Thursday, December 22, 2016

xmas wreaths

Three for Thnursday

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016

stone church

St John's Presbyterian

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

water towers

Kleinburg - home of the Binder Twine Festival. Entertainment and food was provided by the local hardware store for the farmers who used to come to town to get twine to bind their sheaves of wheat. It's now a favourite fall festival.
Brantford - home of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone
Kincardine - home of the only 'downtown' lighthouse on Lake Huron

Three for Thursday

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Countryside United

Cookstown United Church, built in 1878, rebuilt after a fire in 1915.

Held it's final service in January, 2016.

Most of the small congregation have moved to the newly amalgamated church in Thornton
the former Trinity United Church, (built in 1898)

now known as Countryside United Church

for InSPIRED Sunday

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


some hope is needed for all of us. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

communicating and telus

The evolution of communications through the ages
Mont Joli, Quebec
painted by Yvon Lavoie, 2004
bonus photo: a telus phone booth

Sunday, November 6, 2016


 Port Hope Union Cemetery Chapel
restored in 2000

for InSPIREd Sunday

Monday, October 31, 2016

since 1908

a fourth generation family owned business
Hargrave St, Winnipeg

for Monday Mural

Monday, October 24, 2016

roses in autumn

coffee and cigarettes on the patio
Corydon Ave, Winnipeg
for Monday Murals

Sunday, October 23, 2016


 St Boniface Cathedral
old and new
the ruins of the Cathedral destroyed by fire in 1968
with a new church built behind in 1972
see also here
for InSPIREd Sunday

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Del's still in supply

Del's Electric since 1950, still going strong
Princess St, Winnipeg
for Tuesday's Treasures
and signs,signs

Monday, October 17, 2016

Hugo St

painted by Michel Saint Hilaire and Mandy van Leeuwen, 2008

(see previous post for another view of the church in the mirror)

for Monday Murals

Sunday, October 16, 2016

St Michael's and All Angels

The original church is now used as the parish hall.
Built in the Romanesque style in 1920 using leftover limestone from the Manitoba Legislature.
for InSPIRED Sunday

Saturday, October 15, 2016


a sleepy red panda
at the Assiniboine Park Zoo

for Saturday's Critters

Friday, October 14, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016


an Optometry Clinic in Mont Joli, Quebec
painted by Yvon Lavoie, 2005

... no idea why the chicken is there, laying an egg on the woodpile

for Monday Murals

Sunday, October 9, 2016

blinding light

Celebrating 225 years in Saint-André-de-Kamouraska

for InSPIREd Sunday

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

mama and cub

Leo Mol
'bears on the move', 1999

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

frozen custard

a popular summer treat

for signs,signs

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