Casa Loma: How much is too much?

I visited Casa Loma  which is a castle in Toronto built by Canadian businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and soldier, Sir Henry Pellatt (1859 – 1939). He was friends with Thomas Edison and it was in large part due to his innovation that electricity was harnessed from Niagara Falls and was put to use in Canada. Casa LomaContinue reading “Casa Loma: How much is too much?”

Casa Loma, Toronto, Ontario

There is an audio tour for Casa Loma. If you like history I recommend visiting this landmark. At first I was hoping that there would be a docent but there is so much information about each room/area the audio tour turned out to be better.                            Continue reading “Casa Loma, Toronto, Ontario”

CN Tower & Perspective

Interesting thing. The view from our hotel room at night on the 39th floor is much nicer than atop the CN Tower 1122 ft high, which approximately twice as high.  It’s good to stop and notice what’s good about where we are on the way to where we’re going.  CN Tower   Our Room Continue reading “CN Tower & Perspective”

Possibilities & Light

Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that’s been our unifying cry, “More light.”  Sunlight.  Torchlight.  Candlelight.  Neon, incandescent lights that banish the darkness from our caves to illuminate our roads, the insides of our refrigerators.  Big floods for the night games at Soldier’s Field.  Little tiny flashlights for those books we readContinue reading “Possibilities & Light”