For this then and now series we look at the St George’s Island (or Zoo Island) Bridge in Calgary. The first view is from an undated postcard and the second was shot by us recently. In spite of our angles being off a bit, we can see that the bridge …Read the rest
Hiking – Adventure – History – ExplorationFollow Chris and Connie as they explore their world and go on adventures in out of the way and unusual places. Places off the beaten path._________
NOUN. A compound (or portmanteau) word arrived from the names Connie BIGgart and Chris DOERing, the two fanatics who run this place.
1) A passion to get out there to learn and explore. 2) Being eccentric and just a little bit crazy in everything you do. 3) Shunning the ordinary. 4) Never doing anything normal, EVER!_________
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- ChrisBigDoer: Thanks for posting!
- ChrisBigDoer: Yes, it's sad!
- ChrisBigDoer: A wizard's house! Cool!
- ChrisBigDoer: I've always wanted to explore Detroit's old buildings.
- ChrisBigDoer: Yes, gone at some unknown date. The building still looks cool and stylish even without them, however.
- ChrisBigDoer: No kidding, what a place!
- ChrisBigDoer: This was in October. Warm, lovely October.
- Cody Kapcsos: Very neat!
- maico11881: It's really sad to see this, because I live near Detroit and quite a lot of houses have this kind …
- ChrisBigDoer: Awesome, thanks for clarifying that point. Have a great week!
- AveShirl: I rented a Queen Anne in San Fran for a year... first comment from my friend when he visited: "You …
- idontdoathing: There are lots of theses types of homes in Michigan, hundreds and hundreds of them in Detroit alone. What a …
- Simone S: i would love 2 do this house up!
- Kat: Long wasn't a company. It was the last name of my ancestors, who first owned it. Thank you.
- Lila C: The ornamental parts on the roof have been taken off, must have become unstable through the years, I suppose.