Monday, December 31, 2018

Monday Night

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Last day of 2018...
"Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one." Brad Paisley

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Sunday Sky

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Cityscape on a cold December day letting off steam.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

South African Memorial

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Located at University Avenue and Queen Street West, Toronto. It was designed by Walter Allward and constructed in 1910 to the honour and in memory of the Canadians who died in defence of the Empire in the Boer War 1899-1902. The figures represent Mother Britain flanked by two Canadian soldiers.

Friday, December 28, 2018

Casa Coffee

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It is so strange to see a mural like this that has survived the tags of vandals. I took this photo in Kensington Market, exactly one year ago to the day. You have to ignore 50 years on the mural because Casa Coffee has been there longer than that. In fact last May after 55 years the business owners decided to close shop. Rent increase may have been the cause.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Ghost Bike

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A bicycle, painted white and locked up at a site is a remembrance of a person who was fatally injured or died at the location.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday Night

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Early morning and people are scarce. There's only three people walking their dogs and one crazy camera guy taking pictures with his camera on the ground.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Sunday Sky

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My thanks to the clouds for posing for me.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Fighter Jet

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The Canadian CT-133 Silver Star is only one of Allan Rubin's collection of vintage aircraft. This photo was taken in 2013 and since that time the entire collection of planes has been sold and shipped to San Diego, California.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Oldest Gas Station - Eldorado, Ontario

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There it is in great big bold letters. But history tells us that the first Canadian gas station opened in Vancouver in June, 1907.

Unfortunately this station is closed and abandon.

So is the "Oldest Gas Station" sign correct? It is believed the gas bar opened sometime in the early 1920s and closed towards the end of the last few years of the first decade of this century. That makes it about 90 years old and that could make it the "oldest" (but not the first) gas station at the time of closing.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

United States Marine Band

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June 29, 2018, performing at The Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Shopping Off The Rack

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Regardless of the weather or temperature... on the street shopping goes on.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday Night

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Construction zone two hours before the work crew showed up.

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Art Of A Smile

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This is the first mural that has ever smiled at me.

Friday, December 07, 2018

1939 Ford

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Another one at "Eric's Custom Auto Body" waiting to be restored.

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Autumn Colours

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Photographed Oct. 6, 2018. A windless fall day on the Skootamatta River.

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

$1.00 Plus Tax

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Put you hand up if you have never been inside of a McDonald's Restaurant.

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Mike "Wunder" Kennedy

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The mural is tribute to Mike. Toronto's graffiti and street art community recently suffered a great loss with the passing of Mike Kennedy (2017) a talented graffiti artist and friend to so many in the community. The mural was painted by artists Getso, Sight, Arms, Wales, Tenso2, Braes, and CTRJ

Monday, December 03, 2018

Monday Night

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Let the Midnight Special shine a ever lovin' light on me.

Sunday, December 02, 2018

Abandon Barn

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Restoring this old barn is beyond hope. I am linking to Tom's Barn Collective.

Saturday, December 01, 2018

Recycle, Recycle

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A person can find many car parts at a junkyard, including windows, windshields, engine parts, door handles... etc.

On the inside it almost reminds me of a apocalypse scene from a movie.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Higher & Higher

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Tall building in the background Shangri-La Hotel.
66 storey mixed use building contains 17 floors of
hotel rooms and 305 condo units on the remaining 49 storeys.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

The Good & Bad Of Cycling

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The Good: A nice new bike locked to a bike stand.

The Bad: Finding your bike trashed. There are no good reasons as to why someone would do something like this.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Farmers' Market

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A Vendor sorting the good apples, from the bad apples.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

One Size Fits Most

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Sometimes one size fits all. And sometimes it doesn’t.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Waiting To Be Rescued

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Located at Eric's Custom Auto Body. Eric likes to restore gems like this.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Bundle Buggy Lady

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All her worldly belongings are in the buggy.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Marsh Trinity Church

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Nothing special here today. I am running out of photos to post. History: Trinity Marsh Church was built in 1876, to save local farmers the long trip to attend services at St. Thomas Anglican Church in the neighbouring village of Millbrook. It is located near the forested rolling hills or the Oak Ridges Moraine, in the farmland of the Township of Cavan Monaghan.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Killing The Bug

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Volkswagen has announced that production of the current, third generation Beetle will end in July 2019.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Storefront Dummies

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This puts a whole new meaning into window dressing.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Sunday Sky

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Graveyard Angel... a guide to Heaven.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Donkey & Horse

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The haves and have nots of the farm animals.

Friday, November 16, 2018

A Little Bit Of History

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This frame building in the village of Queensborough appears on a 1854 survey as the American Hotel. A short time later, it was renamed Diamond’s Hotel. The building served as hotel and tavern until prohibition closed the tavern in 1919. Mr. Clayton Hamm purchased the building around 1919, and operated it as a general store, adding a cold room and large display windows.

McMurray’s General Store operating out of the building from 1931 until the late 1970s. Clayton McMurray, nephew of Clayton Hamm, and his wife Blanche were store proprietors; Blanche ran the post office there from 1947 until its close in 1969, which marked the end of an important village gathering place.

Thursday, November 15, 2018


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Not exactly the religious version of "Paradise".

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018

Monday Night

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On a rainy night... in the background completed condos and condos still under construction.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Sunday Sky

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Back at my favourite sky location for a sunrise.

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Sitting, Waiting

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Sometimes we just have to sit down and watch the world go by.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Bluenose II

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The original Bluenose was launched as a Grand Banks fishing and racing schooner on 26 March 1921 in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Look at a Canadian dime and you will see it is emblazoned with a fishing schooner that became famous for speed and perseverance. As a racing schooner, she was undefeated in her 18 year career and became a Canadian icon. Bluenose II is a replica that sails out of her home port of Lunenburg a UNESCO World Heritage site on Nova Scotia's South Shore.

Monday, November 05, 2018

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