Category Archives: Things I Like

Under Construction

There is something compelling about a construction site and it should be no surprise that I often snap photos of them in passing. I don’t think I’ve ever shared any of them before now, but I thought these discoveries from … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot

Gilles and I were running errands together yesterday and decided to head out to the west end near the airport to check out a restaurant that a recent article suggested had the best samosas in the city. We like to occasionally … Continue reading

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An Assortment of Doors

It’s another helping of random doors for today’s Thursday Doors. I don’t even remember many of the buildings themselves … just their doors. Another battered old door found in Port Perry, a 45 minute drive away. This door was attached to a … Continue reading

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In A Yorkville State of Mind

In my last post, I traveled downtown to the Ice Fest in Yorkville, but I had an ulterior motive in venturing into this area. On my list of Toronto heritage buildings, there were several in the Yorkville area that I wanted to … Continue reading

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Winter Festival Season

February tends to be the month when Canadian towns, both big and small, celebrate with various winter festivals.  These celebrations have been historically important for communities to thumb their nose at the dark and cold for outdoor fun, games, and … Continue reading

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Feeling a Little Blue … and Yellow

I started this post a few weeks ago, but it just never got any real traction.  Today I’m dusting it off and trying again. I chose these photos for Thursday Doors because of the much needed splash of colour they were providing. … Continue reading

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Back In The Fast Lane

I mentioned back in October that I had taken a part-time job, but I hadn’t mentioned what exactly I was going to be doing. I’m working as a data privacy consultant … as in, that person who writes those internet … Continue reading

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Doors As Art

I was going to park this post in respect for the message written today by Norm Frampton on Thursday Doors … until I got to the end.  So, as requested, this post is intended to highlight a little more of … Continue reading

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Wild Water

I may be back in the frigid north, but my heart is still in the warm sunshine of Florida. It’s not going to be much of a surprise when I tell you that the two highlights of my short visit to … Continue reading

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Running Away To The Circus

It was only 4 days … but it was all I needed to put a spring back in my step. With Gilles going out of town for work, I was reluctant to stay at home doing nothing.  So a last … Continue reading

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