November 11th

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Leunig

Walking the streets of Rossland this morning in falling snow, feeling the varying textures beneath my feet, high in appreciation of the simple beauty of the transforming landscape, I encountered the annual celebration of Canada’s martial history. The flags, uniforms, poppies, marching and bagpipes seemed so otherworldly foreign – I watched briefly from a distance and headed back into the peace of the storm.

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