Friday, May 31, 2013

Water Reflection

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I'm up early again out and about taking photos before the wind comes up and ruffles the water surface.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

New Fence

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This beautiful lot is located on Frenchman's Bay.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Signs, Signs - McDonald's

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If you see the "Golden M" with wheels, it's a sure sign there`s a drive thru at this McDonalds.
I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Monday, May 27, 2013

My New Neighbour

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I'm pretty sure she is married but I haven't met her husband yet.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

It's Time To Quit

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When it comes to anti smoking, there's nothing worse than the wrath of an ex smoker like myself.

Saturday, May 25, 2013

American Standard Mill: Cambridge, Ontario - Panorama

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This four-storey limestone building on the Speed River was initially built in 1847 by Jacob Hespeler as a stone grist and flour mill. During the twentieth century, the former mill site has had a variety of names. The owners have been American Standard since 1969, now a division of Wabco Standard Drain. The mill dam and adjacent "Jacob’s Landing" park are a great place to view this historic stone mill. The plan is to renovate the building for condominiums.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Hiking Trail

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It's just me showing off as I hold a post up with only my elbow. :-)

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Bride Wore Boots

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Continuing from yesterday's posting. I was standing on the bridge trying to photograph the water below when the bride began walking towards me. She didn't mind one bit that I was photographing her.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


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When I was photographing at the mill pond I got a bonus when I spotted a wedding party.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Bleeding Hearts

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My wife has had these flowers planted at the side of the house for umpteen years.
They are early bloomers and have never disappointed.

Monday, May 20, 2013


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If God were a woman all babies would be protected.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Apple Blossom

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This bud is one of many on a wild apple tree.

Saturday, May 18, 2013


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The weather has been on the cool side but that did not stop the tulips from popping up.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Playing It Safe

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Now I know there's a specialty shop for everything.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

What A Difference A Year Makes

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This is me last year on May 13, 2012. The weather was warm enough to sit outside to eat breakfast and checkout the Sunshine Girl. This year I have been freezing my buns off.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


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An hour and a half before sunset gave me theses lighting conditions.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Me And My Shadow

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Shadow owes its birth to light. John Gay.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Another Day

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The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate. Oprah Winfrey.

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Friday, May 10, 2013

Ball's Mill - Baltimore, Ontario

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Ball’s Mill began as a carding mill and sawmill in 1842. It was owned and operated for three generations of the Ball family until it was purchased by the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority. In 1988 Paul Rapati bought the mill, saving it from being torn down due to a lack of funding for restoration projects.
He is currently working on restoring the mill and maintains it as a place of community pride and connection to heritage.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Signs, Signs - No Kidding, Eh!

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There are people that need help every step of the way.
I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Birch Trees

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Birch trees are a popular item for landscaping.


I'm no expert so all of this info is from the internet.
Birch tree flowers known as catkins appear early in spring and release their pollen in clouds during April, and the seeds ripen from July to August. The scented flowers are monoecious (individual flowers are either male or female, but both sexes can be found on the same plant) and are pollinated by wind. The small (1-2 mm) winged seeds ripening in late summer.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Toronto Fire Station

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Station #315, 132 Bellevue Avenue, Toronto. This is one of the city's oldest stations built in 1878. It is a two storey structure with an eight storey clock tower. The current tower partially rebuilt in 1972, after the tower and its clock were set ablaze by an arsonist. (sic) The tower's clock was not salvageable, and a replica replaced the original when the tower was rebuilt over the course of 1972 to 1973.

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Colourful Shoes

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Shoe styles are one thing that keeps on recycling every few years.
There is an old saying “What goes around comes around.”

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Young Deer

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I spotted this young guy (gal?) in a urban area where tandem dump trucks are stored.
The deer stayed in this position for about two minutes while I kept on clicking.


She finally stood up and nonchalantly wandered closer
to the house in the background where I lost sight of her.

Friday, May 03, 2013

Burnt Dam: Havelock, Ontario

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In the summer the flow of water is so little that one can walk
where you see the heavier flow of water an not get wet.


This shot was taken a little further down the chute. I'm linking to Rurality Blog Hop.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Signs, Signs - Fish Fry

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I've been here two days in a row but the owner keeps on forgetting to change his sign to "free beer today".
I'm linking to Lesley's Signs, Signs.

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