Saturday, 29 August 2015



About this time of summer vegetation has reached its fullest growth, before the long dry spells start to take the lushness out of things.  On these hot days I go and stand in the shallow water at Paterson Point while the boys swim:



The water levels are down for the end of summer, up at Sheffield Lake the water's down too, waiting for the blustery days of fall...



Monday, 24 August 2015



A cool, evening walk exploring the old rail bed behind the Riocan Centre.  A strangely wild and abandoned place right in the middle of the city.  There is some foot traffic, though; someone left their clean socks behind...


Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Queen Ann's Lace is everywhere in bloom, especially in the breezy fields by Sunny Acres Rd:



And the fine grasses are home to small creatures which our dogs pursue ferociously:


Tuesday, 11 August 2015



There's a long, narrow green space beside Taylor Kidd Blvd, near Old Colony Rd, and this time of year it's very lush, with huge willows growing beside the stream.  Hot, still, and humid, it's another world.

Monday, 10 August 2015


Air Conditioner

 Poking around the Frontenac Mall, waiting for a kid at a Putt'n'Blast birthday party again.  I do like exploring behind malls, there's always something interesting:


Saturday, 8 August 2015

Tuesday, 4 August 2015


These older models seem very small compared to the current ones.  Still not sure what persuades people to put mags on a work truck, but I don't deny they look great!  Over on the Invista grounds the willows have grown huge:


Sunday, 2 August 2015




I do like the expansive view from Paterson Park out over the lake, especially on a cloudy day.  On Sunny days the park's trees are quite fine as well:




At the water purification plant construction site nearby they seem to be finished with the heavy earth moving-