Full Throttle November… and more.

 

The ugliest life is better than the nicest death.
(Jewish Proverb)

There it is

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« Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. »
Henry David Thoreau

The Old Bridge

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The Quebec Bridge (Pont de Québec in French) is a road, rail and pedestrian bridge across the lower Saint Lawrence River between Sainte-Foy (since 2002 a western suburb of Quebec City) and Lévis,Quebec, Canada. The project failed twice, at the cost of 88 lives, and took over 30 years to complete.

The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel truss structure and is 987 m (3,239 ft) long, 29 m (94 ft) wide, and 104 m (340 ft) high. Cantilever arms 177 m (580 ft) long support a 195 m (640 ft) central structure, for a total span of 549 m (1800 ft), still the longest cantilever bridge span in the world. (It was the all-categories longest span in the world until the Ambassador Bridge was completed in 1929.) It is the easternmost (farthest downstream) complete crossing of the Saint Lawrence.

The bridge accommodates three highway lanes (none until 1929, one until 1949, two until 1993), one rail line (two until 1949), and a pedestrian walkway (originally two); at one time it also carried a streetcar line. It has been owned by the Canadian National Railway since 1993.

The Quebec Bridge was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1995.

Source : Wikipedia

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Bike Shooting

I was wondering… Should I go shooting or biking? Why not both? So this is what I did. Fresh air, rolling slowly, beautiful nature. I’ve seen some white tail but couldn’t picture them. We had a bit of snow this morning. Winter is slowly taking place. Good news!

City Tour

Winter settled.

-20°C today and that damn house can’t keep the heat inside. This is good reason to go outside. Here are some pictures from last Autumn and some others from today. Nothing special… Except that it’s the first batch entirely built on Adobe Suite.

Enjoy Winter!

Fashioning hand

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Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
Henry David Thoreau