Tuesday, August 31, 2010

G is for grapes

niagara grapes

At any time, come where these grapes are grown;
And you will find me treading them to must. ~ Edna St Vincent Millay

ABC Wednesday

Sunday, August 29, 2010



The Promenade Bridge at LaSalle Park offers a view of a marina and a few ducks.


Friday, August 27, 2010

smiling clouds

Picture 058

The clouds gloried in their reflection


Thursday, August 26, 2010



a quilted cover for the travelling ship


Wednesday, August 25, 2010

F is for FOOD


The Food Building at the CNE, or the Ex (continuing from last week’s E is for Ex)

ABC Wednesday

Friday, August 20, 2010

an evening glow


the evening sun paints the treetops


Thursday, August 19, 2010

softly, ends the day


Peace... is seeing a sunset, and knowing who to thank. ~ Unknown


Tuesday, August 17, 2010

E is for Ex

entrance ex entrance

The “Ex'’ will soon be open in Toronto (August 20th to Labour Day). This is the Princes Gates, the eastern entrance to the exhibition grounds.

ABC Wednesday

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Old Mill Bridge

Old Mill Bridge

The Old Mill Bridge has been an access across the Humber River since 1916. This is just a short way down from the balanced stones of this previous post. You can see from the low level water how easy it would have been to find the stones for his standing sculptures.


Thursday, August 12, 2010

a misty morn

fog on burnhamthorpe

"Sit quietly and listen for a voice that will say
be more silent"


Tuesday, August 10, 2010

D is for deer

It is not common to see a deer in the middle of a large urban area, but this one has found a nice home in Mt Pleasant Cemetery in uptown Toronto.
ABC Wednesday

standing stones

standing stones

last weekend these balanced stone structures appeared in Toronto’s Humber River. They were created as a form of meditation by the artist and have been left to the vagaries of the wind and water. While I was there, three of them fell over, and several of the other 40 of them had already fallen.


Saturday, August 7, 2010

the Beltline


The Toronto Belt Line Railway was a very short lived commuter railway line built in the early 1890s to promote new suburban developments. For a variety of reasons it was never successful. Eventually, the city bought the lands and a pedestrian walkway was created that followed the defunct line. Here we have the iron bridge that crosses Yonge St at the eastern edge of the beltway.


Friday, August 6, 2010

oh, hi

ducks in water

Ducks just passing the time of day.


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

C is for cormorants


Thousands of these rather ugly, ravenous birds have their own islands under the Skyway.

ABC Wednesday

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