Thursday Trios – August 19, 2021

….trios of wildflowers captured on one of my walks this week

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If you’d like to join Thursday Trios just find a photo of anything with threes (people, flowers, animals, things) and post them into your blog with my link from this post. I’ll get a ping back and I’ll be sure to comment.

Photographing Public Art Challenge and Monday Murals

….thanks to Cee for hosting PPAC and Sami for hosting Monday Muralhttps://ceenphotography.com/2021/07/23/ppac-photographing-public-art-challenge-6/ https://sami-colourfulworld.blogspot.com/2021/08/monday-mural-canton-bay-restaurant.html

On my walks through the neighbourhood I found more interesting murals in the alleyways behind the stores.

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Water, Water Everywhere – The King and Queen of Waterfalls

thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere, https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2021/03/15/a-lonely-bouy-water-water-everywhere-69/

Last week we took another day trip to take in some more waterfalls. We headed toward the Niagara region where the world’s most famous waterfalls reside, the Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls wihich make up Niagara Falls.

The falls are fed by the Niagara River and the force of this powerful river and subsequent falls powers a huge section of Ontario and New York State.

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Niagara Falls is not the tallest falls in North America but the width and volume of water that flows over the edge makes it the largest falls. Worldwide it is only the ninth largest falls but it is probably the most famous of all the falls and the city is considered the honeymoon capital of the world.

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Monday Windows – March 1, 2021

thanks to Ludwig for hosting Monday Windows https://mondaywindow.wordpress.com/2021/03/01/monday-window-march-1-2021/

After doing a bit of shopping the other day I decided to drive down into Col. Sam Smith Park and go for a short of a walk. On my way back to the car I passed the outdoor skating rink. Even though we’ve experienced some pretty mild temperatures the rink was still operational because of the pipes under the ice.

In Toronto if you want to skate in one of the city ice rinks you have to book a time so that the area doesn’t become overwhelmed with too many people. A booth is set up outside the old Power Plant where you can sign in. The building itself is closed now during COVID but is used as a community centre.

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