I went walking in the woods with a friend yesterday. Read more “Dog Walks in the Woods”
I missed last week’s post. I’d taken these great shots in Hamilton during Dusk Dances shows. Read more “Late Post, Dusk Dances, Summer Waterside”
I’ve been grooving on my macro lens recently. I’ve wanted one for years and now that I have it, I am feeling the joy. For example, this lichen in Warsaw Caves park. Looks like shag carpet or a furry coat. Read more “Macro Abstract and Pigs”
It’s been a busy few weeks and I’ve missed a couple of posts. Read more “Spring Cows and Buddha Dude”
If you don’t like spiders, don’t look. Read more “Baby Spiders and Stunning Lake”
It was ostensibly a birding weekend, but I don’t have lenses for wildlife photography. I did check out the birds, but my photos were much closer to the ground. Read more “Port Burwell”
The first of the flowers, like this bold daffodil, are finally opening their buds. Read more “April Flowers”
The City of Peterborough has a long history. It’s one of Ontario’s older cities and once, as “The Electric City,” vied for the capital of the province.
It got its start as a logging town where lumber pulled in from north of the city would be milled and sent on its way.
Our waterway and liftlocks were originally intended to serve industry, but the development of the highways and trucking as the major means of transport shifted the focus. Now the Trent-Severn is a pleasure route, used by leisure craft and vacationers.
But the industrial boom and history of the town is evident in much of its architecture. From the Quaker Oats building and water tower… Read more “Small Industrial City”