When the news on the TV not long ago consisted solely of footage of Notre Dame totally engulfed by flames, it made me pretty sad. That led me to look for pictures of what it looked like back when I visited. You do not need me to tell you about how it was incredibly beautiful, an architectural marvel, so on and so forth. Oddly enough, to this day either no one knows what caused the blaze. Go figure. It will be interesting to see what they end up deciding to do with the now blank space where the steeple used to be. Well, bottom line is it is a terrible situation and it will probably never be the same again, but I’m glad I was able to see it before it was partially destroyed.