Water, Water Everywhere – An Evening Walk Along the Shores of Lake Ontario

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October 13, 2021

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Water, Water Everywhere – September 20, 2021

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I was just commenting to a friend the other day that it was a shame how early the pools and splash pads close here in the city. The day after Labour Day all the outdoor pools close for the season. I’m sure one of the reasons has to do with the fact that most of their staff consist of students who have to go back to school.

Well colour me surprised today when I found out that the splash pad at Marie Curtis Park still has its water feature working. Just hit the button and all the fountains and water sprayers start to flow. What a great find, especially on a warm day like today.

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Water, Water Everywhere – Aug. 5, 2021

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This week I’m featuring Big Sand Bay at sunset.

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Water, Water Everywhere – June 27, 2021

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I never tire of walking through Col. Sam Smith Park and now that summer is officially here the paths and walkways are particularly busy with walkers, runners and cyclists. Sometimes I like to veer off onto the many beaches throughout the park and find a log to sit on and just enjoy the shoreline.

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Water, Water Everywhere – Different Perspectives of the Shores of Lake Ontario

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I’ve posted many photos of Lake Ontario at the bottom of my street. Today I walked a little further east and took a couple of shots towards downtown Toronto. Then I went a little further east and took a shot of the area I had just come from.

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I loved how turquoise the water was today (completely untouched…this is the colour).

Water, Water Everywhere – Not What You Were Expecting

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As I was sitting in the car and going through the carwash I decided to take photos from inside the car as the water and colourful soap blasted my front window.

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This photo is clearly was not taken inside the carwash but it’s hard to imagine that it was taken today, on the icy shores of Lake Ontario and not on a beach in Brazil.

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The kayakers, jet skiers, and boaters were also out today.

Water, Water Everywhere – Beamer Falls

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Last week after we walked through Grimsby Beach Village we got back in the car and drove for a short distance up the Niagara Escarpment to the Beamer Memorial Conservation Area.

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The trail from the parking lot led us to a section of the Bruce Trail which brought us to the edge of the escarpment. From there we had a great view of the town of Grimsby, the highway and Lake Ontario.

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We continued hiking west to find the Beamer Waterfall. This area was similar to other parts of the Bruce Trail that we’ve been on. After awhile we could hear the falls but we had to literally walk out onto a road and go around the barriers to see it properly. Luckily the area was dry and we didn’t have to worry about slipping.

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Another beautiful day for a hike and when we find a waterfall it’s alway a bonus.