Saturday, 30 July 2011

Long weekend - day one

The view from here. Plus birdsong and Caribana music.

Loon!

Duck!

Friday, 29 July 2011

this dock is awesomesauce

This is what the storm wreaked in Ottawa but we are still standing. On the dock! DockMan FTW!

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wild skies

We were sitting on the dock enjoying a pre-dinner cocktail. Suddenly, at the north end of the lake we saw a sheet of rain rushing towards us. Then this happened.

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lakeside

Here is what it was like sitting by the lake.
Some people are playing badminton.

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heat wave

During the July heatwave my friends invited me to the cottage. Here it is:

And here is the view:


This canoe spent the winter in my parent's backyard.
Doesn't it look happy to be back in its natural habitat?


My friend was busy. He put in the dock.


I have no pictures of him weed whacking but here he is rescuing a badminton shuttlecock from the roof.


And he kept his finger on the pulse old school.


Until this happened.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

solving maria


This message may seem a little cryptic but the person to whom it is directed will understand.

The Maria who comments on posts here is not the Maria you think it is.

Tuesday, 26 July 2011

And these are the evenings we dream of in February.

These are the days we dream of in February

Saturday, 16 July 2011

brunswick sonata

This is what was happening outside the Brunswick House tonight.

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Wednesday, 13 July 2011

all the king's horsemen

"He estimated the cost of reconfiguring the street and returning a reversible fifth lane to its centre at $200,000. The Jarvis lanes were installed last July at a cost of $59,000."
Council votes to scrap Jarvis bike lanes by David Rider, Toronto Star

And in the "plus ça change" department:




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