Thursday - Notre Dame and on to Quebec! May 17th 2018 After starting with a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we headed off to The Notre-Dame Basilica, where we learned a bit of history and were treated to a private organ concert.
The Basilica was originally built in the 1670s, of wood instead of stone, since they were pressed for time and funds, and also because wood insulates better than stone! In the early 19th century, after the church was deemed ... read more
North America » Canada » Quebec » Québec City A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
I have spent most of my life in Northeast Ohio, having grown up, returned after college, and raised my son in a southwest community outside the city. I retired from a large regional bank in 2016, shortly after my father died, and around my 65th birthday.
I don't have a bucket list, but I try to snag opportunities as they present themselves. For example, I decided at the last minute to accompany a friend on a drive back to northern Minnesota in January 2017, allowing us to catch up on about 30 years of our lives. It also turned into an opportunity to see her beautiful house on Lake Shagawa,... full info