The Rough Draft

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Tomorrow is 100th commemoration of the battle at Vimy Ridge, considered to be the battle that moved Canada from the status of a dominion to a full fledged country in the eyes of the British Empire. Right now I’m reading Tim Cook’s book, “At the Sharp End,” a history of Canada’s involvement in the first …

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This trip was a bit of a different bent for me as it was going to be a group ride and not my usual solo affair. The plan was to get to Dayton, OH from Mississauga in a day with a brief stop at Iron Pony in Westerville, OH about 80 miles from Dayton. I …

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This post is about photography but brought to you on my bike. The Eastman Mansion is of course the home George Eastman of Eastman Kodak built for himself after the sales of the Brownie Camera and the celluloid film stock he’d developed made him the tenth richest man in America. He was an amature chemist …

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Paris, Ontario that is. I was gagging for a ride and Saturday had nice weather, sunny and not too hot. There was a big Vintage Bike gathering and swap meet in Paris, Ontario about an hour and a bit west of me. I like old bikes and you never know what you’ll come across. Vintage …

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July 26, 2014.  That’s the departure date for my trip to Mary’s Harbour and ultimately Battle Harbour  Newfoundland /Labrador .  Seventy one years and roughly one month from the day my Grandfather was shot down and killed over Bergen, the Netherlands.  Roughly four thousand kilometers from his place of birth.  I’m going to have to …

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