Category Archives: Objects

Handle With Care

May 2005 brought a great opportunity to visit a place I’d never seen before: Old Québec City. We took several walks around the wonderful self-contained town and there were so many wonderful examples of old world architecture. The days that we visited were overcast and windy, not to mention a …

Hydrant

Another photo from the trip to Kingston in November, 2004. This forlorn fire hydrant caught my eye. It sat, dejected, in the middle of a construction site. Sometimes an object cries out in a human way, telling a story of happiness or woe. This hydrant has most likely stood vigil …

Enlightenment

This photo was taken in Kingston. A lot of the architecture there (both on and off Queens Campus) is great. It is styled after the old, and yet seems very new and clean. These light fixtures looked interesting lined up from where I was standing, so I shot them. The …

Sword

My friend Bill (a sword and armor maker and distributor) had set up shop at the Renaissance Festival in Milton in July 2004. The amount of work that goes into some of these swords never ceases to amaze me. This particular sword was lying on its own, ready to be …

DL Wedding – Decorations

People are the center of weddings. This is obvious. But at your next wedding, make sure to take a look around. The decorations used can be a gateway to the personalities and the souls of the people holding the event. The themes that they choose as well as what they try to present to …

Three Cheers

A few blocks west of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square) in Lisbon you will find this wonderful square (Praça do Municipio). In the hustle and bustle of Lisbon a place like this can be a tranquil refuge. This work of sculpture was really great, because it summed up what …

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Lisbon is a confusing city. There are quite a few blocks that are not really square. My wife and I eventually ended up close to the harbour. I believe this place is called the terreiro do paco which skirts the edge of the Praça do Comércio (Commerce Square). It is …