Tag Archives: Niagara

Stargazing

We were at home when the lights went out ten years ago.  From “the brow” above Hamilton we can see a great distance … on a clear day as far as the Toronto CN tower.  We did not know what … Continue reading

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Bruce Trail Day

Today, Sunday September 30, 2012, has been officially designated Bruce Trail Day. That is  really silly. As far as I am concerned, every day is Bruce Trail Day! The trail runs past our front door, and within a very short … Continue reading

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“Aesthetic pyrotechnic explosive devices” aka FIREWORKS!

Click the arrow on the image to watch! This was an Italian festival at Hamilton’s Ivor Wynne Football Stadium Sunday, June 17th 2012. This stadium will be completely torn down starting in late 2012 and rebuilt as a 22,500-seat venue … Continue reading

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So What?

Yes, he did it! So what? Was there ever any question that this ill-conceived and extravagantly expensive ($1.3 USD million) stunt would be successful? This morning’s headlines scream: Wallenda makes history with Niagara Falls tightrope walk Like millions of others, … Continue reading

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Summer in Ontario

All eyes are on Niagara Falls to-day as Nik Wallenda attempts to walk across on a tight rope. The hype has been intensifying, and tourist bureaus on both sides of the border are using this courageous stunt to showcase the … Continue reading

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Chill Out!

Monday May 28 was a record-breaking day for heat where I live in southern Ontario. The temperature reached 31.9 with an even higher humidex rate… the lowest recorded temperature for the same date was 1.9 in 1966. Our lives and … Continue reading

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Two Towers

This is our tower, the CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario, lit here with a bit of help from the elements. We have enjoyed it for thirty-six years now, and it remains one of the main attractions in this marvellous city. … Continue reading

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