Tag Archives: Verdun

Rail Yard Runaround

Soon after we moved to Point St. Charles, divorce proceedings that had been in the works for years came to an end, leaving us in a precarious financial situation. We didn’t know whether to keep the house and renovate it … Continue reading

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The Old Point

When I moved to Montreal in August, 1975, I learned the city by walking it. My base of operations was a downtown apartment building on Pierce Street where I would sometimes be awakened by cockroaches falling from the ceiling onto my face. My … Continue reading

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