. These are all from a visit to Ottawa at the beginning of February. Our visit coincided with the start of their annual Winterlude Festival. I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – February 23, 2017

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