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I participated in an administrative meeting recently where the questions popped up, Are we too busy?” And, Are we so busy that we can’t spend time doing nothing?” For doers—and you know the type, the ones who can’t sit still … Continue reading
I hope you don’t get bored with me as I always seem to post doors from Tallinn. Here’s another collection.
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I was having lunch with a friend of mine yesterday when she reminded me that what we remember about our lives are moments, moments like this joyous lunch or traveling to a favorite destination. She added, ‘You’re not going to … Continue reading
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Dear Friends, It’s a beautiful season. The lights on Bloor Street are discreet and charming. Small points of white light decorate the trees and plants that line what is known as Toronto’s Fifth Avenue. Who can believe that tomorrow is … Continue reading
It was a beautiful, sunny day today and I decided to take a walk down Bloor Street and snap a few shots.
Here’s a shot of Dolce & Gabbana’s whimsical window display. You can see me reflected in the glass pane as well as traffic moving along Bloor Street.
Here’s Michael Kors’ elegant window display consisting of women’s handbags:
And the classic Tiffany & Co. looked like this:
I can’t recall which well-known store the following mannequins were from, but they appear to blend with the buildings and street appearing surreal.
As I turned away from Bloor Street and onto Queens Park, I saw this odd, striped, huge, Sphynx-like face (minus the body) in contradistinction to a woman working on a ceramic piece and contemporary buildings in the background.
When I later turned onto a side street, I noticed this flashy blue car. If you look closely at its front tire, you’ll notice what appears to be a red, embedded, wheel locking device. The traffic signs, apparently ignored, can be seen through the window.
Enjoy the sunshine!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,400 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.