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Coffee Break

Sunshine; workers on the roof of a construction site, others inside, away from sweat and sunburn. Time to take a break … COFFEE BREAK empty chairs against the wall wait for worn work-boots tired bodies lean into bent metal tilt … Continue reading

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Typhoon

I’ve seen a funnel cloud on the prairies and, fortunately, we out-ran it. The devastation can be awful as we’ve all seen on the news … TYPHOON the wind razed all we had … doors broke down … hinges                           fell … Continue reading

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Construction Site

Then there are those days when I can sit and watch people working, building … fascinating to watch each floor added, the joists, rafters, being lifted into place … CONSTRUCTION SITE bucket filled with gravel gripped by high mechanism                  wheels … Continue reading

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Construction Senyru

There’s been a lot of construction going on at a school near us: new residences, dining hall, class rooms. We’ve almost got used to the sound of sawing and hammering. It’s been interesting watching the workers over the last few … Continue reading

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Renovation Geometric

I’ve been thinking about when we renovated our house, quite a few years ago now, but it was a major performance: floors up, walls moved, a new room added. If you’ve ever lived in the middle of a renovation, it’s … Continue reading

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