Window

img_5273It was morning; through the high window I saw the pure, bright blue of the sky as it hovered cheerfully over the long roofs of the neighboring houses. It too seemed full of joy, as if it had special plans, and had put on its finest clothes for the occasion.

Herman Hesse
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The more things change…

Greetings, friends and fellow adventurers, hopefully, life is treating you well!  Some weeks ago, when I was sitting on a sidewalk in Montreal working on a drawing for friends, an elderly local shared this photo.

montreal streetSame place, around a hundred years ago, he explained. Sitting there, I realized that not much had changed here, really. Well, the trees were taller. Strange, when you consider all the people that have lived in these houses over the last 100 years and all their joys and sorrows….

Signing off for today, Your Traveling Translator