On the day, 75 years ago this week, that Mackenzie King officially opened the Lord Elgin Hotel, a new symbol of the stately capital he had long dreamed of building, Canada’s most successful — and peculiar — prime minister was an emotional mess over the death of his dog. 1,151 more words
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Proverbs 22:29 Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.
As a general rule, if you’re skilled at what you do, there’s an end to the initial stage of looking for work wherever you can get it. 210 more words
Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) has been called one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century by TIME magazine. He was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer known for his portraits of famous individuals such as Winston Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Ernest Hemingway, and many others. (Sources: Wikipedia; karsh.org)