or soft landing?
received from Germany
Welcome to Whitehorse Yukon, capital of the Yukon, mile 918 on the Alaska Highway, which begins at Dawson Creek, B.C.
There is so much I love about this - the focus on the grilles, the positioning of each car in an alternate direction, and the odometer cancel. And, of course, the cars themselves, from the 1950s/early 60s: a Triumph TR3; MG TD; Austin Healey; Jaguar; Morgan Plus Four (issued 1996)
Henry Seth Taylor Steam Buggy (1867); Ford Model T (1914); McLaughlin Buick (1928); Russell Touring Car (1908); Studebaker Starlight Coupe (1950); Gray Dort Luxury Sedan (1924) from Germany, a more modern car: a lovely blue Porsche circa 1965
and then these interesting beauties issued in 1993
something to consider for your Sunday drive
Abies sibirica also known as Siberian fir
some far away trees for Sunday Stamps
the 90 steps made famous in the final scene of the 1973 movie The Exorcist
artist: Carlos Carmonamedina
Oscar Peterson (1925-2007) jazz pianist & composer
Issued on his 80th birthday in 2005. It was the first time a living person had a stamp commemorating them for themselves.
musical geniuses (Oscar Peterson and Count Basie)
some jazz for your Sunday Stamps morning
Victoria Hall now used as a courthouse and concert hall
built in 1860 when it was believed that Cobourg would be the capital of Upper Canada
columns of basalt rock from lava that cooled at the right speed to crack and form these hexagonal columns
50 million year old granite
some geology for Sunday Stamps
In some ways, I think it is more magnificent in winter than summer. It's been quite the winter in these parts so far.
Temple of Artemis a Roman temple built in the 1st century AD. Artemis was the patron goddess of Jerash
Gamzigrad, Felix Romuliana an ancient Roman imperial palace built in the 3rd century BC. Gaius Galerius dedicated the palace to his mother Romula
some antiquities for the beginning of the year
Happy New Year