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What Happened on September 1st - A World War I Soldier Writes Home

Excerpts of an American soldier’s letter from September 1, 1917.  The letter (not complete below) was written when he was on leave in Paris.

Dear Lois,

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What Happened on September 1st - A World War I Soldier Writes Home

Excerpts of an American soldier’s letter from September 1, 1917.  The letter (not complete below) was written when he was on leave in Paris.

Dear Lois,

477 more words
History

Thunderstorm and Lights Out On Wellington

Nice thunderstorm tonight that will cool things off for a few hours before the humidity roars back overnight. Street lights are out and most buildings have no power going west from 1st avenue.

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Symposium d'Arts Interculturels - SAI Part 2

Things were a tad slower on Sunday as we plunged deeper into this oppressive heat wave but the spirit was not broken.

Many thanks go to the organizers of this special event – Projet Montreal Borough Councillor Luc Gagnon,  stained glass artist Valerie Lamirande (Working Glass Hero), and Ana Gloria Blanch of… 325 more words

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Symposium d'Arts Interculturels S.A.I. Part 1

From the Facebook page.

“Taking “traditional culture” as its theme, this 1st edition of Verdun’s “Intercultural Arts Symposium” (SAI) will explore the role of traditional art in Montreal communities. 579 more words

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SE41 Week 7 - My Triumphant Return and KABOOM

Hi! Remember me? I do! I apparently took an unannounced summer hiatus, and really, with it being hot out and us living in Canada, wouldn’t you too? 649 more words

Grand Tour Day 2

It bucketed down with rain overnight, the farmers certainly weren’t wrong! It’s a drizzly day as we wander around the WW1 battlefields north of Verdun. The Ossuary was perhaps the “highlight” for want of a better word. 178 more words

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