Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Knives

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If you are ever in Pictou, Nova Scotia, make sure you visit the Grohmann Knives Factory. The factory is small, but they produce an excellent product. There is something about theses knives that is not commonly encountered now of days. They are made in Canada rather than China. What else does "K" stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Train Derailment In Pickering Ontario

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Train derailment in Pickering today. It is right beside the Go Transit commuter station. The good news is that there no injuries.

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Just missed the cars in the parking lot.

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Another nightmare for Go Transit users. No train service east of Rouge Hill Station.

Standing On Gauard

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This dog did not like me parking close to his master's car.

Monday, March 29, 2010

What Do You See?

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Do you see a forest or trees?

Friday, March 26, 2010

Canada Blooms

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After a cold but almost snow less winter, plant life begins to return.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Boat Storage

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These boats are in their winter storage. Spring has arrived and they should be back in the water soon. It is also a time of year when we start to see the for sale signs pop up on some of them.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

ABC Wednesday Letter "J" - Jelly Fish

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Remains of a small jelly fish found on the shore. What else does "J" stand for?
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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Beer Bottle Light

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Beer bottle lamp hanging in the Lone Star Restaurant.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Streetcar

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Old Streetcars never die. They become restaurants. This one ended up as an extension on a hamburger joint.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Pileated Woodpecker

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You can count on one hand the number of Pileated Woodpeckers that I have seen in my lifetime.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Feeding Birds

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Feeding the birds at Lynde Shores Conservation Area can be a lot of fun.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

ABC Wednesday Letter "I" - Ice Fishing

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Due to the mild trend ice fishing is almost at an end. If you look in the background you can see open water. I took this photo with my telephoto lens from shore. I was not brave (dumb) enough to venture out onto the ice. What else does "I" stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

Monday, March 15, 2010

Wild Flowers

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I captured this photo last fall. They look like daises to me,

Friday, March 12, 2010

Ice Flows

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The spring thaw has caused the river ice to breakup. The physical power of the river has pushed the ice up onto the banks.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Spring Thaw

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The weather has turned warmer and I was trying to capture the spring thaw on Petticoat Creek.
In the background you can see the remains of an old mill dam.
Someone has been kind enough to paint it with graffiti:-(

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

ABC Wednesday Letter "H" - Historic

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Beginning in the 1890's the bell was used in Pickering Village Ontario to alert the volunteer firemen to report for duty. It is now a piece of history. What else does "H stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Tracks

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Only a train engineer could figure this out.

Monday, March 08, 2010

Berries

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It was the bright red of the berries that caught my eye.

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

ABC Wednesday Letter "G" - Geese

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This is Fred and Fredetta. That's a name that my wife I gave these two geese. They were regulars feeding off the droppings from my bird feeder in the winter. This is first and only time that I have ever seen geese sitting on a perch What else does "G stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

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