Thursday, December 31, 2009


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Not really UFOs. They are the light standards on the Highway Of Heros (Hwy. 401). I took the photo in the early morning mist.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

ABC Wednesday Letter "X" - Railway Crossing

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This has to be the most common "X" in North America. It can be found at all level railway crossings. Over my career as a bus driver I had to stop my bus at everyone before crossing. If clear I was allowed to proceed.
What else does X stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

King Of The Road

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This guy and gal were supplying entertainment to the motorist. I was out for my exercise when I notice, up ahead traffic was coming to a complete stop. It took me about 4 minutes to walk up to the disturbance of public order. These two were walking back and forth on the road. Normally they will fly off or pickup speed crossing the road. Today they were playing King Of The Road. They got to one side then turned around and went back. It was very comical watching them.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Christmas Light Display

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This is one of massive Christmas light displays in my neighbourhood. The owners were accepting donations for the Food Bank.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

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On display in the streets of Toronto, Ontario.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

ABC Wednesday Letter "W" - Water

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I had brain freeze with "W". Not much thought went into my water photo.
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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Winter Snow Fall

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The snow is falling in this photo. I hope you can feel the cold.

Monday, December 21, 2009


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They say magic tricks are done with mirrors. This photo is not magic but it is done with mirrors.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Photo Sunday - Holidays

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For the theme "Holidays" I present Christmas Candle. See more at Photo Sunday.

Friday, December 18, 2009

End Of Season

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The equipment at the lake front park has been packed away for the winter. These tables have been stacked and secured together with a chain and lock.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Nuclear Power Plant

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The Nuclear Power Plant located in Pickering, Ontario began producing power in 1971.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

ABC Wednesday Letter "V" - Vacant

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Vacant and boarded up house on the propose airport lands in Pickering, Ontario.
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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Bird Eat Bird

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When I filled the bird feeders I noticed every once in awhile, patches of feathers scattered on the snow. I used think it was the fault of the local cats that roamed the neighbourhood. Then one day I spotted this guy having a meal.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Lifting Machines

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Located on the expansion site of the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant. We used to call it a sewage treatment plant but now it's a politically correct world.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Photo Friday - Winter

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The next chore is the clean up. See more at Photo Friday.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

First Snow Storm 2009

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The other day I viewed photowannabe photos on the unusual and unique snow fall in the Sacramento Valley. I decided when the first snow fall came to my neighbourhood that I would also take some photos. I did not have to wait long. This one here was taken 4:20 am and I wasn't even brave enough to step outside. I stuck my camera out the window and took 6 photos with this one being the one most appealing to me.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

ABC WEDNESDAY LETTER " U " - Underground

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Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Sheppard subway line. What else does U stand for? Find out at ABC Wednesday

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Used Tires

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Used tires behind a tire shop. Let's hope they are recycled.

Monday, December 07, 2009

Waterfront Trail

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You can't see the water but it is about 200 feet to the right. The trail is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario.

Friday, December 04, 2009

Pine Needles

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I was walking across a pedestrian bridge when I looked over the edge and spotted the pine needles in the bright sunlight.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Alpacas Face

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A face that only a mother could love.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009


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At a place called "Spinning Wheel Alpaces".

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

The Sparkling Boat

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There was an interesting display of water reflecting on the side of this boat. The photo does not capture motion but the sparkles were shining with brilliant points of light like stars and giving a great dance performance.

Monday, November 30, 2009

My Face

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Yep. It's me. I hope I'm not too scary.

Friday, November 27, 2009

'From My Past'

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It's an old family photograph of my Mom, Dad and brother.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Pink & White

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This used to be a bustling trucking firm. It now lies dormant. It was the colours that made want to photograph it.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Monday, November 23, 2009


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A couple of curious sheep keeping an eye on me.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Men In Orange

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I assume these two guys are taking a break from fishing on the lake. This photo was taken in November and thermo suits would be needed on the lake's open waters.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

The Village Bell

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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.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Twisted Tree

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Life will take many shapes in order to survive.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Sunrise With Power

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Sunrise, with wind and nuclear power in the background.

Friday, November 13, 2009

The Pillars of Hercules

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Not quit The Pillars of Hercules but still offering the same support.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Whitevale Dam

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This dam is located slightly north of Whitevale.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Bee Hive

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Things used to be as busy as bee hive around here.

Monday, November 09, 2009

Fire In The Sky

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I've seen rainbows before but this one gave me a whole new prospective on them.

This optical phenomenon amazed so much I decided to post two photos. The view is over Lake Ontario.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Recycle Truck

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This recycle truck has a jammed hopper. That's the driver-collector up top straightening matters out.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Recycle Day

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Once a week in Durham Region there is pickup for recyclable items. Placed at curbside are blue box, green box and garden waste.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Monday, November 02, 2009

Tall Performer

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One of the entertainers from the Bala Cranberry Festival.

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Saturday, October 31, 2009

Pumpkin Man

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This guy impresses me. If he could walk he would be one scary dued.

Friday, October 30, 2009


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This will look spooky on Halloween night.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Pumpkin Lane

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This year I have noticed there are less houses with Halloween displays. Over the next few days I will be posting a few Halloween related pictures.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Rusty Truck

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It might be rusting away but is still used as farm equipment at the Johnston's Cranberry Marsh. The marsh is located near Bala, Ontario.

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Monday, October 26, 2009

Candle Light

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They were sitting on the table and I just happen to have my camera with me.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Building In Pickering Village

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One of the older buildings in Pickering Village. At the present time it is used for music lessons and sales It has an interesting roof.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

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