Staying with the Porsche theme from the previous post, we go from one extreme (classic) to the other (a modern racer). This is a Porsche 911 GT3 Carrera Cup car piloted by Parker Thompson from Alberta, Canada. He is doing roughly 84 MPH around turn 11 on the Streets of Toronto course during the first qualifying session back in July.
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Skier lodges at Big White Mountain, tucked in between the Okanagan Highlands and Monashee Mountains, British Columbia
This is what fresh powder looks like hanging from trees! Sun setting after a ski day at Big White.
Toronto’s CN Tower framed by apartments
Iconic for Canadians and many people globally, I really like how a community has grown right around Toronto’s CN Tower. Without counting I’d guess 50 to 60 apartment buildings in the area. These two are the closest, framing the tower so perfectly on this cold December evening. The picture is taken from Canoe Field on the West side, a turf soccer pitch easily identifiable by a larger than life red canoe next to it.
Watching the Ice Melt is a Canadian Pastime of Spring
Who is ready for spring? This was not the harshest of winters to live through however it did feel like the longest due to the pandemic. We are hardy people and have gotten through it – yay! The Oxford English Dictionary says a pastime is “a diversion or recreation which serves to pass the time agreeably; an activity done for pleasure rather than work…”. That kind of sums up the scene here. Grab a hot chocolate, sit in the sun, and watch the ice melt.
Canadian Forces Snowbirds #OperationInspiration Cross Canada Tour
Our much loved @CFSnowbirds performing a fly-by over Oakville-Trafalgar hospital this afternoon at 1:07pm as part of #operationinspiration. A cross Canada tour to lift our spirits as we wait out the worst of COVID-19, while paying tribute to all front line employees who are working right now. It absolutely is motivating to watch the squadron approach and do a loop around the hospital with wings tipped. We got this!
Vancouver Sea Village Featuring Houseboat Homes Along False Creek
Time to begin virtually traveling the world while we all take a pause and self-hibernate (sometimes I do feel like a bear hanging out in his den waiting for spring!) First stop is beautiful Vancouver and a look at Sea Village, a lifestyle community of houseboat homes along False Creek. These folks have the best of both worlds… living in the city and on the water. I gather keeping 6ft apart while walking on the dock to get groceries is difficult, however picture sitting at the end of the dock in front of your place watching life slowly pass by!
Day break over 16 Mile Creek
Canoeing With Your Smartphone On Canada Day… it’s a good thing!
Clarkson Cup Pre-Game Warm-up featuring Calgary Inferno and Les Canadiennes de Montreal.
Change In Colors, Thanksgiving weekend, Echo Lake