2015 was Awesome, 2016 will be Amazing!

2015 was awesome! Here’s a look back at the calendar. January: January 2015 started unusually warm. Here we are celebrating fireside, taking shelter from the drizzling rain under an upturned canoe in Wakefield, Quebec. February: The temperature quickly turned frigid, breaking cold weather records in the region and we went north to Québec City for the…

The Empire State Plaza, the Capitol and the Egg

Albany, the state capitol of New York is an eclectic cocktail of American urban architecture. Prime to downtown is the New York State Capitol, a splendid National Historic Landmark. The Capitol was built over 32 years with three teams of architects during this period. Researching the history of the building, Ginette was particularly interested when she read that Thomas Fuller,…