Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge – Week 43

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COVID numbers in Toronto and a few other urban areas in Ontario are on the rise so the government has closed bars, restaurants and gyms again in those cities most affected. We went for a walk through High Park this week looking for places to have a picnic later in the week. We were hoping to find washroom facilities and a place to purchase a coffee. We struck out in both areas. So sad to see these abandoned chairs at the Park’s only restaurant. The good news is that there are covered areas where we can sit and have a snack brought from home.

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Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge – Sept. 18, 2020

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Earlier this week I drove to the Women’s Art Association of Canada or WAAC building downtown to help clean up the garden in the back. They are suppose to be hosting a wedding this Saturday. Our COVID numbers were coming down in Ontario but recently they have started to spike again. There is talk of lowering the number of people allowed to gather in outdoor spaces again but the organizers don’t think that this will affect the wedding this weekend where about 30 people are expected to attend.

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Hopefully these chairs will be in use on Saturday. If not it’s for a good reason.

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Pull Up a Seat – Week 35

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Last weekend my husband and I and some family and friends took a day trip to the Aberfoyle Antique Market. There were lots of amazing old chairs.

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Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge – Week 13

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With the nicer weather upon us people were looking for solitary places to sit and enjoy the view.

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Pull Up a Seat…but keep your distance – Week 12

…. outdoor seating is well underused

In this day and age of social distancing sitting down in public places is getting almost taboo. On my walk yesterday I did come across some unused garden furniture (still too cold to enjoy) and park benches.

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Taking a break from my walk but as you can see no one is out and about.
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Waiting for warmer days.
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Thanks to Xingfu Mama for hosting this challenge.

Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge – February 21, 2020)

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No takers when the temperatures are below freezing, especially when the seat is made of metal.

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Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge – Week 3

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This last one is the car seat after the passenger window exploded while my husband was driving on the highway today. No one was hurt and the window has been replaced. The shop figured a truck had kicked up a stone and hit it just right to cause this kind of damage.

Pull Up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019 – #47

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Pull up a seat and enjoy our daughter’s birthday celebration.

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or take a seat on this cold autumn morning and enjoy the view
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or imagine what a Victoria Christmas would have been like in the 1800s.
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